Education Events


Upcoming Seizure Trainings


Parent Workshop
September 29th, 8:30pm - 12:30pm
Hamline University, Anderson Center (Room 111)

Parents of youth with epilepsy are welcome to join us to discuss anti-seizure medications and how to work with your child’s school.

Dr. Doug Smith from Minnesota Epilepsy Group will present "Seizure Drugs 101: Of all the seizure drugs to choose from, how does your doctor pick which medication (or medications) are best?" What medications are more likely to make you sleepy or "drunk?" Dr. Smith will review all medication options currently available, discuss possible side effects, and share the secrets of how doctors choose from them.

Donna McKenny, BSN, will discuss the various aspects that go into working and communicating with your child’s school and best practices to ensure the most positive and successful outcomes.



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School Personnel Webinar
Oct 2, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

One in ten people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Do you know how to respond? Teachers, school nurses, staff, and families work together to reduce bullying and foster understanding of epilepsy in schools.  Learn about seizures, epilepsy, identifying the common seizure types and how to respond appropriately. We'll also share treatment options and tips for a successful school environment. Cost: Free; 1 CEU will be awarded.

 

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Seizure Trainings in the Community:


 - 2018 dates coming soon - 

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The Epilpesy Foundation of Minnesota's 2018 Epilepsy & Seizure Wellness Expo will be held Saturday, Nov 10 from 8am - 12pm at the Delta by Marriot hotel. 

Registration now open!

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