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Epilepsy  101

Epilepsy 101 (a) Introduction to Epilepsy

Epilepsy 101 (b) Types of Seizures

Epilepsy 101 (c) First Aid for Seizures

Epilepsy 101 (d) Diagnoses and Treatment

Epilepsy 101 (e) Medical Terminology

Epilepsy 101 QUIZ – Covers Lectures A – E

SUDEP AWARENESS

SUDEP Education

SUDEP Awareness Quiz

Syndromes

Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Dravet Syndrome

The SCN1A Gene

West syndrome (infantile spasms)

Syndrome Quiz

Cannabis and Epilepsy 

 CBD for Epilepsy Survey

 

Florida’s Compassionate Use Act

Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Epilepsy Conference Videos

Cannabinoid Clarification

Epilepsy Syndromes in Children – EXTERNAL RESOURCE (NYU)

Links below go to http://epilepsy.med.nyu.edu/

First Aid for Seizures

First Aid for Seizures (a) Overview

First Aid for Seizures (b) Convulsive and Non-Convulsive

First Aid for Seizures (c) Special Locations and Circumstances

First Aid for Seizures (d) Managing Prolonged Seizures

First Aid for Seizures (e) Childcare

First Aid for Seizures (f) Seniors with Seizures

First Aid for Seizures Quiz – Covers Lectures A – F

Epilepsy And Autism

Just for Kids

Q&A For Kids When Mom or Dad have Epilepsy

Thinking About Epilepsy – Changing perceptions through education Targeted at about 5th grade level. Produced by and distributed with consent from the Anita Kaufmann Foundation

Teens with Epilepsy

Teens and Epilepsy (a) Overview

Teens and Epilepsy (b) Take Charge!

Preparing for College with Epilepsy

Women and Epilepsy

Women and Epilepsy (a) Overview

Women and Epilepsy (b) Hormones and Menopause

Women and Epilepsy (c) Family Planning and Epilepsy

Women and Epilepsy (d) Having a healthy baby

Men and Epilepsy

Men and Epilepsy Things every good daddy knows

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy (a) Types of Seizures

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy (b) Causes of Seizures

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy (c) Treatment

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy (d) More about TBI

Seniors Citizens and Epilepsy (e) Reducing the Risk of TBI Worksheet

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Information

Americans with Disabilities Act

Depressions

PEARLS Program– PEARLS is a national evidence-based treatment program for depression  — Creating active, rewarding lives in seniors and in adults with epilepsy.

Just for Parents

School Children And Epilepsy

Thinking About Epilepsy – Changing perceptions through education Targeted at about 5th grade level. Produced by and distributed with consent from the Anita Kaufmann Foundation

More Parent’s Resources

Babysitting

Babysitter’s Guide – For Parents and Babysitters

Driving with Epilepsy

Driving with Epilepsy

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety (a) Overview

Bicycle Safety (b) 11 Smart Tips

Bicycle Safety (c) Florida’s Bicycle Laws and Tips

Bicycle Safety (d) Florida’s Bicycle Helmet Law in Full

Shaken Baby Impact Syndrome

Shaken Baby Impact Syndrome (a) Pre-Course Questions

Shaken Baby Impact Syndrome (b) Overview

Teachers, Nurses and School Faculty

Thinking About Epilepsy – Changing perceptions through education>

Targeted at about 5th grade level. Produced by and distributed with consent from the Anita Kaufmann Foundation

Working with Epilepsy and Homelessness

This PDF document, published by the Queen’s Nursing Institute, was produced in response to evidence that people who are homeless are at much greater risk of epilepsy. This document offers guidance to nurses treating the homeless who may have epilepsy.

 

Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses

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Managing Students with Seizures is a continuing education training program designed to provide the school nurse with information, strategies and resources that will enable him/her to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive treatment outcomes, maximizing educational and developmental opportunities, and ensuring a safe and supportive environment. The Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses program is divided into three modules to assist the school nurse in learning to effectively manage seizures in a school environment.

Nurses can earn the following types of credits through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Continuing Education Unit Online Education Center:

  • CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    This activity provides 3.2 contact hours.
  • IACET CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 ANSI/IACET CEU’s for this program

The School Nurse Training Program is a continuing education training program designed to provide school nurses with information, strategies and resources that will enable him/her to better manage students with seizures by:

  • Supporting positive treatment outcomes
  • Maximizing educational and developmental opportunities
  • Ensuring a safe and supportive environment

Visit this site to begin your training.

 Healthy Measures for East Central Florida

Healthy Measures of East Central Florida began in 2011 under the leadership of the Health Council of East Central Florida, aiming to improve the quality of life for residents of Brevard, Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties.

Community Dashboard

  • Use this site as a tool for community assessment, strategic planning, collaboration, community capacity development, grant writing, and advocacy
  • Compare BrevardOsceolaOrangeand Seminole county’s health with other Florida counties and national targets.
  • Review promising practices that your organization or agency might consider introducing into your local community.
  • Use the Report Assistant to create quick reports and summaries for your board members and other stakeholders.

Disability Rights Florida

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Since 1977, Disability Rights Florida has provided free and confidential legal and advocacy assistance to people with disabilities. Learn more about our mission, priorities, and services as well as how to request assistance for you or someone you know. Learn about your rights on our YouTube Channel or Website!

Traveler’s Handbook For People with Epilepsy
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People with epilepsy need to take special precautions when travelling. The Traveller’s Handbook for People with Epilepsy, which has recently been updated, is a very useful booklet for anyone undertaking a trip. It contains general advice for travelers, covering such topics as accommodation, insurance, driving and getting around. It also includes a set of First Aid instructions, reminders regarding medication and a very practical selection of phrases.

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  1. Maybe I need to move back to Florida …

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