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Epilepsy Education Events in March

Join us in March for a series of educational events for school nurses, students, and staff! Use the links below to register for the events and if you have any questions, contact Andrea at azonneveld@eawcp.org.



Scroll to the bottom of this page to download a copy of our 2022 School Nurse Update that includes clickable links to resources like scholarship opportunities for high school seniors, administration videos for rescue medications, and more.






Student Education Programs

We are offering several scheduled programs for students in March. Contact Andrea at azonneveld@eawcp.org if you would like to schedule a program for your class at a different time.

My Not-So-Secret Seizures (30 minutes)

March 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd at 9:00am or 1:00pm

For our youngest audiences, this program is based on a picture book that will be read aloud, and each student will receive a coloring book of the story. We will ship coloring books to your classroom.

Register your class: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqd-CurjsiGtxjLFiAAKqdQgE0T2fOWCM4

1 in 26 (45 minutes)

March 15th, 16th, 22nd, and 23rd at 10:00am or 2:00pm

For 4th grade and up, this program talks about epilepsy and seizures and how to support your peers. It also includes a series of short videos featuring kids from western Pennsylvania who have epilepsy.

Register your class: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkce-gqTIiHNYh2E29xjZRaFTKgD7tNBfV

Seizures and Service Dogs (30 minutes)

March 18th at 10am orMarch 25th at 1pm

This program includes a special guest speaker - one of our Oscar Project recipients. We will talk about seizure first aid and how service dogs are trained to help their humans. Availability of this program depends on the schedule of our guest speaker.

Register your class: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrdOGoqzorHtGD3cFgcMFIwjwxpvRH6DXW



School Staff Training

Epilepsy and Seizures

For faculty and staff, this presentation provides an overview of epilepsy and seizures. Topics that are covered include seizure recognition and first aid, treatments for epilepsy, and how to manage seizures in a school setting. Free Act 48 credits can be provided.

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtdu2trj4rGdXo00CXswFe717dzwv2aNxD



Epilepsy Treatments School Nurse Workshop

Saturday, March 12th

10:00am 12:00pm

Register:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrduysqT0vHN39MvG2rPVu4oqUdDuIg2ze

Join the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA and Dr. Todd Barron, a neurologist from WellSpan Pediatric Neurology, to learn about epilepsy treatments. This two-hour, virtual workshop will include updates on new medications, including rescue medications, and other treatments for epilepsy. We will also be joined by representatives from LivaNova, maker of the VNS device, and Neurelis, maker of the intranasal diazepam rescue medication Valtoco.Act 48 credits are available for participants who complete the registration and post-survey.

File: 2022 School Nurse Update.pdf