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Calling All School Nurses!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Epilepsy Association of Utah is hosting a “Managing Students with Seizures” training program.
SALT
LAKE CITY, Utah, April 3, 2013 – The National Association of School
Nurses and the Colorado chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation have extended
an invitation to the Epilepsy Association of Utah and Utah School
Nurses to participate in a training for school nurses in managing
students with seizures.  
ABOUT MANAGING STUDENTS WITH SEIZURES
The
training will be held on Saturday, April 27th 2013 from 10:30 am until
2:00 pm at the Huntsman Education Auditorium in Salt Lake City’s LDS
Hospital.  When you attend, you will learn several things; The impact of
seizures on learning and behavior; Current treatment options and their
side effects; Simple strategies for creating a more positive and
supportive environment; Critical issues related to medication
administration and delegation; Key components of a seizure action plan;
Appropriate first aid for all seizure types; the essential elements of
seizure training for school personnel; steps you can take now to help
maximize educational and developmental opportunities for students with
seizures.  With this training comes lunch, a presentation toolkit, and
3.2 CEUs through NASN.  
Space
is limited so please register for the Managing Students with Seizures
training with the Epilepsy Association of Utah today!  Click here to fill out the online registration form, or copy and paste the following URL: http://epilepsyut.org/registration_training_2013.html 
Please submit your registration and payment by Friday, April 19, 2013.   
Contact: Holly E. Ferrin
Phone: (801) 931-9629

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