Seizure Training for School Personnel (CDC Course No. RPWD 2903) was developed in response to the need for a consistent educational tool to help promote a positive social and educational environment for students living with seizures and epilepsy.
Course modules include:
By completing the course, school personnel will be able to:
Recognize four common seizure types
Identify three types of impacts that seizures have on students
List three first aid steps in helping students having a seizure
Recognize three aspects that make a seizure a medical emergency
Define two basic aspects of social support for students with seizures
Describe three ways to academically support students with seizures
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Questions & Answers
Who can take the course?
Anyone can take the course to learn about epilepsy in the school house settings, but the content is intended for school personnel who want an introduction to seizure identification and first aid strategies, including:
Are there any prerequisites to take the course?
There are no prerequisites to take the course.
How long does it take to complete the course?
Time to complete the course varies by each user. There is 1 required module in the training, and 1 supporting resource module which takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.
What materials or equipment do I need to take the course?
How do I get credit for taking the course?
Upon completing the course, you must complete the online posttest and evaluation. Refer to the Instructions for Course Credit below.
How long is the posttest?
The posttest consists of several multiple-choice questions
Instructions for Course Credits
Questions? Contact CDC Training and Continuing Education Online at 1-800-41TRAIN or 404-639-1292.
Course Contact Information
For assistance with registration, completing the course assessment and posttest, transcripts, and printing continuing education certificates, please contact OWCD Training and Continuing Education. OWCD can be reached via:
Email: Training and Continuing Education Online www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
Phone: 1-800-41-TRAIN (Monday- Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm ET)
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Statements & Policies
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU's for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to <1.0> total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are <0>. CDC provider number 98614.
CPH: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer (1.0) CPH recertification credits for this program.
CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. For assistance, please contact NBPHE at http://www.NBPHE.org.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
To receive continuing education (CE):
FEES: There are no fees for CE.
Origination Date: August 17, 2017
Expiration Date: August 17, 2019.