Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification Training

For More Information:

Belleville Office - Janet Shearrer at (618) 236-2181, ext 114 (janet2@epilepsygsil.org)

Mount Vernon Office - Louis Beckley at (618) 244-6680 (louisb@epilepsygsil.org)

Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification Training

Knowing how to help someone during a seizure can make a difference and save a life. While there are many different types of seizures, during many of them a person may be confused, not aware of what is going on, or unconscious. Most seizures end on their own or in a few minutes. Some people go back to what they were doing quickly. Others need to recover, and it could take minutes to hours to resume usual activity. A person could get hurt during a seizure or a seizure could last too long, or the seizures could cluster. This training will provide you the information to correctly help a person having a seizure.

About the Training

Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification is a formal training offered by the Epilepsy Foundation that teaches people:

This certification last two years. You will be sent an email to recertify every two years with a shorter online class.

Seizure First Aid Certification is designed for people who:

How can I become Seizure First Aid Certified?

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