This course is a concise tutorial designed for all staff members. All employees must know the basics of epilepsy and seizures to be ready to respond to ensure the safety of students. This course covers statistics on epilepsy and seizures in general, definitions of types of seizures and their various symptoms, first aid suggestions for seizures, and suggestions to minimize injury.
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Janell Eastman is a district nurse with responsibility for over 8,300 students in 11 schools. Her past experience includes Surgical Nursing, Public Health Case Management and Occupational Health Administration. Janell developed, implemented and now manages the district's Bloodborne Disease Prevention program for all at-risk employees. She has designed multiple presentations now used throughout the district for student and faculty education. Janell graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors degree in Consumer Economics and from Westminster College with a Bachelors degree in Nursing and received her Masters of Education from Cambridge College.