Seizure First Aid – Stay, Safe, Side.

Seizure First Aid Poster

Why Is Seizure First Aid Important?

On average, 1 in 10 people will have a seizure during their lifetime and 1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a very common neurological disorder affecting over 3.4 million Americans.

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. A person could get hurt during a seizure and sometimes a seizure could become a medical emergency.

For most seizures, basic seizure first aid is all that is needed. The steps are simple – Stay. Safe. Side – anyone can help.

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How To Be Seizure First Aid Certified?
While everyone should know basic seizure first aid, becoming Seizure First Aid Certified takes you further. You will learn about epilepsy, how to recognize seizure symptoms, identify correct and incorrect ways of helping someone, and learn when a seizure is an emergency – identify when to call 9-1-1. 

Join our 90-minute Seizure Recognition and First Aid Certification.

November 17, 2021 at 7pm – 8:30pm
December 23, 2021 at 7pm – 8:30pm

Additional Resources
-Understanding Seizures and Epilepsy
-First Aid for Seizures
-Safety and Seizures 
-Safety and Seizures (in depth) 
-Epilepsy Foundation Los Angeles Brochure

For more information, we invite you to contact our Helpline for support, education, and referrals to specialty care and other community organizations. 

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