Take School Nurse Training & Win an IPAD!

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi Is giving away 4 Ipads to 4 lucky School Nurses!

Starting March 1—July 31, 2013 the Epilepsy Foundation is having a contest just for School Nurses.  There will be one lucky winner from each region that’s listed on the Mississippi School Nurses Association website.  All you have to do is complete the online Managing Students with Seizures course through NASN.  Provide proof to the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi of completion then you will receive a Managing Students with Seizures: Affiliate Presentation Guide, Quick Reference Guide  and your name goes into the drawing.  It’s that simple, you are  getting continuing education credits and helping to change and improve the lives of children with seizures!

Rules for the contest

  • Must complete the online course by July 31,2013.
  • Must provide proof of completion to the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi by July 31, 2013 via mail, email, or fax. (Include School Region, Email, & Mailing Address.)
  • One winner from each region!


Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses is an accredited continuing education training program designed to provide the school nurse with information, strategies and resources that will enable him/her to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive treatment outcomes, maximizing educational and developmental opportunities, and ensuring a safe supportive environment.

This NO COST training program is available online through the National Association of School Nurses’ Online Continuing Education Learning Center.  The program is divided into five modules to assist the school nurse in learning to effectively manage seizures in a school environment.  At the completion of this training, the participant will be able to:

  • Recognize seizure activity and it impact on students
  • Ensure appropriate seizure first aid is given while minimizing stigma
  • Coordinate ongoing treatment with the student, parents, the school and health care team
  • Train teachers and other personnel to recognize and manage seizures
  • Help to create an environment in which the child continues to achieve educational goals

*Upon completion participants will receive 3.2 CNE Contact Hours.

To Access the Online Training:

1.       Visit www.nasn.org

2.       Search on “seizures”

3.       Select “Managing Students with Seizures”

4.       Scroll down to “Participating in this training online”

5.       Click on “Learning Center” to go to NASN’s Online Continuing Education Learning Center


For More Information Contact:

Tres Townsend or Rachel Melson

Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi

tresmsepilepsy@bellsouth.net or


Please click the Contest Flyer and School Nurse Flyer for more information on winning an IPAD!