SAVE THE DATE on Wednesday July 29th, 2020 at 7 PM  to learn more about “Seizure Smart Training.”

Registration is Required:

You must register no later than Wednesday July 29th by noon (12:00 PM)-NO EXCEPTIONS.  


Register in advance for this meeting:



When you are registering, please type in your legal name (no nicknames, etc). 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Seizures can be unpredictable and seldom happen in convenient locations. A person who experiences a seizure in a park, at school, on an airplane, or any number of places may need to rely on the people around them to recognize what’s happening and help keep them safe until the seizure passes. Seizure Smart Training is an opportunity to learn about epilepsy and seizures right in your own community. EFMN’s general hour-long Seizure Training is a resource that helps participants identify seizures, learn seizure first aid, and overcome the myths surrounding epilepsy. 

Presentation length: 1 hour

Presenter: Amy Haugen​

"Amy Haugen is the Regional Program Manager for the Epilepsy Foundation of MN.  In her role she manages all regional staff and programming for EFMN, as well as being responsible for implementing all programs and services for 20 counties in west central MN.  She leads support groups and offers social events for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy in west central MN, provides Seizure Smart educational trainings for all requests in the region, and works and supports individuals with epilepsy to  advocate for themselves in all aspects of their lives including health, career and schooling.   Amy has a bachelor's of science degree in social work from Concordia College, Moorhead MN.  She has spent her career in multiple "helping professions" including leading youth and family ministry programs in several churches, managing a staffing office at a mid sized hospital in Fargo, ND, and providing programs and services to individuals and families managing epilepsy diagnoses first in the NWMN/eastern ND region, and now in West Central MN. Amy's daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy at 7 months of age, had a rare intractable form of epilepsy and passed away in her sleep from a seizure when she was 3 1/2 years old." 


Everyone will be required to register in Zoom for the free CEU. 

More information about registering for the FREE CEU will be e-mailed and posted on chapter Facebook pages at least two (2) weeks prior to the event.

Instructions on how to register and log into Zoom will also be e-mailed out prior to the event.

Zoom Information:

Please take some time and get yourself familiar with Zoom PRIOR to the meeting.


Using a phone during the presentation?

If you are planning on using your phone to listen to the presentation, you MUST change your phone number to your REGISTERED name (the name that you registered with).  


Before and During the Presentation:

Use your registered name when you enter the presentation.  I will not accept an unknown registered name-this is including phone numbers. 

All participants will be on mute when entering Zoom.

You will not be accepted into the presentation if you are logging in after 7:10 PM.  Plan on logging in early.  I will start accepting participants into the "room" around 6:40 PM.

Must attend 80% or more of the presentation to obtain your free CEU.

There will be an announcement made during the presentation on how you will be able to obtain your CG CEU (it will be done a different way than previous). If you miss the announcement, you will not receive your CEU.




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