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


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.




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