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New Approaches to Seizure First Aid

This first video in the series introduces the other videos and explains what viewers will learn and why it’s important.

Care and Comfort Seizure First Aid

Watch to learn how to care for and comfort someone having any kind of seizure.

Watch our #ShareMySeizure Public Service Announcement to see what happens when Michael has a seizure on the basketball court and how his teammates learn the key seizure first aid steps: Stay. Safe. Side.

Tailoring Seizure First Aid

Watch to learn how to tailor seizure first based on the person’s level of awareness or consciousness, age, and how the person behaves during the seizure.

Rescue Therapies: Overview and Devices

Watch to learn how to help when a seizure is lasting longer than usual or the person has a cluster of seizures. Knowing how to respond in these situations can prevent a seizure emergency. In this video, the speakers also show how to respond when a person with epilepsy has an implanted device.

Using Rescue Medications

Knowing how to respond in these situations can prevent a seizure emergency. In this video, the speakers talk about using medications to respond to seizures that last longer than usual or that repeat in a cluster.

Special Circumstances

Watch to learn about responding to seizures in special circumstances, like when a seizure occurs in water, in a car, while traveling, in the bathroom, at work, and in other special situations.

Authored By:

Epilepsy Foundation Health Communications

Resources

Epilepsy Centers

Epilepsy centers provide you with a team of specialists to help you diagnose your epilepsy and explore treatment options.

Epilepsy Medication

Find in-depth information on anti-seizure medications so you know what to ask your doctor.

Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline

Call our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline and talk with an epilepsy information specialist or submit a question online.

Tools & Forms

Download our seizure tracking app, print out seizure action plans, or explore other educational materials.