Diabetes Outpatient Education Open to all people with diabetes and their families, this
program is offered in six sessions of an hour and one-half each.
Numerous topics are covered during the sessions, including a
beginning survey, types of diabetes, nutritional management,
exercise benefits, medications, self-monitoring, and community
resources. Check the
Lifespan.org calendar for upcoming diabetes education
programs and support group meetings.
Healthwise for Life The mission of HealthwiseÃ’ is to help people make better
health decisions. The workshop articipants learn to:
Prevent health problems with good self-care,
self-management and wellness behaviors
Avoid unnecessary care through evidence-based
Link to HealthwiseÃ’ Knowledgebase (online
source): comprehensive, up-to-date, credible,
evidence-based, consumer friendly health
Take home the HealthwiseÃ’ Handbook. This will
help people deal with common health problems,
partner with their doctors, live better with
chronic disease, stay healthy and avoid
Safe Sitter - Essential skills for kids ages 11-14 Safe Sitter is more than just a babysitting course.
Sponsored by Hasbro Children's Hospital and Lifespan, the
program covers a range of topics over two days, advocating safe
child care, good parenting skills and responsible
More about Safe Sitter
Emergency Cardiovascular Care Program for Kids Lifespan Community Health Services is offering a free,
45-minute class on emergency cardiac care for school children,
Teaching Children to Save Lives.
More about Teaching Children to Save Lives
HiTECH Heart Program
The HiTECH Heart program (Help in Teaching Elementary Children
about Healthy Hearts) is a free multilesson, introductory series
designed to help elementary school students discover how the
heart works and how to use healthy behaviors to care for it. More
about the HiTECH Heart Program
Life Support/CPR Training The Lifespan Community Training Center offers several life
support training programs both for the general public and for
health care providers.
More about life support classes
Speakers Bureau Lifespan Community Health Services provides speakers on a
wide variety of health topics.