Coastal Medical Health Education Classes
Coastal Medical offers a variety of free educational classes to help our patients better understand and manage their health.
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Coastal Medical offers a free education session for Coastal patients and families that provides information and support for regarding advance care planning and advance directives. See below for the next available session.
An advance directive is a tool for you to identify and document your wishes surrounding your health goals and preferences at the end of life. Most importantly, having these conversations with your provider and family early ensures that your wishes are known and honored when you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
The goal of the Advance Care Planning education session is to:
- Define what Advance Directives are in detail
- Discuss advantages of completing advance directives
- Understand the different types of advance directives and identify the right documents for you
- Provide detailed steps on how to discuss with your provider and complete the documents to successfully
Advance Care Planning Education (Zoom) Class Registration
Virtual (Zoom) Event
November 9, 2021 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here
Session 1: Diabetes Basics and Self Management
Learn about the causes of diabetes and the symptoms of high or low blood sugars. Review self-monitoring of blood sugars & certain factors that may affect your readings. Lastly, learn about how to manage your blood sugars when you are sick.
Session 2: Diabetes and Nutrition
Learn how exercise and food can affect your blood sugar level. Learn how to read nutrition labels and what foods are best to keep blood sugars under control. Learn how to develop your own healthy meal plan.
All classes will be held online using Zoom. You do not have to have a Zoom subscription to view the classes.
Diabetes Virtual (Zoom) Class Registrations
Session 1: Diabetes Basics and Self-management
September 14, 2021, 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here
Session 2: Diabetes Basics and Nutrition
September 21, 2021, 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here
Diabetes and Navigating the Grocery Store
October 19, 2021, 12 - 1 p.m. | Register here
Diabetes and Technology
November 16, 2021, 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here
This is a free, smoking cessation information and support class for Coastal patients wishing to stop smoking.
- Understand your smoking habit
- Learn how to avoid and alter trigger situations
- Learn how to substitute an alternative for cigarettes
- Set a smoking stop date and develop a cessation plan
Smoking Cessation Virtual (Zoom) Class
Smoking Cessation Information and Support - 1 Class
October 12, 2021, 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here
There are many different reasons and ways we feel stress. Learn about your body’s natural reaction to stress, recognize your body’s individual signs, and connect through tips and tricks to promote daily relaxation and healthy habits.
Holiday Eating and Stress Management
December 14, 2021, 4 - 5 p.m. | Register here