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Edmonton Zone Patient Education Classes (Virtual)

Edmonton area Primary Care Networks are working together to offer a variety of education classes to patients. Attendance at these classes do not require a referral and are open to anyone in the Edmonton area.

To Register

All classes are offered via zoom platform so can be accessed utilizing a smartphone, laptop or tablet anywhere with internet access. Registration varies by PCN so please check the registration link.


Diabetes Management

Healthy Eating for Managing Blood Sugars

Learn how to balance different types of food to help manage blood sugars. A Registered Dietitian will answer any questions you have around diabetes including meal timing and portion sizes.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ENPCN

September 17

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

October 21

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

November 12

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

December 8

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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Living with Pre-Diabetes/Diabetes

Learn the health risks related to having pre-diabetes or diabetes. You will also find out what healthy lifestyle changes you can make to better manage your blood sugars.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ENPCN

September 9

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

October 9

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

November 4

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

November 30

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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Diabetes 101 - The Basics

Learn about diabetes, how it is treated and the potential problems it can cause to your health. Find out how to make changes to your daily life to help you control diabetes, such as managing your blood sugar level, taking care of your feet and setting personal goals. It is beneficial to take the Diabetes 201 class to learn more about managing your food and lifestyle with diabetes.

PCN Class Date Time # of Sessions To Register Information
SPPCN Tuesday, July 6  6:00 - 7:30 pm 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN Wednesday, July 21 10:00 - 11:30 am 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN Tuesday, August 10  6:00 - 7:30 pm 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN Monday, August 23 2:00 - 3:30 pm 1 780-410-8000 Click Here

Diabetes 201 - Managing Food and Lifestyles with Diabetes

Learn how different foods change your blood sugar and find out how to make snacks and meals so you can better control your blood sugar. We will talk about the importance of physical activity and how to exercise safely. It is beneficial to take the Diabetes 101 class to learn more about living with diabetes.

PCN Class Date Time # of Sessions To Register Information
SPPCN September 27  6:00 - 7:30 pm 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN October 14  10:00 - 11:30 am 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN October 26   6:00 - 7:30 pm 1 780-410-8000 Click Here
SPPCN November 8         
SPPCN November 25         
SPPCN December 7         
SPPCN December 16         

Healthy Living

Moving on with Persistent Pain

Learn ways to manage pain including planning your activities to improve stamina and energy while preventing flare up. You will also explore the relationship between anxiety and stress and pain levels, along with learning to set goals to change your lifestyle and decrease pain.

PCN Class Date Time # of Sessions  To Register Information
ENPCN Tuesday, July 20 1:30 - 3:30 pm 780-473-7131 Click Here

Mental Health

Nutrition

Meal Planning

Meal planning can help you save time and money and help you eat healthier. Join a Registered Dietitian to learn the steps to successfully plan a week's worth of meals.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

EOPCN

September 13

2:00 - 3:30PM

1

780.453.3757 ext 142

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EOPCN

October 13

5:30 - 7:00PM

1

780.453.3757 ext 142

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ESPCN

September 27

6:30 – 8:00PM

2

780.395.2626

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ESPCN

December 1

6:30 – 8:00PM

2

780.395.2626

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Eating the Mediterranean Way

The Mediterranean diet is an evidence-based diet proven to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, and helps with weight management. This way of eating is popular in countries such as Greece, Italy, Morocco and Spain. Learn how incorporating foods like vegetables, fruits, lentils, lean proteins and nuts can be beneficial to your health and well-being.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

EOPCN

September 7

1:30 - 2:45PM

1

780.453.3757 ext 142

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EOPCN

October 20

6:30 - 7:45PM

1

780.453.3757 ext 142

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SPPCN

September 13

2:00 – 4:30PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

September 14

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

October 7

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

October 21

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

November 8

2:30 – 4:00PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

December 13

2:30 – 4:00PM

1

780.410.8000

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6-Session Obesity Clinic Nutrition Classes

Daily activity tips and weight-loss strategies offered at every session. Patients are encouraged to attend all six sessions and can start during any week as the classes repeat every six sessions.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

Westview

September 7

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

September 21

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

October 5

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

October 19

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

November 2

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

November 16

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

December 7

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

December 21

6:30 – 7:30PM

6

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Mindful Eating

Learn how to improve your relationship with food by honouring internal cues, observing hunger and fullness, savouring your food and discovering strategies to overcome mindless eating.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

EWPCN

September 20

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.443.7477

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EWPCN

October 21

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.443.7477

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EWPCN

November 15

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.443.7477

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EWPCN

December 08

6:00 – 7:30PM

1

780.443.7477

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Why Nutrition Matters

If you have questions about what to eat or how much to eat, this class could be for you! Learn how your body’s digestive system works, how to space out your meals and include a balance of nutrients in your meals to help you feel full and energized until your next mealtime. This class also covers many popular nutrition and food myths. You’ll leave the class with a better understanding of how to fuel your body to meet your nutrient needs.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ENPCN

September 14

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

November 4

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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Introduction to Mindful Eating Active Living

If you've struggled with being on diets in the past, have frequent food cravings or often feel uncomfortable in your body, this class could be for you. The introductory class offers you a different non-diet approach so that you may better understand why you eat the way you do.

You'll be given tools to help increase a feeling of control over food and satisfaction with eating. The class is designed to give you a different perspective on weight loss with an overall goal of helping you feel at peace with your body.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ENPCN

September 22

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

October 4

1:30 – 3:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

October 29

8:30 – 10:30AM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

November 18

1:30 – 3:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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ENPCN

December 15

5:30 – 7:30PM

1

780.473.7131

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Heart Health

This class will provide you with a greater understanding of what hypertension and dyslipidemia are and what factors cause them, as well as effective ways to control and treat them. Learn how your diet and medication work to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol to improve your Heart Health. 

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

Westview

September 8

2:00 – 3:30PM

1

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

October 13

2:00 – 3:30PM

1

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

November 10

2:00 – 3:30PM

1

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Westview

December 8

2:00 – 3:30PM

1

780.960.9533

Ext 234

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Health Basics

Health Basics is a simple, positive and empowering class. It is for those who want to choose healthy living, become more active and shift their perspectives. Health Basics focuses on application of simple foundational diet, exercise and mindset approaches to healthier living. 

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ESPCN

October 21

6:30 – 8:00PM

8

780.395.2626

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Weight Management

Learn about what affects our weight and how to identify and overcome barriers you are facing. Work with a Registered Dietitian to set goals and make real changes in your life.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ESPCN

November 3

6:30 – 8:00PM

3

780.395.2626

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Physical Activity & Exercise

Drop In Excercise

Led by an Exercise Specialist, this class focuses on guiding you through low impact stretches and exercises. Each class will focus on a specific muscle group, so you optimize your workout and learn exercises associated with different muscle groups. We do not require medical screenings for participation in this class, so if you have any concerns please contact one of our Exercise Specialists to discuss them.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

SPPCN

Weekly Mondays

1:30 – 2:00PM

1

780.410.8000

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SPPCN

Weekly Thursdays

1:30 – 2:00PM

1

780.410.8000

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Beginner Exercise Classes with an Exercise Specialist

Join us every weekday at 12:15 PM for a 30-minute beginner workout you can do from your living room. Our exercise specialists will lead you through a fitness session that’s good for your heart AND muscles. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

EOPCN

Weekdays

12:15PM

 

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Moving for Health

Supervised exercise group that will help you become more confident with getting physically active. Some of the education topics include: How to start exercising, How we feel when we exercise, Barriers to getting active, Setting goals and building a plan, Nutrition and our health, Community resources available. This group is perfect for anyone who is new to exercise or has been away from activity for a while. Starting with the basics, this beginner-level exercise program will incorporate cardio and strength training into your life.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ESPCN

October 18

7:00 – 8:30PM

6

780.395.2626

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Pregnancy

Early Prenatal

Provides education for expecting parents who are in the first 20 weeks of their pregnancy. Topics include prenatal care, management of common symptoms, nutrition and physical activity. Attending with partners or a support person are encouraged.

PCN

Date

Time

# of sessions

To Register

Information

ESPCN

November 8

6:30 – 8:00PM

1

780.395.2626

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