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TGH Health Education Schedule

Tampa General Hospital's Community Health Education department offers a variety of programs to help you identify health risks, manage conditions and achieve better health. Classes and lectures are provided by TGH physicians and certified health educators. Many programs are free and a referral is not required. Contact one of our health educators with any questions:

 
Tampa General Hospital Health Educators
Tampa General Hospital Health Educator Juliana Castillo
Juliana Castillo

Community Engagement Coordinator 
 
Tampa General Hospital Health Educator Tamika Powe
Tamika Powe

Community Health
Educator
 
 

Maria Melendez

Community Engagement Coordinator  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To sign up, click on a class below for online registration or call (813) 660-6101. 

 
August 14      Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | S Tampa
August 28       | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | Brandon 
September 11 | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | S Tampa
September 25 | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | Brandon 
October 9        | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | S Tampa
October 23      | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | Brandon 
November 13  | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | S Tampa
November 27  | Bleeding Control Basics: Stop the Bleed | Brandon
 
Launched by the White House in October 2015, Stop the Bleed is a national campaign that highlights the importance of Stop the Bleed training. This awareness campaign encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Join us for our free Bleeding Control Basics class, taught by Tampa General Hospital instructors, and learn skills that can help you save a life during a bleeding emergency.
 
 
August 21| Powerful Tools for Caregivers| S Tampa 
Are you caring for an older adult with a chronic illness?  Caregiving can cause stress on your physical and emotional health.  Powerful Tools for Caregivers teaches you tools to help improve your caregiving experience.  Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program to help caregivers learn to take care of themselves. In this course you have the opportunity to learn to 1) reduce stress and improve your confidence, 2) learn from your emotions, 3) learn effective communication skills, 4) improve your decision-making skills, and
5) connect with resources. Please note: A pre-screening phone survey must be completed before registration. Contract Tamika Powe at tpowe@tgh.org to set up an appointment. This is a 6-session workshop. Each session builds on skills and discussions from the previous session. Meeting Dates:  Aug 21, 28; Sep 4, 11, 18, 25. Registration is required as seating is limited.
 
Living health with Chronic Conditions, TGH’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is a 6-session program that helps people with chronic conditions learn valuable strategies that will help them build the skills and confidence needed to coordinate all aspects of managing their condition. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and/or increase life’s activities.  Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, 6) decision making, and, 7) how to evaluate new treatments. This is a 6-session workshop. Each session builds on skills and discussions from the previous session. Meeting dates are Aug 22, 29; Sep 5, 12, 19, 26Registration is required as seating is limited.
 
 
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If you are interested in using the FREE myStrength online self-help resource, please call (813) 660-6107 to receive your Access Code. Then visit www.mystrength.com , click on "Sign Up" and enter your Access Code. Complete the myStrength sign-up process and personal profile to access all resources.