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:
To sign up, click on a class below for online registration or call (813) 660-6101.
Join us for one of the listed sessions for an informative lunch and learn presentation on both heart and mind health.
Heart health becomes increasingly important as we age. During this presentation cardiologists will discuss the functions of the heart, and common diseases and concerns that arise with age. Signs, symptoms and treatments for peripheral artery disease, heart arrhythmias, heart failure and heart valve disease will be discussed.
During this presentation mental health experts will discuss the difference between normal and abnormal memory changes with aging, and signs and symptoms of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Additional topics include:
• Similarities and differences between dementia and depression
• Current treatment and diagnosis advancements for Alzheimer’s disease
• Current areas of clinical research
• Lifestyle behaviors to reduce the risk of dementia
The importance of preventive care and referrals to specialists from primary care physicians will also
Joints are structured to allow the body to move freely in a wide range of motion, however, they can begin to deteriorate over time. With advancements in hip and knee replacements, these surgeries can be performed completely as outpatient procedures. Join us as Philip “Flip” Clifford, MD explains how these procedures offer a more rapid recovery with less pain, fewer complications and the ability to return to normal activities quickly. Complimentary refreshments included.
Take charge of your mental health. Tampa General Hospital has partnered with myStrength™ to offer custom tools to help you overcome the challenges you face.
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.