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Offerings from AHS and Other PCNs

​Additional Virtual Patient Education Classes

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.

Please note all classes are offered virtually.

Registration varies, so please check the registration links or call the phone number listed.

Happiness Basics 

Happiness Basics is a course that helps you boost your overall happiness. Learn how to make lifestyle changes and add new habits into your everyday life to create more joy.

Virtual Class, Edmonton Southside PCN
October 28, 6:30pm for 8 weeks
To register, call 780.395.2626

Virtual Class, St. Albert & Sturgeon PCN
November 3, 12:00pm for 4 weeks
To register, visit their website here

Virtual Class, Leduc Beaumont Devon PCN
November 5, 6:00pm for 4 weeks 
To register, call 780.986.6624 or visit their website here

Understanding Depression

Have things been looking bleak? Are you not enjoying the activities you used to love? This may be depression. Learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatments available for depression, including medications and therapy options. It’s OK to not be OK.

Virtual Class, St. Albert & Sturgeon PCN
October 13, 12:00 p.m.
November 10, 6:30 p.m.
To register, visit their website here

Managing Stress

Stress is a fact of life. But not all stress is BAD! Learn how to manage day to day and chronic stress and keep yourself feeling in control when your stress levels are off the charts! 

Virtual Class, St. Albert & Sturgeon PCN
October 27, 6:30 p.m. 
To register, visit their website here

Minding Stress (2 Session Series)

Understand the impact of stress and learn steps to build awareness of your stressors. Learn practical stress-management skills to create an effective stress management plan. 

Virtual Class, Alberta Health Services
To register, call 780.401.2665.

Breaking the Cycle of Anxiety

Have you been called a worrier? Is your mind always racing? You may have anxiety or an anxiety disorder. Learn what you can do to cope and some practical strategies to help keep you feeling calmer. Find out about treatment options including therapy and medications.

Virtual Class, St. Albert & Sturgeon PCN
October 20, 6:30 p.m.
To register, visit their website here

Adult Anxiety

Adults will learn to recognize the signs of unwanted anxious thoughts and feelings. They will learn and practice new tools to manage anxiety and panic attacks.

Virtual Class, Leduc Beaumont Devon PCN
October 19, 6:00pm
To register, call 780.986.6624 or visit their website here


Label Reading

The Label Reading workshop will help you feel more confident in understanding food labels at the grocery store. Join a Registered Dietitian to learn about how to use the information on a food package to make healthier choices.

Virtual Class, Edmonton Southside PCN
November 26, 6:30 p.m. 

To register, call 780.395.2626

Virtual Class, Edmonton Oliver PCN
Offered once per month – live facilitator (Soon to be on demand)
See here for more information.
To register, call 780.453.3757 ext.142. 


Meal Planning

Meal Planning is a two-part workshop designed to teach you the skills needed to successfully plan meals for you and your whole family. Work with a Registered Dietitian to learn tips and tricks for planning a whole week’s worth of meals.

Virtual Class, Edmonton Southside PCN
November 26, 6:30pm for 2 weeks
To register, call 780.395.2626

Virtual Class, Edmonton Oliver PCN
Offered once per month – live facilitator
See here for more information.
To register, call 780.453.3757 ext.142. 

Eating the Mediterranean Way

Learn the health benefits of this well-studied way of eating and how to apply it to your lifestyle.

Virtual Class, Leduc Beaumont Devon PCN
November 4, 6:00 p.m.
To register, call 780.986.6624 or visit their website here

Virtual Class, Edmonton Oliver PCN
Offered once per month – live instructor
See here for more information.

Weight Management

Weight Management is a workshop for anyone wanting to learn more about how to make healthy changes to manage and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Join a Registered Dietitian to learn the factors that affect our weight such as genetics and past weight history, emotions and eating habits, environment, medical history and activity patterns.

Virtual Class, Edmonton Southside PCN
October 22, 6:30 p.m. 
To register, call 780.395.2626.

Weight Management - Level One (3 sessions series) 

Learn principles of effective weight management. Learn how to increase your physical activity, manage calories and nutrition and develop healthier habits. 

Virtual Class, Alberta Health Services
To register, call 780.401.2665. 


Weight Management - Level Two (3 sessions series, Level 1 is a pre-requisite) 

Learn how to plan meals, develop a structured physical activity plan and how to deal with thoughts and feelings that affect behavior change. 

Virtual Class, Alberta Health Services
To register, call 780.401.2665.

Weight Management - Level Three (3 sessions series, Level 1 & 2 are pre-requisites) 

Learn how to manage eating away from home, increase knowledge of how to overcome challenges and maintain positive habit changes, and learn about current medication and surgical treatment options.

Virtual Class, Alberta Health Services
To register, call 780.401.2665.

 

Physical Activity Basics:  

This class will provide participants with the basics of starting an exercise program that they can do at home on their own.

Virtual Class, Leduc Beaumont Devon PCN
October 21, 11:00 a.m.
To register, call 780.986.6624 or visit their website here

Active Living 101:

Virtual Class, Edmonton Oliver PCN
Offered once per month.
See here for more information.
To register, call 780.453.3757 ext.142. 


Introduction to Physical Activity:

Virtual Class, Edmonton Oliver PCN 
Beginner Exercise Class
Offered daily
See here for more information.
To register, call 780.453.3757 ext.142. 

Smoking Cessation

WestView’s smoking cessation is a three-session class:

  • Session 1: Personal reasons for quitting, pros and cons of quitting, understanding nicotine

  • Session 2: Medications and strategies that help many people quit smoking 

  • Session 3: How to handle stress and plan for success  

Virtual Class, WestView PCN

November 4, 18, 25
6:00 p.m.

To register, call 780.960.9533 ext. 234

December 2, 9, 16
6:00 p.m.
To register, call 780.960.9533 ext. 234