While onsite classes and events are postponed, Doylestown Health remains committed to bringing quality education to the community. Listen ONLINE to Doylestown Health certified health education specialists and nutritionists, local mental health professionals and other select local professionals as they present important subject matter.
Doylestown Health is pleased to offer several virtual classes in July on a wide range of interesting topics. There's something for everyone! Learn from the comfort of your on home. Classes are FREE but registration is required.
Virtual Learning Made Easy
Follow these easy steps to pre-register for a webinar:
- Click on the links below to register for the virtual educational webinars.
- You will receive an email in advance of the class start time containing a link to follow on the day of the scheduled webinar.
- Mark your calendar!
- At the time of your scheduled webinar(s), using a smart phone, tablet, or computer, locate the confirmation email and click the "Join Webinar" link OR "Click Here to Join" link. Please note, some webinars may require a password to join – this can be found in the registration confirmation email.
Healthy Parenting and How to Work as a Team During COVID-19 (Via Zoom)
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 – 4 to 5 pm
Join us for a special presentation by Lorna Jansen, PsyD, and Jason Tanenbaum, PsyD, from The Center for Neuropsychology & Counseling. Topics of discussion will include:
- The various types of families and ways to foster wellness as a parent
- How to engage in collaborative parenting with one's partner or other caregivers
- The disruptions and opportunities caused by times of transition, including the current health crisis
Join us for this special one-time event!
Kids Cooking Club (via Zoom)
Thursday, July 9, 2020 – 11 am to 12 pm
During these challenging times, chances are that you and members of your family have broken out the flour and baked some delicious treats. Keep the ball rolling! Encourage your child to take ownership of their health and at the same time, learn to make some satisfying and healthy snacks. This free nutrition education is offered by a registered dietitian/nutritionist in a live Zoom class. Join us to learn and discuss simple food preparation. Registration is recommended by June 29 so you can collect the food supplies you will need if you want to follow along with the RD! You will receive an email before the event on what supplies will be helpful. Recommended ages: 8-12
Tackling Addiction: The Role We Play (via Go To Meeting)
Saturday, July 11, 2020 – 10 to 11:30 am
COVID-19 has brought a halt to everything except mental health and addiction. In fact, the current public health crisis has put the spotlight on the need for increasing mental health and addiction services and resources. As Doylestown Health remains committed to breaking down barriers of addiction through the pandemic, we are delivering a special 1.5-hour "Tackling Addiction" event directly to you in your home! Join expert speakers as they highlight family roles in addiction, share personal stories behind the opioid crisis, and ultimately, share invaluable information guiding attendees to reach the light at the end of the tunnel. Attendees will leave feeling fully supported with resources in-hand and with a new lens around the disease of addiction prepared to help loved ones and our community at large.
Sit up Straight! Posture and Lifting Education (via Go To Meeting)
Monday July 13, 2020 – Noon to 1 pm
Physical therapist Lauren Direso, DPT, will discuss proper work place set up and sitting posture. She will also review proper bending and lifting to help reduce the risk of injury to the spine.
Healthy Eating and Meal Planning for Expectant Parents (Via Zoom)
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 – 6 to 7:00 pm
A Doylestown Health nutrition expert will discuss healthy eating during pregnancy. Topics include how food choices can impact the health of mother and baby, how to read nutrition labels, incorporate whole foods into your diet, important nutrients for pregnancy and breastfeeding, and more.
Grandparenting Education (Via Zoom)
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 – 7 to 8:30 pm
One session from the comfort of your home! Learn the latest in newborn care, parenting styles and baby safety to help the next generation grow up healthy and safe.
Nutrition and Arthritis: Does What I Eat Help or Hurt? (Via Zoom)
Thursday, July 30, 2020 – 10 to 11 am
One in five Americans are diagnosed with arthritis. While there are no cures for arthritis, there are treatments that can help. Learn nutrition strategies to better manage your pain, find out what foods can trigger inflammation and what foods may reduce it. Presented by Deborah McLean, RD, LDN, Doylestown Health nutrition expert. Registration required.
About Doylestown Health
Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 271 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.