Community Outreach

August 2022 Community Education

A man and a woman running for a 5K | Doylestown Health

August Community Education

Doylestown Health remains committed to bringing quality education to the community. Join 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 both in-person and virtual classes and events. We also offer an outdoor, socially distanced, low-impact exercise, and health education activity called Walk with a Doc. Registration is required.

Virtual Learning Made Easy

Follow these easy steps to pre-register for a virtual class:

  1. Click on the links below to register for the virtual educational webinars.
  2. You will receive an email in advance of the class start time containing a link to follow on the day of the scheduled virtual class.
  3. Mark your calendar!
  4. At the time of your scheduled virtual class(es), using a smartphone, tablet, or computer, locate the confirmation email and click the "Join Virtual" link OR "Click Here to Join" link. Please note, some virtual events may require a password to join – this can be found in the registration confirmation email.

Events Include:

Men’s Health: Cancer and Prevention 

Thursday, August 4, 2022 – 12:00 to 12:30 pm or 12:45 to 1:15 pm

Doylestown Hospital
Levy Conference Room or Webinar

Join Urologist Dr. Nathan Peffer as he discusses men’s health and how to stay healthy and reduce the risk of cancer. You will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end.  To attend in person, please register with this link: https://events.doylestownhealth.org/event/mens_health_cancer_and_prevention.

If you would like to watch this at home and virtually, please use this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3953077877326780174

BLS Provider CPR

Thursday, August 4, 2022 – 6:30 to 10:30 pm 

Doylestown Hospital
Conference Room C

A one-evening (four-hour) program for healthcare providers and lifeguards; includes the use of AED and bag mask ventilation. Call CPR Heart Starters, Inc., at 215.354.1400 to register or visit cprheartstarters.com.

Heart Saver CPR (Infant, Child, and Adult)

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 – 6:30 to 10 pm

Doylestown Hospital
Conference Room C

A one-evening (three-and-a-half-hour) advanced program for the lay rescuer whose workplace requires a course completion card. Call CPR Heart Starters, Inc., at 215.354.1400 to register or visit cprheartstarters.com.

How to Train for a 5K

Thursday, August 11, 2022 – 11 am to 12 pm

Webinar

Do you have a goal to go from walking a 5K to running a 5K? Perhaps you have a goal to simply get moving safely? This educational webinar will focus on how to start walking and build up to running 3.1 miles, also known as a 5K. Lara Miller, ultra-marathoner and shoe specialist from North Wales Running Company, will take you through the steps to build from walking to running including how to make it fun and stay injury free! Additional topics of discussion include hydration, nutrition, stretching, and proper footwear. To register, please use this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6436261114460696336

BCHIP Smoking Cessation

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 – 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Join us for a free tobacco cessation program. Free nicotine replacement therapy is included for those who qualify. Registration is required. Please visit bchip.org or call 215.710.2201 to register.

Walk with a Doc

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – 8:00 to 9:00 am

Delaware Valley University

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes? Our speaker this month is Christopher Baccash, a Doylestown native and a member of the Doylestown Health-sponsored Bike Works pro cycling team. Chris is a recent grad from University of Penn. with his master's in Applied Physiology and Wellness. He will be speaking on the relationship of exercise and wellness, followed by a walk around Delaware Valley Campus. Please meet us in Parking Lot D.

Please use this link to register: https://events.doylestownhealth.org/event/walk_with_a_doc_august.

Directions from the Hospital:

  • Leaving the main hospital entrance turn RIGHT onto W State Street
  • At the light where W State Street turns into East Butler Ave, turn LEFT onto New Britain Road
  • Turn RIGHT onto Campus Loop Road. You will see the DH tent and the sign for Lot D.

In Google Maps:

  • Type in “President’s House” and select the option with Campus Loop Road

National Senior Day

Sunday, August 21, 2022 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Doylestown Hospital, Ambulatory Center
Levy Conference Room

National Senior Citizens Day is August 21st and we want to celebrate and honor our seniors with a day of activities and fun! Join us at the YMCA in Doylestown for an exercise sampler geared towards seniors with all activity levels, take a tour of the facility, and learn about different membership opportunities that the Y has to offer! In the afternoon, join us across the street at the Doylestown Health Ambulatory Center to learn about health literacy followed by a presentation on senior isolation. Finish out the day with refreshments immediately following the presentations. To register, please use this link: https://events.doylestownhealth.org/event/nationalseniorday2022

BCHIP Smoking Cessation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 – 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Join us for a free tobacco cessation program. Free nicotine replacement therapy is included for those who qualify. Registration is required. Please visit bchip.org or call 215.710.2201 to register.

Opioid Education and Narcan Training

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 – 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Doylestown Hospital, Ambulatory Center
Levy Conference Room

Free opioid education and Narcan training for Bucks County residents. Join The Council Of Southeast PA, Inc. and Doylestown Health for a learning opportunity regarding opioid drugs, what they are, how they work in the human body, and how to a respond to an accidental opioid overdose with the use of Narcan nasal spray. Narcan will be provided free of charge to all attendees. Registration is required due to limited seating. To register, please use this link: https://events.doylestownhealth.org/event/narcan_training.

Funding for Opioid Education & Narcan Response Trainings is made possible by The Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc.

BLS Renewal Class

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm 

Doylestown Hospital 
Conference Room C

Please call CPR Heart Starters, Inc., at 215.354.1400 to register or visit cprheartstarters.com.

BCHIP Smoking Cessation

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 – 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Webinar

Join us for a free tobacco cessation program. Free nicotine replacement therapy is included for those who qualify. Registration is required. Please visit bchip.org or call 215.710.2201 to register.

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 247 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.

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