CCAC
Friday, July 19, 2019
Topics > Health & Wellness


Are Gmo Foods Safe?
$39.00 (1 section available)
You see it on your food packages "made from GMOs". But what does it mean? Engineers design plants using genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, to be tougher, more nutritious, or taste better. However, people have concerns over their safety and there is much debate. Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of using GMOs.

Back Pain Management
$0.00 (1 section available)
Join us for an interactive seminar discussing the treatment and management of back pain. With speakers: Robert L. Bailey, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, UPMC and Edward Heres, MD, Center for Pain Management UPMC Passavant.

Cbd Oil: All the Rage But Is I
$39.00 (1 section available)
People take or apply cannabidiol (CBD) to treat a variety of symptoms, but its use is controversial. There is some confusion about what it is and how it affects the human body. Cannabidiol (CBD) may have some health benefits, and it may pose risks. Join us as we discuss pros and cons of CBD oil use. This article will explain what CBD is, its possible health benefits, how to use it, potential risks, and issues surrounding its legality in the United States.

Hip and Knee Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment
$0.00 (1 section available)
William D. Abraham, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained joint reconstruction specialist with Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers, will present Hip and Knee Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment. Dr. Abraham will discuss the entire spectrum of hip and knee pain care, including arthritis, conservative treatment plans, injection therapy, and surgical options, including hip and knee replacement. Please join Dr. Abraham for this interactive presentation during which you can have your hip and knee pain questions addressed.

Hospice Volunteer Workshop
$10.00 (2 sections available)
In this workshop, students will learn from an experienced staff of caregivers how to comfort and assist patients and their families as they confront end-of-life issues and challenges. Upon finishing this workshop, each participant will receive a certificate of attendance from CCAC. In addition, individuals can be certified to fulfill a variety of volunteer roles within the hospice family. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided daily in daytime programs.

Inflammation: How to Control It Naturally
$39.00 (1 section available)
Learn what lifestyle habits cause inflammation. We will look what inflammation does to the body and healthy ways to reduce it.

Medicare--What You Need to Know
$39.00 (5 sections available)
Consumer advocates note that Medicare eligibles get a much better deal if they know the facts. In this class, participants will learn about the Medicare and Medicare Advantage programs, supplement plans, and how to choose the correct Medicare plan. Topics include the four parts of Medicare (Parts A-D); enrollment periods and how to enroll, the most recent Medicare updates; eligibility requirements for the Medicare Extra Help Program; and community resources available to Medicare eligibles. This course will help participants currently receiving Medicare as well as those preparing for the future.

Should You Try the Keto Diet
$39.00 (1 section available)
Everybody is doing the keto diet. A cultural craze that has captured our imagination. But let's remember that the ketogenic diet is a medical, or therapeutic, diet. Therefore, while it is extremely beneficial for people with certain conditions, it is not for everyone. Learn the benefits and risks to decide if a keto diet is right for you.

Stroke and Rehabilitation
$0.00 (1 section available)
This seminar will review the signs of stroke, nursing care provided, and comprehensive rehabilitation program that occurs afterward. With speakers: Nate Schomburg, PT, MPT, NCS; Carmen Scolieri, OTR/L, CPAM; Denise Sponcer, RN MSN, NEA-BC, CRRN, Lisa Myers (speech); UPMC Passavant Rehab Services.

Understanding Medicare Advantage
$49.00 (1 section available)
Students will be given a brief overview of Medicare and then an in-depth description of Medicare Advantage plans. Topics include how they work, who is eligible, plans and enrollment periods. Learn how to make the best decision for your healthcare coverage.

 
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