Thursday, February 22, 2018
Topics > Health & Wellness

Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle: Diagnosis and Treatment
$0.00 (1 section available)
Please join Christopher T. Edwards, M.D., foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon with Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers, to learn about Common Problems of the Foot and Ankle: Diagnosis and Treatment. Dr. Edwards will discuss and answer questions about plantar fasciitis, foot and ankle arthritis, bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas. Learn about both conservative and surgical treatment options for your foot and ankle concerns.

Diabetes 101
$0.00 (1 section available)
Presented by the Programmatic Nurse Specialist in Diabetes from UPMC Passavant, the lecture will include facts about diabetes, high risk groups, classification of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, diagnostic testing used to diagnose diabetes, complications associated with uncontrolled diabetes, and the American Diabetes Association standards of care for individuals with diabetes. There will be an opportunity for open discussion and questions at the end of the program.

Eat to Live--Anti-Aging Power Foods
$39.00 (1 section available)
The science of anti-aging eating has advanced to the point where individuals can actually help themselves live a longer, healthier life if they pay attention to the foods they eat. Regardless of age, now is the right time to start eating for life. Participants will discover the healthy choices they can make at home or dining out.

Get a New Healthier You!
$39.00 (1 section available)
Spring is an ideal time to get smart and get a new you through healthy detoxification and whole food nutrition. In this class you will learn 10 things that might be making you toxic, 5 ways to know when it is time to cleanse, and 10 easy ways to detoxify your body and feel better. Students will receive information on a supervised detoxification program and learn how to make a few simple cleansing recipes that you can include in your daily routine. Handouts will be provided to all students.

Hospice Volunteer Workshop
$10.00 (3 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
$49.00 (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.

Postoperative Pain Management: Explains Why Regional Anesthesia Should Be Part Of Your Pain Management Treatment Plan After Surgery
$0.00 (1 section available)
Charles B Luke, M.D., MBA, FASAM, Anesthesiologist and Addiction Medicine Specialist, fellowship-trained in acute pain medicine and regional anesthesia, Site Chief of Acute Pain Service at Passavant Hospital and Co-director of the Acute Pain Service Division (5 hospitals and 3 outpatient centers) for UPMC, will present Postoperative Pain Management: Explains Why Regional Anesthesia should be part of your post-surgical treatment plan. Dr. Luke and colleagues will discuss the reasons for the 'multimodal approach' of acute pain care, including medication management and interventional options with regional anesthesia, and an overview of upper/lower extremity, chest wall, and truncal blocks. Please join us for this interactive presentation during which you can have your postoperative pain questions addressed by a panel of speakers.

Smoking Cessation
$0.00 (2 sections available)
CCAC is proud to partner with Tobacco Free Allegheny to offer a smoking cessation program specifically designed for families. Information about the dangers of smoking for pregnant women and the health effects of second-hand smoke on young children will be addressed. The program targets smokers of all ages and promotes smoking cessation skills.

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