Jefferson Medical Center offers a variety of classes to help you stay healthy, safe, and informed.

Whether you are interested in learning about diabetes or smoking cessation, our courses are here to guide you. We also offers maternity and family classes for expectant and new moms.

Classes:

Diabetes Self-Management Classes — FREE

This four-week program educates those with diabetes about diet and meal planning, medications, glucose monitoring, exercise, hygiene (including foot and skin care), and more. Classes are held in Jefferson Medical Center’s 1st Floor Conference Room. Pre-registration is required by calling 304-728-1693.

Lifeskills — A Diabetic Patient Education Program

A four-week comprehensive program taught by a Certified Diabetes Educator and Registered Dietitian, this program is targeted to help individuals manage diabetes. Classes are held in the McCormack Center Suite 3800. A physician referral is required. A program fee is applicable and is covered by some insurance companies. For more details, call 304-596-6839.

Managing Your Diabetes Class Dates

Diabetes Support Group

Provides information and support for persons diagnosed with diabetes.
Meets the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in 3rd Floor Classroom

Prenatal Class

Our certified childbirth educators teach you about about childbirth and what to expect before and after the birth of your child.

Smoking Cessation Classes — FREE

Held periodically to accommodate expressed interest.  To inquire about upcoming class dates, call 304.264.1287, ext. 31814 or email ddejarnett@wvuhealthcare.com

For a guide to Tobacco Cessation Resources, click here.

Speakers Bureau — FREE

We offer free community programs on a variety of health and lifestyle topics. To arrange a speaker for an upcoming meeting or event, call 304-264-1246.

Community Mini-Med School Seminars

As a community service of University Healthcare and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, educational programs are held throughout the year for residents in both Berkeley and Jefferson counties. Watch for upcoming program dates/topics.