Launched by the White House in October 2015, Stop the Bleed is a national campaign that highlights the importance of Stop the Bleed training. This awareness campaign encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Join us for our free Bleeding Control Basics class, taught by Tampa General Hospital instructors, and learn skills that can help you save a life during a bleeding emergency.
Are you caring for an older adult with a chronic illness? Caregiving can cause stress on your physical and emotional health. Powerful Tools for Caregivers teaches you tools to help improve your caregiving experience. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program to help caregivers learn to take care of themselves. In this course you have the opportunity to learn to 1) reduce stress and improve your confidence, 2) learn from your emotions, 3) learn effective communication skills, 4) improve your decision-making skills, and
5) connect with resources. Please note: A pre-screening phone survey must be completed before registration. Contract Tamika Powe at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment. This is a 6-session workshop. Each session builds on skills and discussions from the previous session. Meeting Dates: Aug 21, 28; Sep 4, 11, 18, 25. Registration is required as seating is limited.
Living health with Chronic Conditions, TGH’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is a 6-session program that helps people with chronic conditions learn valuable strategies that will help them build the skills and confidence needed to coordinate all aspects of managing their condition. It teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and/or increase life’s activities. Subjects covered include: 1) techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation, 2) appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, 3) appropriate use of medications, 4) communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals, 5) nutrition, 6) decision making, and, 7) how to evaluate new treatments. This is a 6-session workshop. Each session builds on skills and discussions from the previous session. Meeting dates are Aug 22, 29; Sep 5, 12, 19, 26. Registration is required as seating is limited.