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On-site Health Education Classes

At Employer Health Services, we believe in being proactive with healthcare. It should be convenient, easily accessible, and we know that prevention is key. Our team will evaluate your workforce and prescribe on-site services that meet the needs of your business with the ultimate goal of decreasing your healthcare costs and improving the health of your employees. We can provide the following educational services:

TOBACCO CESSATION (1 Hour overview)

  • Effects of smoking
  • Environmental tobacco smoke
  • Quitting tobacco
  • Why people use tobacco
  • Benefits of quitting
  • Introduction to tobacco series

TOBACCO CESSATION (8 Sessions)

Freedom From Smoking is a program developed by the American Lung Association for individuals who are ready to quit smoking. Group sessions offer individuals a step- by-step approach to quit smoking.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (1 Hour)

  • Reasons to exercise
  • Getting started
  • How much to exercise
  • Do’s & Don’ts
  • Getting and staying motivated
  • Monitoring your progress

HEART HEALTH (1 Hour)

Review of controllable risk factors:

  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Weight
  • Stress
  • Physical activity
  • Nutrition

DIABETES (1 Hour)

  • What is Diabetes
  • Diabetes statistics
  • Differences between Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Risk factors - controllable and uncontrollable

DIABETES (6 Sessions)

What is Diabetes?

  • Diabetes statistics
  • Differences between Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Risk factors - controllable and uncontrollable
  • AADE-7 Self-Care behaviors
  • Healthy eating (including carbohydrate counting)
  • Being active
  • Monitoring
  • Problem solving
  • Taking medication
  • Reducing risks
  • Healthy coping

PRE-DIABETES (1 Hour)

  • Importance of diabetes prevention
  • What is pre-diabetes
  • Risk factors
  • Plan of action
  • Exercise
  • Healthy eating / weight loss

LIPIDS (1 Hour)

  • Review of coronary artery disease
  • Lipids and desirable levels
  • Managing cholesterol and triglycerides<
  • Improving eating habits
  • Improving lipid levels

HYPERTENSION (1 Hour)

  • What is hypertension / high blood pressure
  • Risk factors for high blood pressure
  • Why high blood pressure matters
  • Symptoms and diagnosis of high blood pressure
  • Prevention and treatment

GENERAL NUTRITION (1 Hour)

  • Discuss food groups and incorporating them into a healthy diet
  • Healthy portion sizes
  • Information from Dietary Guidelines for Americans to eat healthfully

STRESS MANAGEMENT (1 Hour)

  • Learn how to cope with stress in your everyday life
  • What are the signs and symptoms of stress?
  • Learn the difference between good and bad stressors
  • Is stress different for men and women?
  • How does stress affect your health?
  • Can stress cause stomach ulcers?
  • Formulate a plan for your stress triggers

SUBSTANCE ABUSE (1 Hour)

  • Learn tools and techniques through drug-free workplace program
  • What are the impacts of substance abuse in the workplace
  • How alcohol and drugs are used as a coping mechanism
  • Understanding addiction
  • Signs and symptoms of substance abuse
  • Family and co-worker impact
  • Confidentiality of services

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT (1 Hour)

  • Health risks of obesity / benefits of weight loss
  • Define overweight - IBW, waist circumference, BMI
  • Setting weight loss goals
  • Eating behaviors
  • Meal planning options
  • Guidelines for healthy eating
  • Exercise
  • Tips for success and maintaining weight loss

CPR AND FIRST AID CLASSES

For availability and pricing, please contact Melanie Hungate at hungatems@msha.com.

CPR AED

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR & AED use, Infant CPR
  • Optional written test

FIRST AID CPR AED

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

  • First aid basics
  • Medical, injury and environmental emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR & AED use, Infant CPR
  • Optional written test

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

This course is primarily for healthcare providers who need a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-2 Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway

FIRST AID

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

  • First aid basics
  • Medical, injury and environmental emergencies
  • Optional written test