Palomar Health offers health education classes, screenings

Palomar Health will host a variety of free and low-cost health-education classes and screenings led by physicians and other professionals this month.

Most classes will be held at: Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, 15611 Pomerado Road, Poway; Palomar Health Downtown Campus, 555 E. Valley Pkwy, Escondido; Palomar Health San Marcos, 120 Craven Road, San Marcos; or Pomerado Hospital, 15615 Pomerado Road, Poway.

To register for classes, call The HealthSource at 800-628-2880 or visit PalomarHealth.org/classes, unless otherwise noted.

Tired of Being Tired?

•Monday, Feb. 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Graybill Auditorium, Lobby Level.

Anoop Karippot, M.D., will discuss warning signs and treatment options for a variety of sleep disorders. Free, registration required.

Acupuncture & Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss

•Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

HeartSaver CPR

Held in Pomerado Hospital Conference Room C/D, 3rd Floor on the following dates:

•Tuesday, Feb. 5, 6 to 9 p.m.

•Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 to 9 p.m.

Provides CPR certification and is designed for the layperson who may serve as a rescuer in the workplace. Fee: $40 per participant, registration required.

Pre-Diabetes: Are You at Risk?

•Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to noon, Palomar Health at San Marcos.

•Tuesday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. to noon, Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

Meditation Made Easy

•Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13 or 20, 5:15 to 6 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

Take Shape for Life – Medifast®

•Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Graybill Auditorium Back, Lobby Level.

•Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Conference Room, 4th Floor. Free, registration required.

“Take Shape for Life” support groups are offered on the third Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Call 800-628-2880 for details.

Heart Murmur

•Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Graybill Auditorium Front, Lobby Level.

Cardiologist Mikhail Malek, will discuss causes tests, treatment and prevention of heart murmurs. Free, registration required.

Successful Breastfeeding (Prenatal)

•Thursday, Feb. 7, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Fee: $25 per mom or couple, registration required.

Dine with the Docs – Focus on Heart Health

•Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5 to 8:30 p.m., Vintana, Crystal Ridge Room, 1205 Auto Park Way, Escondido. Presented by Palomar Health board-certified cardiologists and host Carol LeBeau, this will focus on becoming “heart smart” to beat the odds against cardiovascular disease. Healthy dinner, free screenings and informative panel discussion. Fee: $40 per person, registration required.

Advances in Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery

•Wednesdays, Feb. 13 or 27, 6 to 8:45 p.m., Pomerado Hospital, Conference Room C/D, 3rd Floor. Free, registration required.

Living with Congestive Heart Failure

•Thursday, Feb. 14, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Escondido Joslyn Senior Center, 210 East Park Ave., Escondido. Fee: $5 per person, register by calling OASIS at 760-796-6020.

CPR for Family or Friends (Non-Certified)

•Friday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Fee: $25 per person, registration required.

Treating Sciatica Successfully with Acupuncture

•Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

Stress Reduction: 6-Week Series

•Wednesdays, Feb. 20 to March 27, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Fee: $60 per person for six-week series, registration required.

Atrial Fibrillation

•Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1 to 2:30 p.m., North County Inland Adult Center-Temple Adat Shalom, 15905 Pomerado Road, Poway. A former cardiac nurse will discuss signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, management and prognosis of atrial fibrillation. Fee: $5 per person, register by calling OASIS at 760-796-6020.

Relaxation for Labor

•Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Birth Center Classroom, 4th Floor. Fee: $10 per mom or couple, registration required.

The Role of Genetics in Breast Cancer

•Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

Nutrition After Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

•Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Graybill Auditorium, Lobby Level. Free, registration required.

Integrated Smoking Cessation Options

•Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease: What’s the Link?

•Wednesday, Feb. 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Escondido Joslyn Senior Center. Fee: $5 per person, register by calling OASIS at 760-796-6020.

Preparation for Childbirth: 5-Week Series

•Wednesdays, Feb. 27 to March 27, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus, Birth Center Classroom, 4th Floor. Fee: $70 per mom or couple, registration required.

Guided Meditation

•Thursday, Feb. 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom, 1st Floor. Free, registration required.

HeartSaver First Aid

•Thursday, Feb. 28, 6 to 9 p.m., Pomerado Hospital, Conference Room C/D, 3rd Floor. Fee: $45 per person, registration required.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

No registration required.

•Friday, Feb. 1, noon to 2 p.m., Palomar Health Downtown Campus Lobby.

•Tuesday, Feb. 12, noon to 2 p.m., Pomerado Hospital Lobby.

•Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1 to 3 p.m., Palomar Medical Center Lobby 2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido.

Body Composition Screening

Free, registration required.

•Friday, Feb. 15, 1 to 3 p.m., Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion Lobby.

   
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