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Patient & Community Education

Flagler Health+ offers a variety of educational courses designed to meet the needs of our patients and the general public. Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer, are preparing for surgery or are simply interested in learning CPR, our team of experts is here to bring you a meaningful educational experience.

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Orthopedic Pre-Surgery Education Classes

Flagler Hospital offers pre-operative orthopedic class for patients undergoing total knee and total hip arthroplasty at Flagler Hospital. If possible, patients should bring an involved family member or friend who can serve as the patient's support coach. Click here to register.

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Heart Failure Education Classes

Flagler Hospital is pleased to offer Heart Failure Education Classes. Free classes will be held the third Wednesday of every month from 11am-1pm in the Matanzas classroom on the first floor of the hospital. Lecture, including time for questions should be approximately 1 hour and a complimentary special heart-healthy diet lunch will be provided at noon.

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Kidney Disease Education Classes

Flagler Hospital is pleased to offer this free class for patients, spouses/caretakers, or those interested in learning how to prevent and/or manage kidney disease. Classes are held monthly at various times. Click here to register or call 904-819-4059.

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Diabetes Education

Flagler Hospital offers a free class on Managing Your Diabetes. This class meets on the first and third Tuesday each month from 9:30 - 10:30 am at the Flagler Hospital Wellness Center. Flagler Hospital's Diabetes Resource Team is committed to helping people with diabetes live healthier lives. People diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes will benefit from topics including:

  • What is Diabetes?
  • Preventing Complications
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Medication
  • Stress Reduction
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Pattern Management

Classes are open to the public and free of charge! Participants are encouraged to bring a friend or loved one.

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Smoking Cessation Program

Quit Smoking Now is a free course developed by ex-smokers for those who want to become ex-smokers themselves. The group sessions take place in the Flagler Wellness Center once a week, for one hour, over a six week period and times change according to patient requests. Each week covers a different topic such as nicotine replacement therapy, stress reduction and relaxation techniques and identifying smoking triggers. Written material is provided, a toll free Quit Line is available, and people can re-enter the program as many times as necessary. Call 904-819-4338 for more information on this free course.