There are a number of classes that are being offered by different PCNs in the Edmonton Zone. All these classes are held virtually and you do not need a referral from a physician. Please see the classes available and how to register (you will register via the PCN who is hosting the class).

If you are looking for classes hosted by the Edmonton North PCN, please click here.

Mental Health

  • Changeways

    Learn practical strategies that will help manage symptoms of depression and anxiety through goal setting, challenging negative thinking habits and addressing lifestyle factors.

    DATE: Wednesday, May 4 – June 8, 2022
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: Tuesday, May 24 – July 5, 2022
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Changeways for the Older Adult

    For adults 60+ who want to learn strategies for overcoming stress, anxiety and depression. Explore the changes that come with life experience including retirement, healthy aging and being a parent of adult children.

    DATE: Friday, May 6 – June 24, 2022
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Alberta Happiness Basics

    Learn how to make lifestyle changes and add new habits into your everyday life to boost your overall happiness. Taking Happiness Basics has been shown to increase mood, increase energy levels, and boost physical and mental health.

    DATE: Wednesday, May 25 – July 6, 2022
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Emotional Regulation

    For those who have difficulty controlling their emotions and feels that their behaviour is causing chaos in their life. Learn and practice mindfulness skills to cope with emotionally stressful situations.

    DATE: Thursday, May 26 – June 30, 2022
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Supporting Children with Anxiety Symptoms

    For parents and guardians wanting to learn some practical tips and strategies to help their children who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety. Participants will leave equipped with the skills to coach their children through uncomfortable feelings at home and help encourage their children to manage their stress.

    DATE: Tuesday, June 21 and 28, 2022
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Relaxation

    Practicing relaxation techniques will help you manage stress and anxiety in your life. Learn effective techniques like deep breathing, mindfulness and muscle relaxation.

    DATE: Wednesday, May 4 – May 25, 2022
    TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Workplace Stress & Bullying

    If you’re experiencing stress and bullying in the workplace, watch this informative online seminar. We’ll review negative workplace conditions, the causes, and how they affect people’s overall mental and physical level of functioning. Learn what you can do to alleviate the stress, how to handle bullying, and coping mechanisms to get your work-life balance on track.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/workplace-stress/

  • Mental Wellness 101

    If you’ve been struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, this class is a great starting point.

    In this 30-minute video, we explore some common mental health concerns and teach coping strategies.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/mental-wellness-101-intake-group/

  • Coping with Anger

    Want to learn how to deal with your anger? In this online video, clinicians talk about what causes and maintains anger, help you learn about your own anger styles, and touch on why we get so angry. You’ll be introduced to cognitive behavioural therapy methods of coping and working through anger, and get strategies on how to implement changes in everyday life.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/coping-with-anger/

  • Effective Communication

    Want to communicate better with the people in your life? In this online two-part class, you’ll learn about different communication styles, setting boundaries, and strategies on how to be assertive and say ‘No’ when you need to.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/effective-communication/

  • Insomnia Workshop

    Having trouble sleeping? We can help you understand what affects your ability to fall and stay asleep, and teach you strategies to optimize your sleep habits for longer, deeper, better sleep.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/mental-health-classes/insomnia-workshop/

Nutrition

  • Eating the Mediterranean Way

    The Mediterranean diet is an evidence-based diet proven to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, and helps with weight management. This way of eating is popular in countries such as Greece, Italy, Morocco and Spain. Learn how incorporating foods like vegetables, fruits, lentils, lean proteins and nuts can be beneficial to your health and well-being.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000
    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000
    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

    DATE: Monday, June 13, 2022
    TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000
    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Obesity Clinic - Nutrition Group

    Daily activity tips and weight-loss strategies offered at every session. Patients are encouraged to attend all six sessions and can start during any week as the classes repeat every six weeks.

    DATE: Tuesday, April 5 – May 10, 2022
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

    This class is offered by the West View PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Heart Health

    This class will provide you with a greater understanding of what hypertension and dyslipidemia are and what factors cause them, as well as effective ways to control and treat them. Learn how your diet and medication work to lower your blood pressure and cholesterol to improve your Heart Health.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: online
    This class is offered by the St. Albert Sturgeon PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

    DATE: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234
    This class is offered by the West View PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

    DATE: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234
    This class is offered by the West View PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

    DATE: Thursday, June 9, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: online
    This class is offered by the St. Albert Sturgeon PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Weight Management

    Learn about what affects our weight and how to identify and overcome barriers you are facing. Work with a Registered Dietitian to set goals and make real changes in your life.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 31 – June 14, 2022
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Alberta Health Basics

    Health Basics is a simple, positive and empowering class. It is for those who want to choose healthy living, become more active and shift their perspectives. Health Basics focuses on application of simple foundational diet, exercise and mindset approaches to healthier living.

    DATE: Thursday, May 19 – July 7, 2022
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Healthy Eating 101

    In this online class, you’ll learn about effective healthy eating strategies for general health and for a variety of health conditions – from diabetes to weight management to high cholesterol.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/nutrition-classes/healthy-eating-101/

  • Protein & Fibre

    Are there benefits of getting enough fibre and protein in your diet? If you’re trying to manage your appetite and your weight, there is evidence this can help! A Registered Dietitian will help you evaluate your diet and find practical ways to make sure you are “hitting the mark” for both protein and fibre.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/nutrition-classes/protein-fibre/

  • Label Reading

    Learn to read food labels with the help of a Registered Dietitian. Feel confident in understanding labels, comparing food, and picking healthier options at the store.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting: www.eopcn.ca/classes/nutrition-classes/label-reading

Physical Activity and Exercise

  • Beginner Exercise Classes

    Beginner workout you can do from your living room. Exercise Specialists will lead you through a fitness session that is good for your heart and muscles. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

    DATE: every weekday
    TIME: 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: www.eopcn.ca/classes/live-online-classes-fitness-active-living/

  • Virtual "drop-in" Exercise

    Led by an Exercise Specialist, this class focuses on guiding you through low impact stretches and exercises. Each class will focus on a specific muscle group, so you optimize your workout and learn exercises associated with different muscle groups. We do not require medical screenings for participation in this class, so if you have any concerns please contact one of our Exercise Specialists to discuss them.

    DATE: every Monday and Thursday
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Active Living 101

    Learn about the effects of inactivity, we’ll discuss proper standing and sitting mechanics, physical activity guidelines and SMART goal setting.

    This group is available on demand. You can watch this pre-recorded webinar by visiting:

    www.eopcn.ca/classes/fitness-lifestyle-classes/active-living-101/

Diabetes Management

  • Diabetes 101 - The Basics

    Learn about diabetes, how it is treated and the potential problems it can cause to your health. Find out how to make changes to your daily life to help you control diabetes, such as managing your blood sugar level, taking care of your feet and setting personal goals. It is beneficial to take the Diabetes 201 class to learn more about managing your food and lifestyle with diabetes.

    DATE: Monday, May 2, 2022
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Wednesday, June 8, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, June 20, 2022
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

Menopause

  • Let's Talk Menopause

    Dealing with hot flashes, night sweats, trouble sleeping and mood swings related to menopause? Discover ways to help manage these symptoms through lifestyle changes, non-prescription and prescription therapy options, including a detailed discussion on hormone therapy.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Friday, July 15, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

Pregnancy

  • Early Prenatal

    Provides education for expecting parents who are in the first 20 weeks of their pregnancy. Topics include prenatal care, management of common symptoms, nutrition and physical activity. Attending with partners or a support person are encouraged.

    DATE: Thursday, June 23, 2022
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Prenatal

    Join health professionals who specialize in pregnancy, birth and newborn care to discuss topics such as physical activity, self-care and mental health, comfort measures during labour and birth, infant care, breastfeeding and parenting. For expecting parents over 20 weeks. Attending with partners or a support person are encouraged.

    DATE: Thursday, May 12 – June 16, 2022
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • B.E.S.T Breastfeeding Cafe

    A weekly community support group for breastfeeding mothers. Meet with lactation trained nurses to ask questions about latch, positioning, and newborn behaviour while gaining support from other breastfeeding mothers. A new topic is explored each week such as coping and mental health, nutrition for breastfeeding mothers, physical activity in the postpartum period, and community resources.

    DATE: every Wednesday, starting April 6, 2022
    TIME: 10:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

     

Bone & Joint Health

  • Osteoporosis

    Join us for a relaxing discussion about osteoporosis, where you will learn about commonly used tests and treatment options, as well as gain understanding about your risk factors and how to take steps to improve the health of your bones.

    DATE: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

  • Osteoarthritis

    Learn about the symptoms and risks related to arthritis. Find out about essential practices to manage chronic joint symptoms and pain.

    DATE: Thursday, May 5, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, July 11, 2022
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    This class is offered by Sherwood Park PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

Lung Health

  • Smoking Cessation

    In this three-session class, participants will get help to quit smoking from one of our pharmacists. Learn strategies to manage cravings and withdrawals, and get tips on dealing with stress and ways to develop a quit plan that works for you.

    DATE: Thursday, May 5 – 19, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: Thursday, June 2 – 16, 2022
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    This class is offered by the West View PCN. For more information, visit their website here.

Managing Pain

  • Managing Pain Through Mindfulness

    Incorporate mindfulness and meditative practices into your life as a way to manage pain experiences. Explore ways to increase your mobility and flexibility with very gentle forms of movement and learn ways to reduce the intensity of pain experiences.

    DATE: Tuesday, May 31 – July 5, 2022
    TIME: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    This class is offered by Edmonton Southside PCN. For more information, visit their website here.