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, October 27 – December 1, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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: Tuesday, November 2 – December 14, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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: Monday, November 1 – December 6, 2021
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Relaxation

    DATE: Tuesday, November 23 – December 14, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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: Thursday, October 28 and November 4, 2021
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.453.3757 ext. 142

    DATE: Thursday, October 21, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, November 8, 2021
    TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, December 13, 2021
    TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

  • Meal Planning

    Meal planning can help you save time and money and help you eat healthier. Join a Registered Dietitian to learn the steps to successfully plan a week’s worth of meals.

    DATE: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • Mindful Eating

    Learn how to improve your relationship with food by honouring internal cues, observing hunger and fullness, savouring your food and discovering strategies to overcome mindless eating.

    DATE: Thursday, October 21, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.443.7477

    DATE: Monday, November 15, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.443.7477

    DATE: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.443.7477

  • 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, October 19, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

    DATE: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

    DATE: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

    DATE: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

    DATE: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9522 ext. 234

  • 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: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

  • 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: Wednesday, November 3 – November 17, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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, October 21 – December 9, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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

  • Moving for Health

    This class is perfect for anyone who is new to exercise or has been away from activity for a while. Starting with the basics, this beginner-level exercise program will incorporate cardio and strength training into your life.

    DATE: Monday, October 18 – November 22, 2021
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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

    DATE: Friday, October 22
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, November 1, 2021
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, December 13, 2021
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

  • Diabetes 201 - Managing Food and Lifestyles with Diabetes

    Learn how different foods change your blood sugar and find out how to make snacks and meals so you can better control your blood sugar. We will talk about the importance of physical activity and how to exercise safely. It is beneficial to take the Diabetes 101 class to learn more about living with diabetes.

    DATE: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Monday, November 8, 2021
    TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Thursday, November 25, 2021
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

    DATE: Thursday, December 16, 2021
    TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

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: Friday, October 22, 2021
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

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: Monday, November 8, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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, October 28, 2021
    TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

    DATE: Monday, November 1, 2021
    TIME: 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.,.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

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, November 10, 2021
    TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.410.8000

Lung Health

  • COPD Wellness Program

    The COPD Wellness Program is a group for individuals living with chronic lung conditions such as COPD. A Respiratory Therapist will lead the program virtually which allows you to take advantage of the program from the comfort of your own home. This group is designed to meet you where you are at with your lung concerns and helps to build your confidence in getting more active and managing your lung disease.

    DATE: Tuesday’s and Friday’s for 6 weeks, starting on September 14.
    TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626

  • 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: November 4, 11 and 18, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

    DATE: December 2, 9 and 16, 2021
    TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.960.9533 ext. 234

Managing Pain

  • Chronic Pain

    This program is appropriate for people who have been suffering from any kind of chronic pain (pain for over 3 months). We discuss the mind-body connection and mindfulness, and how it plays a role in chronic pain. Each week, we try different techniques of mindfulness, meditation, and gentle movement – to give you a variety of techniques to choose from that work for your pain.

    DATE: Wednesday, October 6 – November 10, 2021 for six weeks
    TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    REGISTER: 780.395.2626