Community Health

Community Health Classes

Menopause, Bone Density Changes, and Risk for Osteoporosis  Register!
Why do menopausal women have a higher risk for bone fracture and osteoporosis? This course is an interactive presentation designed to increase the participant's knowledge about changes in bone density after menopause that can increase the risk for osteoporosis. The content is a step-by-step progression designed to inform about hormonal loss, fracture risk assessment, proactive lifestyle modifications aimed at improving bone health, and diagnostic testing needed for women screening high risk for a fracture. Approved 1 hour | NHA, NU, OT, PT.

Wed, Sept 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Student Union East, Rm 10
CRN: 98097 | Course: XHE0108 | Fee $29

Mental Health First Aid  Register!
This is an 8-hour training course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. People across the country – in all 50 states and the District of Columbia – are trained in Mental Health First Aid. They know how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and addictions.  This course is delivered by certified Mental Health First Aid USA instructors who complete 5-day training and meet certification requirements.  

Wed, May 23 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 95057 | Course: XHE 0100 | Fee: $47

Stop the Bleeding   Register!
Trauma injuries come in all forms and from a variety of causes; from car accidents to gun shots to injuries caused by mechanical equipment. Regardless of the cause, trauma injuries are a leading cause of death in young people and the first 10 minutes is critical in providing life saving techniques until the ambulance arrives. Now you can learn what to do and be a part of a national movement to stop the bleeding. Participants will learn life-saving techniques including when and how to apply pressure, wound packing, and how to properly use a tourniquet to stop bleeding. With demonstrations and skills practice, participants will be prepared to make a difference.

Fri, Aug 24 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 98106 | Course: XHE 0097 | Fee: $29

Sat, Sept 22 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Student Union East, Rm 244
CRN: 98107 | Course: XHE 0097 | Fee: $29

CPR/AED Register!
The Heartsaver CPR-AED course is an interactive and skills-based training that teaches students the critical skills needed to respond to and manage choking or a sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Current CPR Class Schedule

If you need additional assistance, contact:
Sherrie Lock, Program Developer, Health & Environmental CE
Email: slock@gulfcoast.eduPhone: (850) 872-3819
Fax: (850) 747-3258