Classes

Santa Clara County Healthcare Classes

Learn New Ways to Manage Your Health & Wellness

Whether you were just diagnosed with diabetes, are struggling with asthma, or want to kick smoking for good, SCCIPA can connect you to healthcare classes throughout Santa Clara and webinars to help you achieve your health and wellness goals. Many of these classes are offered at no charge or with low co-pay for SCCIPA members.

Childbirth and Parenting Classes

Welcoming a new life into the world can bring its challenges; be prepared with the help of parenting classes offered by Good Samaritan of San Jose and Regional Hospital of San Jose.

Learn about childbirth preparations, infant care, car safety, breastfeeding, child CPR and much more!

Contact Good Samaritan Hospital at (408) 559-BABY(2229) or call Regional Medical of San Jose (888) 762-8881 to register for a free or low cost class.

Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose offers many prenatal and parenting classes. Click here to visit their site and learn more.

Regional Hospital of San Jose also provides educational classes for parent and parents-to-be. Click here to register and learn more.

MANAGE YOUR ASTHMA

Counseling for Children & Adults- Free to SCCIPA Members.

If Asthma is limiting your activities or cause trips to the Emergency Room, you’ll want to find out about asthma triggers and controls, medications, inhalers, spacers & how to handle emergencies.

Allergy & Asthma Associates: Call (408)243-2700 to register. Call for dates and times. Visit www.Allergycare.com for office locations and additional information.

BACK CARE

SCCIPA members pay co-pay if applicable.

Learn about common back disorders, their cause, posture guidelines and how to protect your back with good body mechanics. SCCIPA members must be referred for PT evaluation by their SCCIPA physician.

Physical Rehab Network (PRN): Call (408)733-3670 or visit www.PRNPT.com for more information.

DIABETES CLASSES

Free or Low Co-pay.

Bay Area CDE, Community Diabetes Educators: Call to schedule your appointment (408)998-2325. Visit www.bayareaCDE.com for more information. 1150 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 26, San Jose CA 95128-3509.

Learn about blood sugar levels, self-blood glucose monitoring, classifications and symptoms, medication, nutrition, exercise, skin and foot care, prevention of long-term complications. Classes will help you manage your care. SCCIPA Members may be asked to pay co-pay for each appointment if required by your health plan. Pre-authorization is required through your physician. A support person is encouraged to attend the appointments and class at no additional cost.

Initial Appointment: An individual meeting with a nurse or dietitian diabetes educator to assess your individual need’s, identify your blood glucose goals and introduce or review/update your blood glucose monitoring and help you develop a testing schedule, review your medications, and provide information about how food affects blood glucose.

Follow-up Appointments: Individual or group appointments may be scheduled to assist you with ongoing support and education. These can be to review your meal plan, carbohydrate counting, blood glucose readings, exercise program, medications, insulin injection training, insulin pump training for those who qualify and other diabetes education programs.

STOP SMOKING PROGRAM

Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose offers a number of free smoking cessation workshops. Click here to visit their site and learn more.

Call (800) 977-7332 for Information on Additional Programs, Cost, & Coverage by your HMO Plan.