Heart Health Classes

Living Successfully with Heart Failure

Register buttonFranciscan Heart Center now offers a free, four week course to help you live successfully with heart failure. Led by healthcare experts, information presented includes understanding heart failure, nutrition, medication and exercise and activity. This class welcomes patients and families of those living with heart failure and newly diagnosed patients.

Additionally, the course is designed to help transition participants joining CHI Franciscan’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program. The class is held on Mondays (fifth Monday of the month excluded), 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the St. Joseph Medical Center's Franciscan Heart Center Patient Education Room. Valet Parking is available in the Emergency Department parking lot, off 19th St. and J St.

Date/time: Mondays (fifth Monday of the month excluded), 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Registration: Register online or call 1-888-825-3227


Heart Healthy Eating Class

This four‐week series is taught by a registered dietitian and focuses on living a healthier lifestyle by changing habits and following a nutritious, low‐fat eating plan. Classes cover meal planning, shopping, reading labels, dining out, goal setting, staying on track and much more. Wednesdays, 9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE (Class does not meet the fifth Wednesday of the month.) Takes place at the Franciscan Heart Center at St. Joseph Medical Center.