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Laura Yautz photoHealthy Cooking Class (for Self-Advocates & Staff)

Presenter:  Laura Yautz, RDN, LDN, NBC-HWC

Registered Dietican & Owner, Being Nutritious

Zoom

In this hands-on virtual cooking class, participants will cook an entrée and side dishes from start to finish.  Follow along as Registered Dietician, Laura Yautz, demonstrates each recipe.  Laura will also share nutrition facts, kitchen safety, and explanation of cooking terminology.  Gather your housemates, staff, and co-workers to cook a meal and then sit down and enjoy eating it together.  The ingredient list, equipment list, and operation task flow will be emailed a week prior to the class so you can be ready to cook.  **This class is limited to 4 groups.  Participants should be prepared to actively engage in activities and discussion by utilizing the webcam and audio features of the Zoom platform.**

Laura Yautz is a Registered Dietician and National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach with over 15 years in the field.  She is the owner of Being Nutritious, beingnutritious.com, a website featuring easy recipes and tips to help make cooking for a healthy heart easy and delicious for everyone.

To enroll, please call 724-283-0990. 

December 13 --- 11 a.m. - Noon
Menu:  roasted chicken and sweet potatoes sheet pan dinner, spinach salad with apples and bleu cheese (optional) with cider vinaigrette

          

     

HCQU Staff presented WEBINARS/TRAININGS

 

    

Diabetic/Insulin Class in-person photoDiabetic/Insulin Class

During this in-person, hands-on training, participants will gain knowledge of the diabetes disease process, complications that occur, and the American Association of Diabetic Educators (AADE7tm) management.  In addition, this training will have hands-on instruction from a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) on insulin injections.  Participants will gain valuable knowledge and tools to assist someone with diabetes including:  the importance of preventing hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), skin and foot care, lifestyle changes, and potential complications of poorly managed diabetes.  This training discusses medication, lifestyle approaches that assist in attempting to prevent hyperglycemia, and the importance of folllowing physician orders/recommendations.  This training covers the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar and treatment options, including preferred treatments from the American Diabetic Association.  This training will take place at Milestone HCQU West (MHW) - 1777 North Main Street Ext., Butler, PA.  **This training is limited to 4 participants.  All attendees must wear a mask and follow the MHW COVID-19 guidelines.**

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December 1 10 a.m. - Noon

 

 

Diabetic/Insulin Recertification Class photoDiabetic/Insulin Recertification Class

Has your Diabetic/Insulin certification expired or nearing expiration?  If so, then you will want to take this interactive, recertification webinar.  During this webinar participants will gain knowledge of the diabetes disease process, complications that occur with diabetes, and the American Association of Diabetic Educators (AADE7tm) management.  In addition, this webinar will have instruction from a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) on insulin injections.  Participants will gain valuable knowledge and tools to assist someone with diabetes including:  importance of preventing hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), skin and foot care, lifestyle changes, and potential complications of poorly managed diabetes.  This webinar discusses medication, lifestyle approaches that assist in attempting to prevent hyperglycemia, and the importance of following physician orders/recommendations.  This training covers the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar and treatment options, including preferred treatments from the American Diabetic Association.  **In order to take this webinar you will need a computer, webcam, and speakers, as well as complete the prerequisites.  This webinar is scheduled for 2 hours; however, it may take less time depending on the the interaction between instructor and attendees.  Each class is limited to 4 participants.**

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December 15 10 a.m. - Noon

 

 

JEOPARDY! photoJEOPARDY!  The Fatal Five Edition

Think you know the Fatal Five?  Join other players and test your knowledge on the five top health concerns that are the leading causes of often PREVENTABLE death in people with intellectual disabilities.  This interactive training game follows the classic rules and all the fun of America's favorite quiz show with rounds for JEOPARDY!, Double JEOPARDY!, and Final JEOPARDY!  Plus "Daily Doubles".  JEOPARDY!  The Fatal Five Edition will be given once a month.  Grab an early lunch and join in on the fun, all while you are still learning!  **Active participation is required.  Individual players only.  No groups please.**

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December 2 11 a.m. - Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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