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Patient & Community Education

UF Health St. Johns offers a variety of educational courses designed to meet the needs of our patients and the general public. Whether you have been diagnosed with cancer, are preparing for surgery or are simply interested in learning CPR, our team of experts is here to bring you a meaningful educational experience.

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Orthopedic Pre-Surgery Education Classes

UF Health Flagler Hospital offers pre-operative orthopedic class for patients undergoing total knee and total hip arthroplasty at UF Health Flagler Hospital. If possible, patients should bring an involved family member or friend who can serve as the patient's support coach. Click here to register.

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Smoking Cessation Program

Quit Smoking Now is a free course developed by ex-smokers for those who want to become ex-smokers themselves. The group sessions take place in the UF Health Wellness Center once a week, for one hour, over a six-week period and times change according to patient requests. Each week covers a different topic such as nicotine replacement therapy, stress reduction and relaxation techniques and identifying smoking triggers. Written material is provided, a toll-free Quit Line is available, and people can re-enter the program as many times as necessary. Call 904-819-4338 for more information on this free course.