Classes and Support Groups


Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in our wellness classes, community events, and special programs.

In light of the ongoing developments surrounding Coronavirus, and out of an abundance of caution, Northridge Hospital Medical Center is cancelling all classes, events and programs until further notice.

This includes:

  • Workplace Violence Training
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Fire Life and Safety Course
  • RN Skills Fairs

Please check back for updates. For information on how to protect yourself and your family during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit the Center for Disease Control website.

Aviso importante sobre COVID-19

Gracias por su interés en nuestras clases de bienestar, eventos comunitarios y programas especiales.

Con los desarrollos en curso que rodean al Coronavirus, y por abundancia de precaución, Northridge Hospital Medical Center ha cancelado todas las clases, los eventos y los programas hasta nuevo aviso.

Esto incluye:

  • Formación de violencia del lugar de trabajo
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Curso de vida y seguridad contra inciendos 
  • Ferias de habilidades de RN

Actualizaciones estarán disponibles en esta página. Para obtener información sobre cómo protegerse a sí mismo y a su familia durante el brote de COVID-19, visite el sitio web del Centro para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades.


Online Support Group

Taking Care of Mama

A virtual opportunity for pregnant and new moms to connect and gain support during these challenging times.

Tuesdays, through December 2020
View flyer here for further information.

Spanish

Grupo de apoyo virtual

Cuidando de la mamá

Da la oportunidad virtual de conexión y apoyo para las mujeres embarazadas y nuevas mamás durante estos tiempos tumultuosos.

Cada martes durante los meses de Julio y Deciembre, 2020
Revise el folleto  para mas informacion


Northridge Hospital’s classes and support groups feature experts who educate the community on how to maintain optimal health and prevent injuries and illnesses. Topics include cancer, heart, diabetes, women’s health, children’s health, prenatal care and nutrition.

All classes and support groups are free. Registration is required by calling the number provided.  All classes take place at Northridge Hospital Medical Center (18300 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge, CA 91328) unless noted.

Orthopedic Wellness Joint Replacement Class

Attend this free pre-operative education class to learn more about knee and hip replacement surgery and get your questions answered.

Every Monday from 2 – 4 p.m. in classroom 6.
Refreshments and parking validation will be provided.

To register for the class, please call the orthopedic nurse practitioner at 818.885.8500, ext. 2498. 

Prevention Forward Healthy Lifestyles Program

Healthy Lifestyles is a free program of Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital’s Center for Healthier Communities to put prevention first and help you learn how to better take care of yourself. We invite you to participate if you have any of the following conditions: pre-diabetes, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure or stroke.

You will learn how to manage your condition, improve outcomes, and prevent setbacks in your recovery. Joining Healthy Lifestyles will be one of the best things you can do for yourself this year.

To find out about our scheduled classes, please contact Prevention Forward at [email protected].

Our Free Classes

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following in-person classes - Diabetes Empowerment Education, Activate Your Heart, Grocery Store Tours, and Safe Dates – are on hold.  At this time, no date for resuming these in-person classes has been set.  For updated information, periodically check back on this web page or contact NHMC Prevention Forward at [email protected].

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, las siguientes clases en persona: Programa de Educación para El Empoderamiento de la Diabetes, Active Su Corazón, recorridos de una tienda de comestibles, y Citas Seguras están en pausa. En este momento, no se ha establecido una fecha para reanudar estas clases en persona. Para obtener información actualizada, visite periódicamente esta página web o comuníquese con NHMC Programa De Prevención Para  Estilos De Vida Saludables al: [email protected].

New Virtual Workshops Online with Zoom
The Northridge Hospital Center for Healthier Communities is pleased to present three new virtual workshops now through December via the Zoom platform. 
The classes will be held in English and Spanish 

Nuevos Talleres Virtuales en Línea con Zoom
The Northridge Hospital’s Centro para Comunidades Más Saludables complace en presentar tres nuevos talleres virtuales desde ahora hasta diciembre a través de la plataforma Zoom. Las clases se realizarán en Inglés y Español.

October / octubre:

Medication Management 101 / Conceptos Básicos del Manejo de Medicamentos
Monday, October 26, 2020 (English)
Lunes, el 26 de octubre de 2020 (Español)

November / noviembre:

Healthy Eating and Nutrition / Alimentación Saludable y Nutrición
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 (English)
Miércoles, el 11 de noviembre de 2020 (Español)

December / diciembre:

Staying Healthy during the Holidays / Mantenerse Saludable Durante las Vacaciones de Invierno
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (English)
Miércoles, el 9 de deciembre de 2020 (Español)

To register for any of these virtual sessions, view the flyer for class descriptions, times and registration instructions. 

Para registrarse en cualquiera de estas sesiones virtuales, vea el volante para ver las descripciones de las clases, horarios e instrucciones de registro. 

Safe Dates

A free program, offered by Northridge Hospital's Center for Healthier Communities, helps teens create healthy relationships.

Program will:

  • Raise students' awareness of what constitutes healthy and abusive dating relationships
  • Equip students with the skills and resources to help themselves or friends in abusive dating relationships
  • Emphasize positive communication, anger management, and conflict resolution
  • Provide the chance to win weekly prize drawings valued at $15 and higher
  • Allow kids to partake in fun activities such as a student play, poster board contest and much more!  

For more information on upcoming classes, please contact Priscilla Lomeli at [email protected] or call 818.718.5903.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person Safe Dates classes will be virtual (more information coming soon). Additionally, the Safe Dates program will be hosting monthly virtual workshops for students, community members and professionals. For updated information, periodically check back on this web page.