NMMC Community Education
Northern Maine Medical Center is a well-established health education resource for residents of the St. John Valley. We provide numerous health screenings such as blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes risk testing. In addition to the screenings, a variety of ongoing educational courses are offered such as CPR, first aid and babysitting. Community Presentations provide individuals an opportunity to ask questions to healthcare professionals pertaining to diseases and other health issues. Northern Maine Medical Center has a strong commitment to meeting the health and educational needs of the people in our service area.
(Diabetes Self Management Training)
This program is designed to assist the person with diabetes in learning as much as possible about diabetes, its treatment and self-care, in order to achieve and/or maintain optimum management of their condition. Northern Maine Medical Center's DSMT Program is a comprehensive outpatient diabetes education program in compliance with the Diabetes Prevention & Control Program (DP & CP) in Augusta, Maine.
Northern Maine Medical Center's
Rehabilitation Phase II Program
provides a medically
supervised exercise and education curriculum for
those recovering from heart disease. The goal is
to help patients reach their optimal heart function.
Rehabilitation Phase III - "The Health Maintenance"
Program is a community-based outpatient program
designed to help individuals with coronary artery
disease (or people at high risk for heart disease)
to have a full and productive life physiologically,
psychologically and socially.
Smoking Cessation Program
is the American Cancer Society's quit smoking program.
All of the methods and activities contain the most
effective elements for success. The single important
element is YOU - and your dedication to fight the
addiction to nicotine that makes you want to smoke.
"Freshstart" can be your start to a new life!
Northern Maine Medical Center is
committed to providing companies and organizations
with courses and services that meet Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
As part of the Occupational
, first aid kits, supplies and
blankets may be purchased by contacting NMMC's Education
Department at (207) 834-1936.