Vanderbilt Health Educational Events Boost Whole Person Health

As part of the Vanderbilt Total Health program, Vanderbilt experts can deliver in-person or virtual health educational events tailored to your workforce health needs. Created as a low-cost, high-return alternative to expensive seminars and training conferences, these events can be supplements to existing health and wellness programs, or an added employee benefit.

Employers can choose wellness and prevention topics that are most meaningful and relevant to their employees.The top 5 most popular topics of the past year have been:

  1. Work/Life Balance
  2. Mindfulness
  3. Nutrition on a Budget
  4. Winter Blues/Seasonal Affective Disorder
  5. Diabetes Prevention

“Our educational events provide bite-sized learning opportunities for employees in a relaxed, informal atmosphere,” said Donna Skupien, BSN, RN, MBA, Vice President, Growth and Innovation, Employer Solutions. “Providing these kinds of opportunities for learning and growth demonstrates an investment in employees' development, which can lead to increased job satisfaction and morale.”

Here are other frequent topics aimed at meeting physical, mental and spiritual needs:

Physical Health

  • The Value of Having a Primary Care Provider / Medical Home (Health by the Decade)
  • Cancer Prevention (general or specific)
  • Healthy Nutrition on a Budget
  • Weight Management
  • Understanding Your Medications (and Controlling Your Costs)
  • Diabetes Prevention
  • Disability and Accessibility Awareness
  • Improving Posture and Ergonomics
  • Healthy Holidays
  • Combating Nicotine Use (Vaping, Smoking, Dip)
  • Pediatric Health Topics

Mental & Spiritual Health

  • Mindfulness (Overview/Series)
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Mapping Out an Intentional Life Based on Your Values
  • Winter Blues (Seasonal Affective Order)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Caregiver Support
  • Leader Training
  • Navigating Mental Health Treatment Options
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Group Classes

  • Nicotine Treatment Program
  • First Aid /CPR and AED (Basic Life Support Certification)
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Mindfulness Series
  • Naloxone (Narcan™) training
  • Anger Management

To learn more and plan an educational event, email or call (615) 421–0112.