VA San Diego Healthcare System

 

Health Education

Health & wellness information is available at the Patient Education Resource Center located at the VA Medical Center La Jolla.  The center offers Veterans Health Education Classes and a Patient Health Library for Veteran patients, their family members, and staff.

Veterans Health Education Classes

We offer classes on:

  • Arthritis Exercise
  • Diabetes Management and Prevention
  • Nutrition and weight control
  • Mantram Repetition
  • Tai Chi & Yoga
  • Tobacco Cessation

To sign up for classes, ask your primary care provider for a consult.  For detailed description of classes and calendar schedule, see links below:

Patient Health Library

The Patient Health Library offers:

  • access to the Internet, computer databases, Veterans Health Library, My HealtheVet
  • a comfortable, quiet space with seating and tables
  • health education books, videos, health magazines, models and charts
  • personal staff to help you find health information

Patient Health Library is open Monday - Friday

If you cannot come to the VA Medical Center La Jolla, we may be able to send the health information you need by mail.

For more information call (858) 552-7401 or 1-800-331-8387 (VETS) ext 7401

Helpful health education links

Contact

Patient Education Resource Center
First Floor, Room 1493D
858-552-7401

Veterans Health Library