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Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio


Patient Health Education

The Dayton VA Medical Center has a comprehensive Patient Health Education (PHE) Program, which provides a variety of activities, programs, and services. Doctors, nurses, psychologists, and dietitians participate in teaching and planning programs to meet your health education needs. Most programs are available to all Veterans, employees, volunteers, and their families. These include:

  • Arthritis Workshop
  • Congestive Heart Failure Series (Two days)
  • Chemotherapy Education
  • Depression Workshop
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education (Certified by American Diabetes Association)
  • End Stage Renal Disease Education
  • Glucose Meter Education
  • High Blood Pressure Monitor Education
  • Insulin Teaching
  • P.T.S.D. University
  • Sexual Health Education
  • Tobacco Cessation Program

Support Groups are designed to provide support and education:

  • Bereavement Support Group
  • Blinded Veterans Support Group
  • Veterans Writing Project

Activities and Services:

  • Monthly Health Fairs
  • AARP's Driver's Course
  • Medic Alert Tags
  • Health Information from Health Sciences Library
  • Closed Circuit Television On-Demand System for Inpatients

For information about activities and programs, stop at or call:

Patient Health Education Office, at (937) 262-3376
Office Location: Primary Care Building 340, Room 106

VA Tele-Nurse (advice and referral service) 1-888-838-6446

Contact Info


  • Building 340

Contact Number(s)

  • 937-268-6511 Ext. 3376

Hours of Operation

  • Call to schedule classes