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Continuing Education

Continuing education is offered periodically. Topics are selected by discipline and scope of practice (i.e. nursing, social work, respiratory therapy).

Nursing Education

A large number of CEU classes are available at no cost for nursing employees.
All American Heart Certification Courses (ACLS, PALS and BLS) are taught three to four times each year.
LINC - Contact Classes funded by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority.

Scholarship Program

In coordination with Jefferson Davis Community College, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital works to provide scholarships to nursing students with a focus on healthcare education. Applications are taken every January.

Patient Education


Patient education is offered to in-patients and out-patients Monday through Friday. Education is given on:

Type II Diabetes
Gestational Diabetes
Ostomy care

Other educational needs are met as needed. All patient education requires a physician referral.

Community Outreach Programs

D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital offers several community support groups and community awareness programs.

Alzheimer's Support Group
Cancer Support Group
Lupus Support Group
Sr. Health Advantage
Loan Closet for Cancer Patients

For more info, visit our Community Outreach page Click Here

Dietary Education

The Wellness program is a community program that provides balanced and nutritious meals, seven days a week. Diets offered include: low sodium, diabetic, and regular meals.

A registered dietitian is available in house and provides nutritional counseling for a wide variety of medical conditions. A physician referral must be obtained to provide counseling.

For further information, call:

(251) 809-8308 or (251) 809-8372.