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    Education


    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


    General

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

    Type II Diabetes
    Gestational Diabetes

    Please contact our Patient Education Coordinator:
    Jessica Fountain
    (251) 809-8194 - Leave Message
    (205) 233-1613 - Cell
    (251) 809-8486 - Fax
    jfountain@echca.org

    All patient education requires a physician referral. 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

    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.

    Wellness program contact is (251) 809-8280 or (251) 809-8281

    Dietitian contact info:

    Lisa Williams
    (251) 809-8438 (leave message)
    lwilliams@echca.org
    (251) 809-8486 - Fax

    For further information call:
    (251) 809-8308