Tanana Valley Clinic  

Educational Classes

Educational Classes  

TVC is proud to sponsor and/or offer space to local educators in Interior Alaska for informative classes that benefit our patients.

Particular Parenting is a four-session educational course for parents of  all age groups, sponsored bi-annually by Tanana Valley Clinic's Pediatric department. These classes, taught by Madeline Lambert Nance, help you choose the right discipline for your child's age and personality. Open for all members of the community to attend, FREE of charge. Walk-in registration, located in the Multi-media room on the 4th Floor of TVC.

The four sessions are independent courses - attend just one, or attend them all. Childcare is not provided.

2015 Fall Schedule  | Thursdays 6-7:30pm:
  1. October 8: Why Parents Behave the Way They Do
    Parenting Styles and Motives
  2. October 15: Why Kids Behave the Way They Do
    Behavior Development
  3. October 22: Discipline Choices for Today
    Discipline Strategy/Alternatives
  4. October 29: Struggles and Conflicts
    What To Do in Difficult Times

Childbirth & Breastfeeding classes are also offered monthly at TVC, sponsored by our OB/Gyn Department. These free or low cost educational classes are located on site, in our Dunlap Conference Room. 

  • Successful Breastfeeding  -  This class is recommended for last trimester expectant parents, and offers advice and information on when and who to call for help if breastfeeding challenges arise.  Presented by Joanne Spears, RN, IBCLC, RLC, from Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center.

This FREE class is offered the fourth Tuesday of every month, 6:00pm - 8:00pm.  RSVP to private voicemail: (907) 451-1629.

  • Childbirth Preparation Class  -  This is a two-day weekend course from 12:30pm-4:30pm located on site in the Dunlap Conference Room.  Mothers learn exercises for a healthy delivery and recovery, how to breathe, focus and relax, and partners learn to support and assist.  Presented by Jean Fifield, RN. Cost is $40.  Bring two pillows and wear comfortable clothing.  Call 459-3500, option 2, option 1 to register.

Questions? Please call (907) 458-2687 or email for more information.


Tanana Valley Clinic - Your Medical Home

Tanana Valley Clinic
1001 Noble St.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 459-3500
(888) 459-3500
Fax: (907) 459-3566
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