Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in October
Joliet, IL (September 21, 2010)— Silver Cross Hospital is offering an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from chocking. The class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital,1200 Maple Rd., Joliet.
Cost is $60 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Living Right for Prostate Health
Join Dr. Ernest Tan, urologist, to about men’s prostate health. He will discuss herbal treatments, modern medicines and minimally invasive procedures for enlarged prostates. This free lecture will be held Monday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Register to attend online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?
Join Drs. Christopher Joyce and Brian Lahmann, experienced gastric bypass surgeons with Bariatric & Minimally Invasive (BMI) Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, for a free informational session about Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You? The program is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion on the Silver Cross Hospital Campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. Participants will learn about the advantages and risks of traditional and laparoscopic bariatric weight loss surgery, including the REALIZE™ and Lap-Band™ gastric band systems, find out who is a candidate for the procedure, and hear from area patients about their experiences. Silver Cross has been named as Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. Register to attend this free informational session online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Urinary Incontinence, It’s not normal at any age!
Join Dr. Sandra Culbertson, expert in the diagnosis and treatment of urogynecologic conditions, for an informative and intimate discussion about urinary incontinence and other bladder issues. Learn about treatments for urinary incontinence, prolapse of the vagina, bladder and/or uterus, and other disorders of the pelvic floor. This free program will be held Thursday, Oct. 21 from 6:30 to7:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Register to attend online at www.IMatter.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).