Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in May
New Lenox, IL (April 16, 2013)— Silver Cross will offer the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver CPR and AED Class Monday, May 6, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital’s Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn adult, child and infant CPR, rescue from choking, and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Fee is $45 and includes American Heart Association certification. Visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) to register.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in May
New Lenox, IL (April 15, 2013)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The meeting will be on Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Silver Cross Receives Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers
New Lenox, IL (April 15, 2013)—The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Silver Cross Hospital with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients.
Silver Cross Hosts Free Stroke Symposium for Physicians, Nurses & Paramedics
New Lenox, IL (April 12, 2013)—The Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute will host a free Stroke from the Heart program on Saturday, May 4, 2013 for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the management and treatment of acute stroke. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Advanced registration is required by April 22, 2013. More information is available at www.silvercross.org/neuro or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Homer Glen Artist Creates Piece of Art Honoring Donors at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (April 10, 2013)— When Silver Cross Hospital wanted an unusual piece of art created to honor the hospital’s donors, they commissioned the exquisite talents of local artist Sheri Law of Sheri Law Art Glass Ltd. in Homer Glen.