Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in July
Joliet, IL (June 17, 2011)— 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 choking. The class will be held on Saturday, July 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in July
Joliet, IL (June 17, 2011)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Silver Cross Hospital Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (June 15, 2011) — Nadia Abbasi M.D., board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Abbasi completed an internal medicine residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Her office is located with Midwest Hospitalists, LLC at 2100 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 725-2121.
Silver Cross Home Health Receives “Great Illinois Home Health Care Award”
Joliet, IL (June 8, 2011)— In addition to celebrating 25 years of caring for patients in their homes, Silver Cross Hospital’s Home Health Division was awarded the “2011 Great Illinois Home Health Care Award” by AdvisorMed which compiles a list of the top-performing home health agencies in the state based on quality successes and patient reviews.
Silver Cross Hospital First In Area to Perform State-of-the-Art DSEK Cornea Transplant Surgery
Joliet, IL (June 7, 2011) —In a first for the Will-County area, a surgeon at Silver Cross Hospital is removing patients' diseased layer of the cornea and replacing it with a similar layer of healthy human donor tissue in a surgery called DSEK (Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty).