Our community is important to us: we want to help you stay healthy and to be up-to-date on the latest news in health care. Here are some of the latest classes, seminars, tours and other events we've developed with you in mind.
Please note: a 10 percent discount will be offered for seniors, St. Anthony's employees (who must use their valid St. Anthony's e-mail address when registering) or those enrolling in multiple paid classes. If you have any questions about our classes, please call 314-ANTHONY (268-4669).
Have you been told that you are at risk for developing diabetes? Is your blood sugar a "little high"? Do you have a family history of diabetes? Are you 40 years of age or older, overweight and inactive? Have you been told that you have prediabetes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this FREE class is for you!
Join Susan Klick, MSN, RN, CNL and Alison Brinker, RD, LD, CDE, for this free class on defining prediabetes, what you should do if you are diagnosed with prediabetes, and strategies for decreasing your risks for developing Type 2 Diabetes. Recommendations for increasing daily activities, meal planning and weight-loss strategies will be discussed.
Ladies, kick off the New Year by taking care of you!
Ask Vandana Dalton, MD, and Rebecca Heimburger, WHNP-BC,your questions and learn how you can be proactive about taking care of your health, no matter what stage of life you are in.
Dr. Dalton is a St. Anthony’s obstetrician/gynecologist with special interests in preconception counseling, prenatal care, family planning and menstrual disorders. Rebecca Heimburger is a St. Anthony’s nurse practitioner with special interests in hereditary cancer screening, and menopause.
The 6-week Lamaze/Infant Care Class covers many topics to help prepare expectant parents for all aspects of childbirth as well as caring for their infant. With the help of fathers or labor support partners, mothers are taught Lamaze breathing and relaxation techniques to help them through labor. A movie about childbirth is shown, and tours of the Family Birth Center are given. The program includes the Epidural Class for women who are considering using epidural anesthesia during labor. In addition, participants receive information about infant care, feeding options, normal newborn characteristics, reflexes, bathing and much more. Participants should bring two pillows and a blanket, dress comfortably and attend with the person who will be supporting them during labor.
Parking Instructions: This class will be held in the 4th Floor Heart & Vascular Conference Room. If possible, please park behind the hospital, near the Heart & Vascular Center entrance. Take the elevator to the 4th floor, turn left off the elevator and proceed to the conference room, located down the hall to the right.