JULY-AUGUST PUBLIC EVENTS SPONSORED BY WESLEY MEDICAL CENTER

June 23, 2014

 JULY-AUGUST PUBLIC EVENTS SPONSORED BY WESLEY MEDICAL CENTER

Informational programs

  • Knee and Hip Replacement Seminar: hospital staff explain what to expect during and after knee and hip surgery; Tuesday, July 8, from 2-3 p.m. and Tuesday Aug. 19, from 10-11 a.m.; Cessna Conference Center at Wesley Medical Center. Free of charge. To register, call 316.962.6000.

 

Health screenings

  • Friday, July 18, 7–9:30 a.m., Health Strategies, 551 N. Hillside Suite 102; Thursday, Aug. 21, 7–9:30 a.m., Galichia Heart Hospital, 2610 N. Woodlawn. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 316.962.4000.

                   —Cholesterol, glucose and hemoglobin screening: $10 for Wesley Friends members; $15 for non-members

 

Classes

  • Smart Driver Course, sponsored by AARP, can help older individuals drive more safely and may reduce insurance rates. Friday, Aug. 22, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cessna Conference Center at Wesley Medical Center. $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. To register, call Wesley Friends at 316.962.8400.

 

Wesley Friends monthly socials

  • Special guests: Allen and Fannie Yoder and family.  Thursday, July 10, 11:30 a.m.; Corporate Caterers, 2949 N. Rock Rd.; $5. To make a reservation, call 316.962.8400.
  • Speaker: Bonnie Bing, retired fashion writer for the Wichita Eagle. Thursday, Aug. 14, 11:30 a.m.; Corporate Caterers, 2949 N. Rock Rd.; $5. To make a reservation, call 316.962.8400.

 

Critical Incident Stress Management Conference

  • Two-day critical incident stress management training; Course options:  Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support, Comprehensive Crisis Preparation & Response for the Workplace, Emotional & Spiritual Care in Disasters, Group Crisis Intervention, Grief Following Trauma and Resilience Training: Psychological Survival Skills for Before, During and After Crisis; Monday & Tuesday, July 21 – 22 and Wednesday & Thursday, July 23 - 24, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Wesley Medical Center.  Register on or before June 30 – non-member - $175 /Member - $200.  Register after June 30 – non-member $149 / Member - $174.  Register online at icisf.org.  For registration questions, e-mail mlong@icisf.org or call 410.750.9600.

 

Family life education classes

Classes are held at the following locations: Wesley BirthCare Center at the northeast corner of Hillside and Murdock Streets; Wesley West Emergency and Diagnostic Center at 8714 W. 13th St.; and Koch Learning Center at Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. For more information or to register, go to www.wesleymc.com and choose “Classes and Events” or call 316.962.6000.

 

  • “Babysitting for Beginners:” one-day class for youth ages 11-15 to learn to care for children of all ages, CPR training is included.

Cost: $40, includes lunch

BirthCare Center: Saturdays, July 26 & Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

  • “Big Kids and Babies:” one 90-minute session of activities for children ages 3-6 to help prepare them to welcome a new baby.

Cost: $10 per child

BirthCare Center: Saturday, July 12, from 10-11:30 a.m.

 

  • “Breastfeeding:” two two-hour classes

Cost: $25 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Mondays, July 21 & 28, from 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Aug. 5 &12, from 7-9 p.m.

Wesley West: Tuesday, July 1 & 8, from 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, Aug. 21 & 28, from 7-9 p.m.

Saturday class: one three-hour class offered on Saturday, Aug. 23; 9 a.m. to noon; BirthCare Center

 

  • “Car Seat Safety:” one two-hour class

Cost: free of charge

BirthCare Center: Tuesday, July 22, from 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Calming Your Baby:” one two-hour class on how to identify your baby’s needs and ease pressure and stress.

Cost: $15 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Wednesday, July 2, from 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Caring for Your Baby:” two two-hour classes

Cost: $25 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Wednesdays, July 9 & 16, Thursdays, Aug. 7 & 14 from 7-9 p.m.

Wesley West: Thursdays, July 24 & 31 from 7-9 p.m.

Saturday class: one three-hour class, Saturday, Aug. 23 from 1:30–4:30 p.m.; BirthCare Center

 

  • “Childbirth Preparation:” Log on to www.wesleymc.com for various types of classes, dates and times or call 316.962.6000.

 

  • “Childbirth Refresher:” Log on to www.wesleymc.com or call 316.962.6000.

 

  • “CPR for Infants and Children:” one three-hour class that also includes information about child-proofing your home.

Cost: $15 per person

Koch Learning Center at Wesley Medical Center: Tuesdays, July 8 & 22, Aug. 5 & 19, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Wesley West: Thursdays, July 17 & Aug. 14, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 

  • “The Dad’s Class:” one two-hour class for expectant and new fathers and their pregnant partners.

Cost: $15 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Tuesdays, July 1 & Aug. 5, from 7-9 p.m.

 

  • “Postpartum Care:” two two-hour classes about what to expect after birth.

Cost: $25 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Thursdays, July 24 & 31, from 7-9 p.m.

 

  • VBAC (Vaginal birth after cesarean) one two-hour class about how to enhance your birth experience.

Cost: Free of charge

Wesley Medical Center, Jayhawk Conference Room:  Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 7-9 p.m.

 

Child car seat checks

Your infant or child car seat will be checked for safety and proper installation by Wesley’s certified car seat specialists. Free of charge. No appointment needed.

  • Wesley BirthCare Center parking lot at Hillside and Murdock Streets: Tuesdays, July 8 & 22, Aug. 5 & 19; from 3-5 p.m.; no appointment needed.
  • Wesley West parking lot at 13th St. N. and Tyler Road: Fridays, July 18, Aug. 1, 15 & 29; from 10 a.m. to noon; no appointment needed.

 

Tours

  • BirthCare Center (3222 E. Murdock St.): call 316.962.2290 to schedule a tour.
  • Wesley Medical Center (550 N. Hillside St.) in-hospital Labor and Delivery Unit: Saturdays, July 12 & 26, Aug. 2; 12:30 p.m.; meet in Koch Learning Center.

 

Baby Fair

            Wesley Medical Center will be hosting the Baby Your Baby fair on Saturday, Aug. 16.

 

 

Wesley Medical Center is the region’s leading acute care hospital network providing a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout Kansas and northern Oklahoma since 1912.  As a leader in Overall Recommended Care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies – more than any hospital in a 13-state region.  Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita, with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER and Galichia ER.  Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital, WesleyCare Clinics and the Pediatric Center of Kansas. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please www.wesleymc.com.