Wesley Healthcare April 16, 2015

Look Good, Feel Better Workshop

Wesley Medical Center and The American Cancer Society will host a free Look Good...Feel Better® workshop Monday, June 8, 6:30 – 8:30pmat Wesley Medical Center, 550 N. Hillside. The program teaches beauty techniques to female patients in active treatment to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Pre-registration is required by calling Wesley Guest Services at 316.962.2100.

Knee and Hip Replacement Seminar

Tuesday, June 30, 2-3:00pm, Wesley Medical Center, Cessna Conference Room; hospital staff will explain what to expect during and after knee and hip surgery. Free of charge. To register, call 316.962.6000.

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”: a single 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: Saturday, May 2 and June 27, 9:00am to 4:00pm

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

Cost: $10 per child

BirthCare Center: Saturday, May 2, 10-11:30 a.m.

  • “Breastfeeding”: two two-hour classes or one three-hour class to learn the advantages of breastfeeding

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Birthcare Center: Mondays, May 4 and 11, June 15 and 22, 7:00-9:00pm

Wesley West: Thursdays, June 18 and 25, 7:00-9:00pm

Saturday class, Birthcare Center: May 9 and June 6, 9:00am to noon

  • “Car Seat Safety”: one two-hour class to learn how to select a safe car seat and use it effectively

Cost: free of charge

BirthCare Center: Tuesday, May 26, 7:00-9:00pm

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

Cost: $15 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Saturday, May 23, 1-3:00pm

  • Car Seat Checks: your infant or child’s car seat will be checked for safety and proper installation by Wesley’s certified car seat specialists. Call 962-2105 for dates, times and location of car seat checks.
  • “Caring for Your Baby”: two two-hour classes or one three-hour class providing information about bathing, diapering, feeding, safety, child development, health and other practical information

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Wesley West: Thursdays, May 21 and 28, 7:00-9:00pm

Birthcare Center: Thursdays, June 18 and 25, 7:00-9:00pm

Saturday class, BirthCare Center: May 9 and June 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

  • “Childbirth Preparation”: six two-hour classes or two six-hour Saturday classes for expectant mothers and their partners to learn skills and information about birth

Cost: $80 per couple

Birthcare Center: Mondays, June 22-July 27. Wednesdays, June 3-July 8.

Saturday Class: May 23 and 30, June 13 and 20, 9:30am to 3:30pm

  • “Mini Childbirth Preparation”: four two-hour classes for expectant mothers and their partners to learn skills and information about birth (condensed version of the six week class)

Cost: $50 per couple

Birthcare Center: Tuesdays, May 12-June 2 and June 9-30, 7:00-9:00pm

  • “Childbirth Refresher”: log on to www.wesleymc.com or call 316.962.6000 for more information
  • “CPR for Infants and Children”: one three-hour class that includes information about child-proofing

your home

Cost: $15 per person

Wesley Medical Center, Koch Learning Center: Tuesdays, May 5 and 19, June 2, 16 and 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Wesley West: Thursdays, May 14 and June 11, 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, May 5 and June 2, 7:00-9:00pm

  • “Girl to Woman”: one two-hour class for girls, ages 9-12, and their daughter that addresses menstruation and other physical and emotional changes of puberty

Cost: $15 per mother/daughter couple

BirthCare Center: Saturday, June 27, 4:30-6:30pm

  • “Miraculous Multiples”: class for couples expecting twins or more to prepare them for the pregnancy, nutritional demands and parenting more than one infant

Cost: $25 per person or couple

Birthcare Center: Schedule as needed by calling 316.962.2290

  • “Off to a Good Start”: one two-hour class providing information on prenatal health; recommended to be taken 20 weeks before gestation

Cost: $15 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Wednesdays, June 8, 7:00-9:00pm

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

Cost: $25 per person or couple

BirthCare Center: Wednesdays, May 13 and 20, 7:00-9:00pm

  • “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, June 23, 7:00-9:00pm

Tours

  • BirthCare Center (3222 E. Murdock St.) Call 316.962.2290 to schedule a tour: Every Tuesday, 6:30pm
  • Wesley Medical Center (550 N. Hillside St.) In-hospital Labor and Delivery Unit: Saturdays, May 2, 16 and 30, 12:30 p.m.; meet in Koch Learning Center

Wesley Friends Events

  • Health Screenings: cholesterol, glucose and hemoglobin screening: $10 for Wesley Friends members; $15 for non-members. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 316.962.6000.
    • Thursday, May 21, 7:00-9:30am, Galichia Heart Hospital, 2610 N. Woodlawn
    • Thursday, June 18, 7:00-9:30am, Galichia Heart Hospital, 2610 N. Woodlawn
  • Lunch and Learn Lectures: lunch available at 11:30am for $5 or $8 and the lecture is free of charge. To make a reservation, call 316.962.6000.
    • Friday, May 22, 11:30am to 1:00pm for $8, Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple St.; Deb Free, stroke program coordinator at Wesley, will give an informative presentation on stroke prevention, recognition and importance of early treatment. She will discuss why time is an important factor in stroke treatment and help you identify warning signs. Don’t miss this educational discussion.

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 in national surveys, 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 Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Galichia ER and the region’s only pediatric ER. Wesley owns and operates Galichia Heart Hospital and multiple WESLEYCare clinics, and it recently announced plans to build a dedicated children’s hospital. To learn more about Wesley Medical Center, please visit www.wesleymc.com.