We believe that knowledge is power. That's why we offer a wide range of educational classes designed to meet our staff’s and community's diverse needs.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course: The traditional Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider classroom course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The cost of the course is $60. Registration is required. To register, please contact the Education Department at 618.391.6700.
- ACLS & PALS Courses: We provide Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses. Registration is required. To register, please contact the Education Department at 618.391.6700.
- Babysitting Class: This class is designed for pre-teens, teenagers, and adults ages 12 and older. Illinois law indicates that there is no age specified for "babysitting" per se. However, age 14 is when children can be left unattended for a reasonable amount of time. This interactive class covers all aspects of being a great babysitter. The class covers 911 and fire safety, first aid, CPR, choking, and care of babies and children, including feeding, burping, diapering, bathing, and general discipline. The cost of the class is $20. It is a 4-hour class from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. We have classes in the spring and fall of each year. Our upcoming class is on Saturday, September 9, 2023. To register, please contact the Education Department at 618.391.6700.
Your health is our priority, and we are committed to helping our patients to take proactive measures to maintain and improve it. That's why we are pleased to offer various routine health screenings designed to detect and prevent potential health issues early on.
- Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screenings: The cost is $25 per screen. For more information, call 618.391.6712.
- Prostate Screenings: The cost is $10 per screen. For more information, call 618.391.5900.