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Classes and Events

Anderson Hospital believes education is critical in promoting health and well-being. We are proud to provide diverse educational programs and engaging events designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills they need to lead healthier, happier lives.

Education Classes

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 Classes are offered in the spring and fall.  It’s designed for pre-teens, teenagers, and adults ages 12 and older.  Please note; according to the Illinois State Statues, age 14 is when a child may be left unattended without the accompaniment of an adult.  This interactive class covers all aspects of being a babysitter, including 911 and fire safety, first aid, CPR and choking. It also includes care of children and babies, along with feeding, burping, diapering, bathing, and general discipline. This 4-hour class is $20 and is held in the Education Department at Anderson Hospital.
  • Saturday March 9th from 12:00pm-4:00 pm
  • Saturday September 14th 12:00 pm-4:00pm

         To register please contact the Education Department at 618-391-6700.   

Health Screenings

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. 
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