Health events in the Four Corners

Calendar of EventsSouthwest Health System offers frequent opportunities for employees and the public to learn about health issues. This Calendar of Events provides an overview of what’s up-and-coming in Cortez, Dolores and Mancos Colorado. Tune in here for health events in the Four Corners area. In addition to classes, find support groups, awareness events and more. Mark your own calendar for those health events now!

To request that an event be added to our calendar, please contact us.

Jul
25
Wed
SHS Board Meeting @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jul
27
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Traditional Course OR $15/HeartCode Skills Testing.

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Aug
2
Thu
PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Refresher) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 2 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

*Current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider is required prior to taking ACLS and/or PALS*

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. Psychomotor skills are reviewed and tested in-person during a skills session. This three-part delivery effectively blends cognitive learning with skills training.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant @ dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director @ mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $150/Traditional Course OR $100/Refresher OR $65/HeartCode Skills Session

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

 

BLS – Basic Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Traditional Course OR $15/HeartCode Skills Testing.

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Aug
3
Fri
PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

*Current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider is required prior to taking ACLS and/or PALS*

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. Psychomotor skills are reviewed and tested in-person during a skills session. This three-part delivery effectively blends cognitive learning with skills training.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant @ dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director @ mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $150/Traditional Course OR $100/Refresher OR $65/HeartCode Skills Session

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

 

Aug
7
Tue
NPR: Neonatal Resuscitation Program Classes @ Southwest Memorial Hospital Obstetrics Department
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program). These classes are the skills check-off portion of a blended learning class.

Cost to non-employees: $65

Pre-requisite: complete the online learning through the American Academy of Pediatrics

Aug
8
Wed
Montezuma County Hospital District Board Meeting @ EMS Training Room in the EMS Station
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Aug
17
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Traditional Course OR $15/HeartCode Skills Testing.

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Aug
22
Wed
SHS Board Meeting @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Aug
31
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support (Heartcode) @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Aug 31 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Classes are typically held in the Education Room near the front lobby of the Annex Building at 20 S. Market Street. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:
Diane Campbell, SHS Staff Development Assistant dcampbell@swhealth.org 970-564-2648
Meghan Higman, SHS Education Director mhigman@swhealth.org 970-564-2160

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Traditional Course OR $15/HeartCode Skills Testing.

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.