Calendar of Events at Southwest Health System

Calendar of Events at Southwest Health System

If you’d like to place an event in this calendar, please reach out with your request to Haley Leonard at hleonard@swhealth.org.

Nov
3
Fri
ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support: HeartCode @ Education Room at SHS Annex unless otherwise posted
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

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

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® ACLS 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 ACLS 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:
Contact Education: 970-564-2160 OR dcampbell@swhealth.org / mhigman@swhealth.org

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $150/Full 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.

Nov
9
Thu
Free Pre-Diabetes Class @ Southwest Memorial Hospital’s South Campus Patient Education Room
Nov 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

DO YOU HAVE PRE-DIABETES?
Would you like to learn more about it?

One day class to learn how to make healthy lifestyle changes to delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes

Nov
10
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support: HeartCode @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 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:
Contact Education: 970-564-2160 OR dcampbell@swhealth.org / mhigman@swhealth.org

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Full 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.

Nov
14
Tue
Free Supermarket Tours @ Cortez area grocery store. Call 970-564-2275 for details.
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Does Grocery Shopping make you crazy? Are food labels confusing? Do you struggle with trying to make healthy choices and stay within your budget? If so, we can help you.

A dietitian from Southwest Health System will conduct a free supermarket tour on the second Thursday of each month from 12-1pm starting October 12th . Space is limited. Please call 970-564-2275 for the store location and to register.

Nov
17
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support: Full Course @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 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:
Contact Education: 970-564-2160 OR dcampbell@swhealth.org / mhigman@swhealth.org

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Full 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.

Nov
21
Tue
Wound Care 360 Series @ Southwest Memorial Hospital Conference Room
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Assessment and Documentation presented by Jodi Harris, Rehab. RSVP requested to Meghan Higman.

Dec
1
Fri
BLS – Basic Life Support: HeartCode @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 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:
Contact Education: 970-564-2160 OR dcampbell@swhealth.org / mhigman@swhealth.org

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Full 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.

Dec
6
Wed
Free Diabetes Support Group @ Southwest Memorial Hospital’s cafeteria (enter through the South Campus entrance)
Dec 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Anyone with type 1 or type 2 diabetes is welcome to attend! Bring a support person!

Dec
7
Thu
Weight Loss Surgery Support Group @ Southwest Memorial Hospital's cafeteria
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Share ideas and exchange information with others who have had weight loss surgery at this free meeting.

BLS – Basic Life Support: HeartCode @ Southwest Health System Annex Building
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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:
Contact Education: 970-564-2160 OR dcampbell@swhealth.org / mhigman@swhealth.org

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $25/Full 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.