Classes for November

AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED

This is an ideal opportunity to learn infant (0-12 months old), child (1-8 years old) and adult (8-plus years) CPR and how to use automated external defibrillation. The class is for anyone who wants to learn CPR skills for all age victims and for responders to cardiac emergencies in the workplace or community (such as fitness staff, day care providers, police). An American Heart Association card is issued upon successful completion of the course and is valid for two years. Registration includes student manual.

Session 1 - 6 Spots Available

Instructor: CPR Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, November 26
6-9:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $45.00


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AHA Heartsaver Family & Friends CPR

This program offers individuals the opportunity to learn adult/child CPR and adult/child choking intervention to aid a family member or close friend in case of emergency. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. This is not a course for certification (usually needed for the workplace).  You'll recieve a card stating you participated in the AHA Family & Friends Course. Registration includes student manual.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, November 5
6 - 8 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $10.00


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AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

Learn basic first aid, adult CPR and automatic external defibrillation (AED) from American Heart Association certified instructors. An American Heart Association card is issued with successful completion and is valid for two years. Registration includes student manual.
 

Session 1 - Registration Closed

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Saturday, November 15
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00

This session is currently full, but you may add yourself to the waiting list.



Basic EKG Class

Designed for healthcare staff (RN, LPN, ECG techs, etc) and motivated students who want to learn the basic ECG skills of measuring, recognizing, and interpreting simple cardiac rhythms. Motivated healthcare students also welcome. Topics include who should be on a monitor & why, correct lead placement, and troubleshooting poor tracings. Recognition of ectopic beats, bundle branch blocks, and ST changes is covered along with 14 common rhythms. Class instructional methods include lecture, case studies, simulation, workbook practice and 1:1 assistance if needed. Class fee includes American Heart Association ECG/Pharmocology workbook and ECG caliper.

**NOTE** Withdrawls or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**

Session 5 - 10 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:
Monday, November 10th
9:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch on your own

Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simulation Lab on Ground Floor
Price: $85.00


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Basic Life Support (BLS) for HealthCare Provider Certification - Recognition Course

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for adult, child, and infant, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.  The Recognition class is for those who have never taken the BLS for Healthcare Provider course or those who have allowed their certification to lapse. A renewal course is required every two years to remain current.  Certifications are good to the end of the month in which they expire.  

The Recognition Course is a pre-requisite course for the new EMT Basic or for those who have allowed their BLS certification to expire. A student manual is included in the registration fee.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Thursday, November 13
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider Certification - Renewal Course

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for adult, child, and infant, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.  The Recognition class is for those who have never taken the BLS for Healthcare Provider course or those who have allowed their certification to lapse. A renewal course is required every two years to remain current.  Certifications are good to the end of the month in which they expire.  

Registration fee includes student manual.

Session 1 - 7 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Thursday, November 6
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Session 2 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Friday, November 21
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Session 3 - 6 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Tuesday, November 25
12 - 4 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Basic T ai Chi

T’ai Chi is a traditional exercise practiced for health, relaxation, meditation, and self-defense. The health benefits include increased circulation, balance, strength, calmness, and confidence. The Yang Style of Professor Cheng Man-Ch’ing will be taught and students may learn two-person T’ai Chi T’ui Shou after completing the solo form. T’ai Chi can be practiced by people of all ages and physical conditions and no special equipment is required.

Session 1 - 17 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, November 6 to January 29 (no class November 27, December 25 or January 1)
6 - 7 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $100.00


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Beginning Yoga

Develop the fundamentals of connecting breath to yoga postures, learn techniques to release tension, and improve strength and flexibility. Prior experience not required.

Session 1 - 4 Spots Available

Instructor: Carrie Garity, Registered Yoga Teacher
Class Times:

Mondays, November 3 to December 8
5 - 6 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $36.00


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Session 2 - 7 Spots Available

Instructor: Carrie Garity, Registered Yoga Teacher
Class Times:

Tuesdays, November 4 - December 9

4:45p-5:45p


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $36.00


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Brother, Sister: Sibling-to-Be

Big brothers- and sisters-to-be tour the birthing center, see a newborn baby and learn to help in the daily care of the new arrival. Children must be 3 or older to take the class. Class materials are provided by the Fort Atkinson Kiwanis Club. Parental attendance is mandatory. Please only register the child's/children's name. 

Session 1 - 6 Spots Available

Instructor: Diane Markham R.N,; Florence Falk, L.P.N.
Class Times:

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6 - 7 p.m.
*When completing registration, only register your child*


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: OB Classroom
Price: Free


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Continuing T ai Chi

Participants must have completed Basic T’ai Chi or other beginning T’ai Chi class in this more advanced version of Fort HealthCare’s T’ai Chi classes.

 

Session 1 - 18 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, November 6 to January 29 (no class November 27, December 25 or January 1)
7:15 - 8:15 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $100.00


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Continuing Yoga

Participants will continue to develop the fundamentals of connecting breath to yoga postures, learn techniques to release tension, and improve strength and flexibility. This is an advanced beginner/intermediate level, but can be modified to any level of fitness.

Session 1 - 6 Spots Available

Instructor: Carrie Garity, Registered Yoga Teacher
Class Times:

Mondays, November 3 to December 8
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $36.00


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Corrections T'ai Chi

Participants must have completed Basic T’ai Chi or a beginning T’ai Chi class.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, November 6 to January 29 (No Class November 27, December 25 or January 1)
8:30 - 9:45 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $100.00


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Critical Care Classes

These classes are inteded for new critical care (such as ICU, ED, CCU) nurses or experienced nurses in the community hospital setting. The classes provide an in-depth study of commonly seen critical care issues, arranged by body system.  Lecture, simulation, role playing, open discussion, and case studies are used to increase critical thinking when caring for potentially unstable patients.

Each body system class is offered twice per year.  You can enroll by class or you may enroll for all courses at once. To sign up for individual classes please sign up in that section. If you would like to enroll for all 6 classes at once and receive a 10% discount, please contact Deb O'Hay 920-568-6006 or deborah.ohay@forthc.com to enroll in the entire course.

**NOTE** Withdrawls or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**

Respiratory System 2 - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:
Monday, November 24th
9:00am - 3:30pm
Lunch on your own

Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simulation Lab
Price: $100.00


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Critical Care Class #2: Respiratory System - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:

Monday, November 23, 2015.

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simulation Lab
Price: $100.00


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No Nonsense, Low-Impact Workout

Low impact, high energy!  Be prepared to sweat and burn lots of calories with 30 minutes of aerobics followed by 30 minutes of strength training and basic calisthenics.  Moves are EASY to follow and EASY on the joints.  Options are given to accommodate various levels of fitness.

Session 1 - 10 Spots Available

Instructor: Carrie Garity, NETA-certified group instructor
Class Times:

Tuesdays, November 4 to December 9

6 - 7 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $25.00


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Obtaining ABG's (Arterial Blood Gases)

This class is designed for healthcare staff such as RNs, LPNs, RT, or techs who want to learn how to obtain ABGs and begin understanding how to interpret the results.

An online course will be assigned & must be completed, PRIOR to attending the class. Reviewing the online course & test, lecture, case studies, and 1:1 assistance with obtaining ABS from a simulation arm comprise the classroom activities.

**NOTE** Withdrawls or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**

Obtaining ABG's (Arterial Blood Gases) - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:

Monday, November 16, 2015.

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simluation Lab
Price: $55.00


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On My Own at Home

This program is designed for children who are at least 9 years of age and may be home for a short time without an adult. The focus will be on making wise and safe choices and how to handle unexpected situations.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Stine
Class Times:

Saturday, November 8th, 2014
9 a.m. - 12p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $20.00


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On My Own at Home - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Stine
Class Times:

Saturday, November 21, 2015.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $20.00


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Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)

Updated to reflect the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC, PEARS® helps healthcare providers develop the knowledge and skills needed for emergency evaluation and treatment of seriously ill infants and children.

PEARS teaches providers how to recognize respiratory distress, shock and cardiac arrest, and provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until the child is transferred to an advanced life support provider. The goal of PEARS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured infants and children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Registration includes student manual.
 

Session 1 - 7 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, November 19
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $156.00


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Red Cross Babysitting

This one-day program emphasizes safety, accident prevention and basic first aid. Participants, who must be age 11 or older, will learn to handle typical problems that arise while babysitting, how to make creative snacks and ideas for spending time with children. Each child receives a Red Cross Babysitting Book, DVD and certification card. Participants should bring a sack lunch.

American Red Cross Babysitting - 10 Spots Available

Instructor: Kathy Kalvaitis, C.S.N., C.P.T.
Class Times:

Saturday November 22nd from 8:00am until 4:00pm


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $75.00


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Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

What exactly is bariatric LAP-BAND® surgery for treatment of obesity, and is it the answer for you? Marc Erickson, MD, will discuss minimally invasive bariatric surgery and who is a good candidate for the procedure.

Session 1 - 24 Spots Available

Instructor: Marc Erickson, M.D.
Class Times:

Tuesday, November 11
6 - 7:30 p.m.
FREE!


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: OB Classroom
Price: Free


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Session 2 - 25 Spots Available

Instructor: Marc Erickson, M.D.
Class Times:

Tuesday November 10

6p-7:30p

FREE!


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: OB Classroom
Price: Free


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Yoga Express

Participants will have the opportunity to relax and de-stress while learning the fundamentals of yoga. Prior experience is not required for this 30-minute class.

Session 1 - 15 Spots Available

Instructor: Carrie Garity, Registered Yoga Teacher
Class Times:

Wednesdays, November 5 to December 10
12 - 12:45 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $25.00


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Zumba®

Ditch the workout - Join the Party! This fitness-oriented 6-week party fuses cardio workouts with a Latin flavor in easy-to-follow dance routines with intervals of body toning. These dance moves create a dynamic, calorie burning workout.  Join the "Best Fitness Party" in town!  Don't know what Zumba® is?  Check out www.zumba.com.

Session 1 - 18 Spots Available

Instructor: Jenny Wise, Certified Zumba Instructor
Class Times:

Saturdays November 1-December 6

8:00a-9:00a


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $25.00


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Session 2 - 15 Spots Available

Instructor: Wendy Schreiner, Certified Zumba Instructor
Class Times:

Mondays, November 3 to December 15 (No Class November 24)
7 - 8 p.m.


Location: Fort HealthCare at Madison Avenue
Room / Area: Therapy and Sport Clinc
Price: $25.00


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Session 3 - 15 Spots Available

Instructor: Wendy Schreiner, Certified Zumba Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesdays, November 5 to December 17 (No Class November 26)
7 - 8 p.m.


Location: Fort HealthCare at Madison Avenue
Room / Area: Therapy and Sport Clinic
Price: $25.00


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Session 4 - 9 Spots Available

Instructor: Tiffany Frohmader, Certified Zumba Instructor
Class Times:

Thursdays, November 6 - December 18 (NO class Nov 27)

7p-8p


Location: Fort HealthCare at Madison Avenue
Room / Area: Therapy and Sport
Price: $25.00


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