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Wednesday June 29, 2016
SAFESITTER
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Safe Sitter prepares boys and girls age 11 to 13 with the basics of child care. Emphasis is placed on health and safety issues, particularly choking management and the use of 911 for emergencies. The day long class teaches safe and nurturing childcare techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. 

  • Participants must be 11 years old at time of class
  • Registration fee is $45
  • Participants should bring a sack lunch or money for lunch this day.
  • Class time is from 9am-2pm

 

Contact: Lisa Turben  608-637-4298  lturben@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Wednesday July 6, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Thursday July 14, 2016
Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This comprehensive course is designed for those health care workers who do not routinely provide care to critically ill children and who are not required to have a PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) credential--such as physicians, nurses, pre-hospital and in-hospital providers outside of critical care areas, outpatient clinic staff, and school-based providers. The course teaches participants to identify a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress, provide early intervention to stabilize the child and make arrangements for the next level of care. Participants learn to recognize the signs of impending respiratory failure or shock, initiate the appropriate treatment, and follow recommended procedures for preventing disability and death in children.

Class Fee is $90 and includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday July 21, 2016
NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This course has been designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn.  The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation.  The neonatal Resuscitation Program is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.  Completion of the program does not imply that an individual has the competence to perform neonatal resuscitation.  Each nospital is responsible for determining the level of competence and qualifications required for someone to assume clinical responsibility for neonatal resuscitation.
 
Class Fee is $170
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday July 22, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday July 27, 2016 -  Thursday July 28, 2016
SAFESITTER 2-DAY
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Safe Sitter prepares boys and girls age 11 to 13 with the basics of child care. Emphasis is placed on health and safety issues, particularly choking management and the use of 911 for emergencies. The day long class teaches safe and nurturing childcare techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. 

  • Participants must be 11 years old at time of class
  • This class includes CPR training the second day from 9-11
  • Registration fee is $70
  • Participants should bring a sack lunch or money for lunch this day.
  • Class time is from 9am-2pm - Day One
  • Class time is from 9am-11am- Day Two
Contact: HEALTH EDUCATION  608-637-4298  lturben@vmh.org
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Thursday July 28, 2016 -  Friday July 29, 2016
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (2 day class)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The PALS course is designed for pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, emergency physicians, and other health care providers who care for infants and children. It teaches participants:

  • To recognize infants and children at risk of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children
  • Skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest

Class Fee is $240 and includes materials and lunch.

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday August 3, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Thursday August 4, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday August 11, 2016
Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This comprehensive course is designed for those health care workers who do not routinely provide care to critically ill children and who are not required to have a PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) credential--such as physicians, nurses, pre-hospital and in-hospital providers outside of critical care areas, outpatient clinic staff, and school-based providers. The course teaches participants to identify a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress, provide early intervention to stabilize the child and make arrangements for the next level of care. Participants learn to recognize the signs of impending respiratory failure or shock, initiate the appropriate treatment, and follow recommended procedures for preventing disability and death in children.

Class Fee is $90 and includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Tuesday August 16, 2016
Heartsaver CPR
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.

Please call if you should have questions 608-637-4298.

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class



 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday August 19, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday September 1, 2016
Basic Arrhythmia Class- Class 1 of 2
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This course is a basic EKG class which reviews the anatomy and physiology of the heart and its conduction system.  Participants learn how to read an EKG strip and identify the major and minor arrhythmias encountered in daily practice.  Numerous opportunities will be provided to interpret EKG strips.  A test is administered at the completion of the course to assess competency.

Class also meets for two consecutive tuesdays.

Class Fee:  $135.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
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Friday September 2, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday September 7, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Thursday September 8, 2016
Basic Arrhythmia Class- Class 2 of 2
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This course is a basic EKG class which reviews the anatomy and physiology of the heart and its conduction system.  Participants learn how to read an EKG strip and identify the major and minor arrhythmias encountered in daily practice.  Numerous opportunities will be provided to interpret EKG strips.  A test is administered at the completion of the course to assess competency.

Class also meets for two consecutive tuesdays.

Class Fee:  $135.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
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Thursday September 8, 2016 -  Thursday October 13, 2016
Parent Tot Swim Class
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Parent Tot Swim Class is held in our warm water pool for children ages six weeks to three years of age, with a parent or other adult. 
Children develop strength, coordination and confidence in the water. The class allows parent interaction with the child and focuses on mutual enjoyment.

2 Sessions available.  Participants must pick one 45 minute time slot for the entire session. 

This is not a swimming lesson. 

Classes are ongoing September-May and participants may join at any time, if space is available.


Class price is $40 for 6 weeks or $10 drop-in rate per time.

 

Click below to make online payment. 

http://www.vmh.org/content/community-health-education

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: VMH Therapy Pool
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Parent Tot Swim Class
5:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Parent Tot Swim Class is held in our warm water pool for children ages six weeks to three years of age, with a parent or other adult. 
Children develop strength, coordination and confidence in the water. The class allows parent interaction with the child and focuses on mutual enjoyment.

2 Sessions available.  Participants must pick one 45 minute time slot for the entire session. 

This is not a swimming lesson. 

Classes are ongoing September-May and participants may join at any time, if space is available.


Class price is $40 for 6 weeks or $10 drop-in rate per time.

 

Click below to make online payment. 

http://www.vmh.org/content/community-health-education

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: VMH Therapy Pool
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Friday September 9, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Tuesday September 13, 2016
Heartsaver CPR
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.


 

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class


 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Heartsaver First Aid
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Heartsaver First Aid course provides training in basic first-aid procedures (including the first-aid skills recommended by OSHA) in a format that can be delivered in a single day. It also offers elective modules in CPR, AED, and environmental emergencies. Its highly effective video-based-instruction format enables students to experience case-based scenarios in a realistic setting. Instructors introduce a topic, then show a video segment to present cases for discussion or demonstrate a particular skill. 

The Heartsaver First Aid course is specially designed to train anyone who might be the first to respond in the workplace or community, and can be tailored to address the needs of a specific workplace or group of employees.



Class Price:  $30    Pay for Class
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday September 15, 2016
ACLS- Renewal- Advanced Cardiac Life Support- Renewal Class
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia arrest.  It is designed for personnel who staff emergency departments, intensive caare units or critical care departments, as well as physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

This is a One-Day Renewal Course for Current Certifications

Class Fee:  $220.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday October 5, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
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Thursday October 6, 2016
ACLS- Renewal- Advanced Cardiac Life Support- Renewal Class
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia arrest.  It is designed for personnel who staff emergency departments, intensive caare units or critical care departments, as well as physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

This is a One-Day Renewal Course for Current Certifications

Class Fee:  $220.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday October 13, 2016
NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This course has been designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn.  The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation.  The neonatal Resuscitation Program is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.  Completion of the program does not imply that an individual has the competence to perform neonatal resuscitation.  Each nospital is responsible for determining the level of competence and qualifications required for someone to assume clinical responsibility for neonatal resuscitation.
 
Class Fee is $170
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday October 14, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Tuesday October 18, 2016
Heartsaver CPR
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.


 

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class


 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Heartsaver CPR
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.

Please call if you should have questions 608-637-4298.

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class



 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday October 20, 2016
ECG and Pharmacology
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This complrehensive course presents information on basic electrophysiology, normal ECG measurements, basic arrhythmias, basic ACLS drugs, usage and routes of administration during cardiovascular emergencies, and how to integrate basic drug pharmacology into ACLS algorithms.  It is perfect for credentialed health care providers who either must or wish to supplement their training.

Class Fee:  $75.  This includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday October 21, 2016
ACLS- Renewal- Advanced Cardiac Life Support- Renewal Class
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia arrest.  It is designed for personnel who staff emergency departments, intensive caare units or critical care departments, as well as physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

This is a One-Day Renewal Course for Current Certifications

Class Fee:  $220.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday November 2, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
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Thursday November 3, 2016 -  Friday November 4, 2016
ACLS- 2 Day- Advanced Cardiac Life Support- Recognition Class
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate and manage the first 10 minutes of an adult ventricular fibrillation/ventricular tachycardia arrest.  It is designed for personnel who staff emergency departments, intensive care units or critical care departments, as well as physicians, nurses, emergency technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

Fee is $240.  Includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday November 10, 2016
Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization (PEARS)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This comprehensive course is designed for those health care workers who do not routinely provide care to critically ill children and who are not required to have a PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) credential--such as physicians, nurses, pre-hospital and in-hospital providers outside of critical care areas, outpatient clinic staff, and school-based providers. The course teaches participants to identify a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress, provide early intervention to stabilize the child and make arrangements for the next level of care. Participants learn to recognize the signs of impending respiratory failure or shock, initiate the appropriate treatment, and follow recommended procedures for preventing disability and death in children.

Class Fee is $90 and includes materials and lunch for paid community members.

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Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday November 11, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Tuesday November 15, 2016
Heartsaver CPR
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.


 

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class


 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Heartsaver First Aid
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
The Heartsaver First Aid course provides training in basic first-aid procedures (including the first-aid skills recommended by OSHA) in a format that can be delivered in a single day. It also offers elective modules in CPR, AED, and environmental emergencies. Its highly effective video-based-instruction format enables students to experience case-based scenarios in a realistic setting. Instructors introduce a topic, then show a video segment to present cases for discussion or demonstrate a particular skill. 

The Heartsaver First Aid course is specially designed to train anyone who might be the first to respond in the workplace or community, and can be tailored to address the needs of a specific workplace or group of employees.



Class Price:  $30    Pay for Class
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday November 17, 2016
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Renewal ( 1 day class)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The PALS course is designed for pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, emergency physicians, and other health care providers who care for infants and children. It teaches participants:

  • To recognize infants and children at risk of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children
  • Skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest

Class Fee is $220 and includes materials and lunch.

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday November 18, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday December 2, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Tuesday December 6, 2016
Heartsaver CPR
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.


 

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class


 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Heartsaver CPR
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

The Heartsaver CPR and AED course trains non-healthcare and community rescuers to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies with adult, child, and infant victims. It includes sections on CPR and relief of choking in adults, children and infants.

It supports the Heartsaver CPR course for responders who require a credential for completion. 

This course will NOT fulfill the requirement if you need a CPR certificate for a healthcare degree such as CNA, MA or Nursing.

Please call if you should have questions 608-637-4298.

 

Class Fee is $40.    Pay for Class



 

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Wednesday December 7, 2016
VMH EMPLOYEE ONLY Active Shooter Training
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***This is a Vernon Memorial Healthcare Employee Training***

Medical Office Building - Conference Rooms A&B

Workplace gun violence is a tragic reality in our businesses.  VMH is entrusted with providing expert medical care in safe and secure environments for patients, staff, and visitors. The training that you receive is something you may use in all facets of your day to day lives, not just work. 

This is a tool that each of you will be able to take with you and utilize whether you are in Church, school, Grocery Store ,etc…   Adoption and proper implementation of a Shooter Safety system (ALICE) can provide all staff with the skills, training, and response options necessary to save lives.

We will listen to real life scenarios and discuss options that may have helped reduce the number of incidents, discuss what we can do as an individual to help, and finally we will do some skits/examples of shootings that we may come into contact with.

When we come to the skits if any of you are not comfortable/unable to participate please let us know as we do have some tasks for you during the skits that will help the group. 

Contact: Bill Fieck  637-4369  wfieck@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building - A&B
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Thursday December 8, 2016 -  Friday December 9, 2016
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (2 day class)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The PALS course is designed for pediatricians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, emergency physicians, and other health care providers who care for infants and children. It teaches participants:

  • To recognize infants and children at risk of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Strategies needed to prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children
  • Skills needed to resuscitate and stabilize infants and children in respiratory failure, shock or cardiopulmonary arrest

Class Fee is $240 and includes materials and lunch.

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Thursday December 15, 2016
IV Training
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

This course is designed for health care professionals to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform peripheral intravenous cannulation and venipuncture.  The course provides education on the basic anatomy of upper extremity veins, introduces information and techniques to safely initiate I.V. access, and reviews the management of complications which may occur.  Completion of this course does not imply that an individual has the competence to perform intravenous cannulation.  Each health care facility is responsible for determining the level of competence and qualifications required for anyone to assume clinical responsibility.

Class Fee is $200    Pay for Class

Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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Friday December 16, 2016
BLS- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This course provides content for credentialed health care providers, covering core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation.

The cost of this course is $40. Payment MUST be made 48 hours before class time to ensure class availability.


 
 
 
 
Contact: Health Education  608-637-4298  healthed@vmh.org
Location: Medical Office Building-Skills Lab
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