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SVH: Health Classes

 

FIRST AID AND CPR
The following classes are offered through the community education department of Simi Valley Hospital & Health Care Services (SVH&HCS). Pre-registration is required. Call (805)955-6890. All classes are in the lower level of SVH&HCS.

Basic First Aid
This single class includes first aid for the most common emergencies. A current American Heart Association Basic CPR card is required. A Red Cross first aid book may be purchased from the instructor for $12.
Tuesdays, January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17
6-10 p.m.
Fee: $25

Infant/Child CPR
A one-session class for parents, grandparents and child care providers. CPR instruction for use on infants and children.
Wednesdays, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18
6-10 p.m.
Fee: $25

Basic CPR: Health Care Provider
This two-part class provides CPR training approved by the American Heart Association for those in the medical field.
Wednesdays, January 3 & 10, February 7 & 14, March 7 & 14, April 4 & 11
6-10 p.m.
Fee: $35

CPR Update
A one-session class that covers the latest CPR techniques. Must have a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card.
Wednesdays, January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25
6-10 p.m.
Fee: $25

Basic CPR: Heartsaver
A one-session class that provides CPR instruction to the general public.
Sundays, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $35

COMMUNITY WELLNESS
Pre-registration is required for all classes. Call the Education Department at Simi Valley Hospital at (805)955-6860 to register or for additional information. All classes are held in the second floor Education Room of the Aspen Center, located at 2750 N. Sycamore Dr., Simi Valley.

Osteoporosis: Prevention & Treatment
A one-session class to learn about osteoporosis prevention and treatment options. Topics include medications, exercise, fall prevention and nutrition.
Tuesday, February 6
5-6:30 p.m.
Fee: $10

Back Owner�s Class
A one-session class to help you learn how your back works, proper body mechanics and lifting techniques and available treatment options.
Tuesdays, February 20 & April 3 (choose either date)
6-7 p.m.
Fee: $10

Preventing Injury in the Workplace
A one-session class to learn about proper workplace design and exercises to prevent overuse injuries.
Tuesday, March 6
6-7 p.m.
Fee: $10

Tobacco Cessation Programs�Stop Smoking
Call (805)955-8119 for dates, times and locations.

SUPPORT GROUPS
All groups are free of charge and meet in the Aspen Center, 2750 N. Sycamore Dr., Simi Valley. Call (805)955-8119 for more information.

Simi Valley Cancer Support Group
First and third Mondays of every month
6-8 p.m.
Aspen Education Center

�Us Too� (Prostate Cancer Support Group)
Second Wednesday of every month
7-9 p.m.
Aspen Education Center

After Breast Cancer Support Group
First Thursday of every month
7-9 p.m.
Aspen Education Center

OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP OTHERS
Call (805)955-8119 to register for training sessions.

I Care
Bedside visitation to hospitalized cancer patients
Four evening training sessions in January (specific dates to be announced)
5-9 p.m.
Aspen Education Center

I Can Cope
Educational outreach for newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families
Six evening training sessions beginning in March (specific dates to be announced)
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Aspen Education Center