Classes

SUPPORT GROUPS

BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP
Open to those who have undergone weight-loss surgery or who are considering the procedure. Friends and Family are Welcome.

TIME: 1st Thursday of the month, 7:00pm
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Administration Board Room at CRMC
FEE: Free
MORE INFO: 918-331-8940

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
This group provides educational and spiritual support for families living with cancer.

TIME: 3rd Thursday of every Month, 6:00pm
LOCATION: 4th Floor lobby at CRMC
FEE: Free
MORE INFO: 620-252-1606 (Registration)

LOOK GOOD – FEEL BETTER
A free program for female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment. Women learn to cope
with appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

REGISTRATION: 620-252-1606
2018 Class DATES: February 20th, April 17th, June 19th, August 21st, October 16th and December 18th
TIME: 1:00pm
LOCATION: CRMC Basement Boardroom
FEE: Free

 

FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION
The aim of this class is the preparation of the mother and father (or other support person)
emotionally, physically, and intellectually for active participation in the birth process. The course includes: relaxation exercises, what to expect during labor and delivery, practice with breathing and pushing techniques, and care after the birth. Infant care including breastfeeding and infant CPR is also included.

DATES:
Weekend Classes (2018):
January 13th & 14th
April 7th & 8th
May 5th & 6th
June 23rd & 24th
October 6th & 7th
November 17th & 18th

Tuesdays:
February 6th – March 13th
August 7th – September 11th

TIMES:
Weekend Classes –
Saturday – 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday – 1:00pm-5:00pm

Weekday Classes –
Tuesday – 6:30pm-8:30pm

REGISTRATION: 620-252-1589
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Administration Board Room at CRMC
FEE: Free

LACTATION CONSULTANTS
The Geeta Sandhu Women’s Health Unit has two Lactation Consultants on staff and are willing to help any mother with questions or concerns about breast feeding. The Lactation Consultants are registered nurses and you can reach them in the unit.

REGISTRATION: Not Required
LOCATION: Women’s Health Unit at CRMC
FEE: Free
NURSES: 620-252-1510

MATERNAL & INFANT (M&I)
CLINIC
CRMC Medical Group provides and facilitates access to comprehensive prenatal care and follow-up for mother and infant for up to one year post delivery.

We hold M&I clinic at our Independence location every Wednesday from 9:00am – 4:00pm. We provide financial assistance and a nutritionist to expecting mothers during their visits. Patients will see Nancy Barkley, APRN for the majority of their appointments, and will be provided a Medical Group OB/GYN physician. Patients will receive post-op care from CRMC Medical Group.

APPOINTMENT REQUIRED: 620-577-4062
DATES: Every Wednesday
TIME: 9:00am-4:00pm
LOCATION: CRMC Medical Group
122 W. Myrtle
Independence, KS 67301
FEE: Free for women who qualify

WEE CARE BABY SUPPORT
CRMC helps new mothers in the adjustment period of parenting with all its new responsibilities. We understand many questions and fears may arise in the first weeks and months when a new little one joins the family. Mothers are encouraged to come with baby to the Geeta Sandhu Women’s Health Services unit to receive support and encouragement.

REGISTRATION: 620-252-1589
LOCATION: Geeta Sandhu Women’s Health Unit at CRMC
FEE: Free

 

EDUCATIONAL CLASSES

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
If you are living with a diabetes health condition or are a caregiver of someone who has diabetes this workshop is for you. Self-Management Education workshops are interactive learning opportunities that teach techniques to manage common symptoms.

REGISTRATION: 620-515-4568
DATE: May 15 – June 19
TIME: 1:30pm – 3:30pm
LOCATION: CRMC Clinic Classroom in the North Entrance Clinic
FEE: Free

 

YMCA HEART HEALTHY NUTRITION SEMINARS
Please join us for these free seminars designed to help you manage your blood pressure. Programs are available in Coffeyville and in Independence. Attending all the seminars is suggested but not required.

CRMC Medical Group Primary Care
SEMINARS AND DATES:
• Reducing Sodium Intake – April 19
• Shopping, Cooking and Food
Preparation – May 17
• Heart Healthy Eating – June 21
TIME: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm or
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LOCATION: Clinic Classroom, North Entrance of CRMC
REGISTRATION:
Required – Call 620-515-4658

Independence Public Library
SEMINARS AND DATES:
• Reducing Sodium Intake – April 18
• Shopping, Cooking and Food
Preparation – May 16
• Heart Healthy Eating – June 20
TIME: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Independence Public Library
REGISTRATION:
Required – Call 620-515-4658

 

SAFESITTER COURSE
SafeSitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking, and helpful information like what to do if there is severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use CPR manikins to practice CPR and choking rescue!

Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue and CPR is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.

REGISTRATION:
Required, 620-252-2201
2018 Class DATE: March 31, May 26th, June 9th, July 21st, August 18th & November 3rd
TIME: 9:30am-4:30pm
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Administration Board Room at CRMC
FEE: $35 (includes manual and kids safesitter kit)

** Please Bring Sack Lunch as this course will be going into the lunch hour.**  Limited space available, please register your child.

Limited space available, if you would like to get your child registered please call 620-252-2201 or email Ashley Tatman at [email protected]

SMOKING CESSATION
Thinking of quitting smoking or chew but not sure where to turn?
Have you quit before and started again? We understand that kicking tobacco is a difficult decision. Our cessation program uses materials from the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center. This patient-centered, interactive program respects your right to make your own decisions.

REGISTRATION: 620-252-1606
DATE: April 25-June 27th
September 26 – November 28th
TIME: Eight – 60 minute Sessions on Wednesdays
FEE: Free

 

FITNESS CLASSES

LOW IMPACT CARDIO CLASS
You can burn serious calories without all that jumping around. We don’t have anything against bouncing, but sometimes you want to give your joints a rest, and with this low-impact workout you can do just that.

DATE: Every Tuesday and Thursday
TIME: 10:00am-11:00am
LOCATION: Located in the multipurpose room located across the hall from the CRMC Rehabilitation Department
FEE: Free

EDUCATOR:
Ashley Tatman
[email protected]

YOGA CLASSES
Do you want to be more relaxed, strengthen your spine, improve your circulation? Come join one of the Yoga classes offered at CRMC.

DATE: Mon/Wed/Fridays – 9:00am-10:00am
Tues/Thurs – 5:00pm-6:00pm
LOCATION: Located in the multipurpose room located across the hall from the CRMC Rehabilitation Department
FEE: $7 a Class or $35 a Month

BABY ON BOARD YOGA CLASS
This yoga is geared towards expecting mothers and will focus on breathing, stretching and nutrition. Only offered April-August. Please call Nancy Burrows, yoga Instructor for more information.

INSTRUCTOR:
Certified Yoga Instructor, Nancy Burrows
620-252-5789

 

WALKING CLUB –
CRMC Basement Bunch
This is an all year walking program that you can sign up, win prizes and be fit. Sign up today down by our Rehabilitation Department on the Walking Track.

REGISTRATION: Sign up at the Walking Track at designated table
TIME: 5:00am-9:00pm, 7 days a week
LOCATION: On the Walking Track
FEE: Free