AHA CPR/BLS Course
The Skills Session will allow participants to practice and test their CPR/BLS skills with an AHA instructor at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Upon successful completion of the Skills Session, participants will be issued an AHA BLS completion card, which is valid for two years.
The class will be held Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the lower level classrooms at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. The fee is $50 per person. Class size is limited to the first 6 people to register.
Preregistration is required. To register, Click Here or call 231.845.2222.
Prerequisite Computer-Based Program
In order to participate in the hands-on AHA HeartCode CPR/BLS Course, you must successfully complete the computer-based program. This course teaches basic CPR/BLS knowledge and skills.
Once the online portion of the class is completed, participants have 30 days to complete the Skills Session. A copy of the online course completion certificate is required to attend the Skills Session. The fee to purchase the online training is $28.50, payable to the American Heart Association. To register for the online course, visit www.onlineaha.org/courses/84
Win With Wellness Health Fair
Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital's Win with Wellness program is hosting a health fair on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the hospital's main lobby.
The health fair features free biometric screenings to measure the key health indicators that are closely tied to chronic disease:
- Body Mass Index (BMI)
- Lipid panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio & triglycerides)
- Glucose Level
- Blood Pressure
Free consultations with a physician assistant, nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian, tobacco cessation information from a tobacco treatment specialist, and details about Spectrum Health's MedNow telehealth program will also be available.
Win With Wellness team
The Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Win With Wellness team is dedicated to providing community programming and services that help create a healthier, more active, and physically fit community. Our Win With Wellness teams:
- Kaley Petersen, OTRL, director of foundation and community services
- Kathy Grierson, PA-C, community programs specialist
- Kelly Barnhardt, RN, TTS, community programs specialist
- Kelly Buxman, RDN
- Leona Ashley, certified teacher, Fit Club educator
- Loree Schneider, administrative coordinator
Win With Wellness Reach Out & Read
The Win With Wellness Reach Out & Read (ROAR) program is offered through Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Pediatrics and has given out more than 2,100 books since January 2017. The ROAR program is designed to promote reading and literacy skills in families by having our pediatricians "prescribe" and hand out brand new, age-appropriate books to children starting at age six months and continuing to age five years during well child visits.
Win With Wellness At Work
Our Win With Wellness program offers wellness services to local businesses. We offer a variety of health care related services such as health assessments, flu shot clinics, blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose screenings, nutrition education and tobacco cessation classes. To learn more about out workplace wellness offerings, call 231.845.2222.
School Based RN Program
Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital has launched a telehealth school-based RN program which is designed to help schools navigate some of the students' medical needs that arise throughout the school day. This program allows trained health care professionals to assist the school with medical decision making, helps implement medical care plans for students with pre-existing medical conditions, and helps develop medical emergency response teams within the schools. The ultimate goal is to improve educational outcomes by reducing student absenteeism through nursing resources that manage acute illness, injury, and chronic health conditions.
Win With Wellness Senior Life
The Win With Wellness Senior Life committee was formed to address the health needs and wellbeing of our seniors and baby boomers. The committee develops programs that promote active, healthy lifestyles and also discusses opportunities for local seniors such as transportation needs, medical costs, and health insurance.