Smoking Cessation Class

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. and cigarette smoke can harm nearly every organ and organ system in the body.

If you are thinking about quitting and need some extra help, be sure to attend this free seminar.

Tobacco Treatment Specialist Kelly Barnhardt, RN, will offer proven methods on how to kick the habit. The class will provide:

  • Information packet and tool kit
  • Information about the consequences of tobacco use
  • Strategies for coping with withdrawal symptoms
  • How to identify triggers
  • Barriers to success
  • Information on pharmacotherapy
  • Scheduling of private consultation

WHEN: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Health & Wellness Conference Room, Suite 202.

Enter through the main entrance of the hospital and take the elevator to the second floor of Medical Office Building 1. Suite 202 will be on the left next to the orthopedic office.

Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

Class size is limited to the first 12 people to register.

 Register online or by calling 231.845.2222.

CPR/BLS Course

AHA HeartCode 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, June 25, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 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 12 people to register.

Preregistration is required.

Prerequisite Computer-Based Program
In order to participate in the hands-on AHA HeartCode BLS Course, you must successfully complete the computer-based program. This course teaches basic BLS knowledge and skills.

Once the online portion of the class is completed, participants have 60 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

WHEN: Monday, June 25, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, lower level classrooms.
FEE:  $50 per person, payable to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  *Additional fees are required for the online prerequisite course.

Enter through the north surgical doors off Lawndale Street and take the elevators to Classrooms A&B located in the basement of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

Preregistration is required. Class size is limited to the first 12 people to register. 

 Call 231.845.2222 or register online  to attend the CPR/BLS Skills Session.