Tobacco Cessation Class

Quit smoking for good
Make a plan today for a better tomorrow

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 four-week seminar.

Tobacco Treatment Specialist Kelly Barnhardt, RN, will offer proven methods on how to kick the habit. The four-week 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: Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 & Feb. 13 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Community Health & Wellness Conference Room, Suite 202.

 Pre-registration is required.  Register online or by calling 231.845.2222.

 

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 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the lower level classrooms at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. The fee is $50 per person. Class size is limited to the first 8 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

 

AHA Heartsaver First Aid Course

The Skills Session will allow participants to practice and test their first aid skills with an AHA instructor at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Upon successful completion of the Skills Session, participants will be issued an AHA Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, which is valid for two years.

The class will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the lower level classrooms at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. The fee is $20 per person. Class size is limited to the first 8 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 Heartsaver First Aid Course, you must successfully complete the computer-based program. This course teaches basic first aid 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 $25, payable to the American Heart Association. To register for the online course, visit https://elearning.heart.org/course/7

 

Biometric Health Screenings

Win With Wellness provides free biometric health screenings twice per year. The screenings measure the key health indicators that are closely tied to chronic disease, such as:

  • Body mass index (BMI)
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Glucose level
  • Blood pressure

12-hour fasting is required for the health screenings.

Biometric screenings will be offered on May 4, 2019 and October 15, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the main lobby of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

Register online for the May 4, 2019 health screenings.

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.