Erlanger Offers Classes And Events For Sept. 26-30

Friday, September 16, 2016

Erlanger offers online childbirth education class.  The online class is an easy-to-understand interactive program that includes more than 70 videos, animated illustrations, downloadable PDF files, review quizzes and information specific to Erlanger East and Erlanger Baroness birthing services.  By choosing the online childbirth program, participants will have access to all the information for six months.  The cost for the courses is $25.  

 

For more information on the online childbirth program and other classes and events mentioned below, call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465), seven days a week, from 8 a.m.

to midnight.  HealthLink Plus is a free membership program open to adults 18 and older.

 

Monday, September 26

Diabetes Education Class

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

This class will explore ways to manage diabetes.  Call 778-9400 for more information on physician referral and insurance reimbursement. 

 

Bariatric Support Group

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Siskin Hospital

Bariatric Support Group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have Bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-2906 for more information.

 

Tuesday, September 27

Monogrammed Maternity

4 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

Monogrammed Maternity at Erlanger East Hospital provides a personalized approach to childbirth education and is tailored to each couples' unique needs. Registration is recommended around 36-weeks gestation; and is for patient's delivering at Erlanger East. This one-on-one session with our Prenatal Educator provides couples with the opportunity to privately discuss their personalized birth plan, begin the admission process for delivery, visit with a lactation consultant if needed for breastfeeding preparation, ask questions, and receive assistance in making those all important decisions that help make the birth experience less stressful and uniquely their own. The session is available every Tuesday and Thursday.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.  Registration fee is $40.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

 

Wednesday, September 28

Bariatric Support Group

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Erlanger Medical Mall (C620)

Bariatric Support Group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have Bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-2906 for more information.

 

Thursday, September 29

Monogrammed Maternity

4 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

Monogrammed Maternity at Erlanger East Hospital provides a personalized approach to childbirth education and is tailored to each couples' unique needs. Registration is recommended around 36-weeks gestation; and is for patient's delivering at Erlanger East. This one-on-one session with our Prenatal Educator provides couples with the opportunity to privately discuss their personalized birth plan, begin the admission process for delivery, visit with a lactation consultant if needed for breastfeeding preparation, ask questions, and receive assistance in making those all important decisions that help make the birth experience less stressful and uniquely their own. The session is available every Tuesday and Thursday.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.  Registration fee is $40.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

 

Friday, September 30

Cancer Support Group

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Ronald McDonald House

Have you or someone you know been touched by cancer?  Erlanger Cancer Center and Pastoral Care services offers a cancer support group open to patients, family members and friends and offers education through self-care topics and support with discussions and fellowship.  A cancer navigator and pastoral care representative will guide attendees through topics that include navigating through a cancer diagnosis, management of cancer treatment, emotional support and much more.  For more information on the support group, call 423-778-5030


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