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Education Programs

Education Programs

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ACS "Reach for Recovery" Hearing Testing
Adult Volunteer Program Home Infant Hearing Test
Annual Prostate Screening Infant Massage
Baby Sitter Training Classes Joint Clinic
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Lamaze -Prenatal, Education Classes
Body Composition Analysis Medical Explorers Program
Bloodborne Pathogen Training Mom/Baby Care
Breast Feeding Program Nutrition Education Presentations
Call-A-Nurse Occupational First Aid and CPR Program
Birthing Center Tour Ohio "Advance Directives"
Child Passenger Seat Inspection Osteoporosis Screening
"Community Hospital In Play" Program Outpatient Medical Nutrition Therapy
CPR Classes For The Public PostPartum Follow Up Program
Diabetic Education Refresher Program
Diabetic Support Group Women's Preventive Health Program
Flu Immunization Clinics  
Health Fairs  
   

ACS "Reach for Recovery" - A Cancer Support program for cancer patients, survivors, and their families.

Adult Volunteer Program - A rewarding opportunity for adults to serve community through the hospital. Training provided by Mercer Health.

Annual Prostate Screening - A free, 4 hour Prostate screening held every September for the men in our community.

Baby Sitter Training Classes - Classes offered four times a year for children 11-15 years old. Teaches safety, CPR, First Aid and caring for children and infants.

Big Brother/Big Sister Program - A 1.5 hour presentation designed for children 3 years old and over who will be getting a new brother or sister. Also provides information about diapering, bottle-feeding, safety, and other important issues to help them feel like special big brothers and sisters.

Bloodborne Pathogen Training - A 1 hour training program in accordance with OSHA Regulations.

Body Composition Analysis - Studies show that a high amount of body fat greatly increases the chance of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other disabling conditions. A painless procedure that estimates the amount of fat, water, and lean body mass a person has in their body. Screening on demand for public or industry.

Breast Feeding Program - Offered free to those who plan to use this option of feeding their new baby. Topics covered by our Nurse Lactation Consultant, Registered Dietitian, and Breastfeeding Support Specialist include: preparation, positioning, diet, potential problems and treatments, pumping, weaning and other helpful hints.

Call A Nurse - 1-888-844-2341 free telephone advice by Registered Nurses from 8:00 a.m. to midnight for questions related to health.

Birthing Center Tour - Tour of the Obstetrics Department, includes the Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum (LDRP) Rooms, which provides a home like atmosphere for the mother, baby and family members.

Child Passenger Seat Inspection - Occurs quarterly with collaboration of the Mercer County Safety Coalition and on individual basis by request through the OB Department.

"Community Hospital In Play" Program - Welcomes and introduces kindergarten students to the hospital utilizing interactive learning activities from every hospital department.

CPR Classes For The Public - Held every other month according to American Safety and Health Institute.

Diabetic Education - Full service diabetes education offered at the Community Medical Center in Celina. Program is American Diabetes Association certified.

Diabetic Support Group - Held the second Monday of the even months at 2:00 p.m. at Community Hospital.

Flu Immunization Clinics - Provided for the community and industries in October and November of each year.

Health Fairs - On demand, providing health risk screenings, interactive health displays and health promotion education.

Hearing Testing - On demand, for the public or industry. Mobile Van available for on-site testing or testing at Community Medical Center, Celina.

Home Infant Hearing Test - Home visits provided by Community Hospital Home Nursing Care.

Infant Massage - Proven to aid in the development of newborns. Our Birthing Center has certified Infant Massage Instructors who can teach the mother techniques that will help soothe the child and assist in the early development of the child.

Joint Clinic - Held 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of every month for patients preparing to undergo joint replacement.

Lamaze-Prenatal, Childbirth Education Classes - Expectant parents are prepared for the labor and birth process. Instructors provide information on pregnancy; breathing, and relaxation techniques; the labor and birth process; and infant care. Weekly and weekend sessions are available throughout the year.

Medical Explorers Program - An opportunity for high school students to explore healthcare fields and/or offer themselves for community service at the hospital.

Mom/Baby Care - Focuses on proper care for the baby and Mom after delivery. Topics discussed during this one time 2 hour program include breast and bottle feeding; proper bathing techniques; pain control; c-section, positioning, diet, potential problems and treatments, pumping, weaning, etc...

Nutrition Education Presentations - Registered Dietitians and a Registered Dietetic Technician provide offsite education presentations for all age groups in the community. A wide variety of topics related to healthy food choices, nutrition, weight management and health lifestyles are available. Some examples include: Healthy Dining Out, Reading Food Labels, Heart Healthy Eating, Food Safety; Increasing Your Fiber Intake, and Benefits of Calcium in Your Diet. Programs need to be scheduled at least one month in advance of the presentation date.

Occupational First Aid and CPR Program -Targets employees in the workplace. Teaches lay rescuers CPR, how to use the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), assess the ill or injured person, provide first aid to control bleeding and to immobilize bone, muscle and joint injuries.

Ohio "Advance Directives" - Include presentations on Ohio's five Advance Directives: Do Not Resuscitate (DNR), Living Will, Durable Power of Attorney, Organ/Tissue Procurement and Declaration for Mental Health Treatment. On Demand individual appointments available.

Osteoporosis Screening - On demand. Testing done on site by certified technicians or at community outreach screenings.

Outpatient Nutrition Counseling - Registered Dietitians (RD) provides Medical Nutrition Therapy that is an essential component of comprehensive health care. Individuals with a variety of conditions and illnesses can improve their health and quality of life by receiving medical nutrition therapy. During the appointment, the registered dietitian counsels individuals on behavior and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health. An RD provides medical nutrition therapy for a variety of diseases and conditions including:

  • Cardiovascular disease: hypertension, high cholesterol, and congestive heart failure
  • Diabetes
  • GI disorders: celiac disease, Crohn’s disease
  • Renal disease
  • Weight management: overweight/obesity, eating disorders
  • Women’s health: pregnancy, osteoporosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

A written physician’s referral is required. Appointments are available Monday through Saturday.

To Schedule an appointment, contact our Nutrition Services Department at 419-678-5177.

Postpartum Follow Up Program - Includes a physical examination along with a review of mom and baby care. This session also provides answers on a personal, one to one basis, to questions mothers typically have about their new baby.

Refresher Program - For those parents who have already participated in childbirth classes. A single, three-hour session provides a review in childbirth techniques.

Women's Preventive Health Program - Women's Health Program that provides free breast cancer education for women, breast examinations, pelvic exams, and Pap smears providing income level and age criteria are met. Held at Community Medical Center in Celina, examinations are provided by a physician.

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