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Search Results:  Spine & Joint Education, Training Courses (13)
  • Stepping On: A Fall Prevention Education Series

    Date: 9/27/2017

    Location: Call for Location and Time

    More than one third of adults 65 or older fall each year. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury and hospital admissions. To help reduce the number of falls among seniors, the Benefis Trauma Services Department is offering the Stepping On series— a comprehensive falls prevention program designed to change behaviors and increase self-confidence for people 65 and older. The class will run from 1-3 p.m. for seven consecutive Wednesdays beginning September 27 through November 8 . The clas... Read More

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    Date: 10/17/2017

    Time: 1–2:30 p.m.,

    Location: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, 1117 29th Street South

    Oct 17—Nov 21, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, 1117 29 th Street South . Feeling stretched? Caring for someone with cancer or other chronic illness can be stressful physically, emotionally and financially. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an education program designed to provide the tools needed to take care of yourself while providing care to a loved one. You will learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance your life, increase your ability... Read More

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Date: 10/23/2017

    Time: 11 am-Noon

    Location: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29th Street South.

     11 a.m.-Noon. Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29 th Street South. Learn how meditation can help control pain and stress. Meditation is open to the public and newcomers are always welcome. This group meets every Monday. Registration is not required; please contact Sarah at 731-8248 Read More

  • CNA Course and Certification Starts

    Date: 10/24/2017

    Location: Spectrum Medical Clinical Services Department at 2900 10th Avenue South

    Would you like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)? Register now for an upcoming Benefis Spectrum Medical CNA class and at the end of this affordable two-week course you could be certified by the State of Montana as a CNA! For more information, please call Benefis Spectrum Medical today at 727-0414 or stop by the Clinical Services Department at 2900 10th Avenue South to pick up a registration form. Upcoming CNA course dates:   CNA course dates : Sept 12 – 28 and Sept 29 – Oct 13 Read More

  • AARP Drivers Safety Program

    Date: 10/24/2017

    Time: 1-5pm

    Location: Benefis East Campus South Tower, 1101 26th St. S., 2nd Floor, Wiegand Conf. Room.

    Classroom defensive drivers’ safety course for adults 50 or older. Completion may entitle participant to an auto insurance premium discount; check with your insurance agent. There is a fee for this course. To register, please call Farmers Insurance at 452-8588. Classes are held at Benefis East Campus South Tower, 1101 26 th St. S., 2 nd Floor, Wiegand Conf. Room. Read More

  • Diabetes Management Clinic

    Date: 10/26/2017

    Time: 1–3 p.m.

    Location: Call for more information and locations

     This program, offered in a series of three group classes, deals with the various aspects of living with diabetes. Topics include healthy eating, exercise, blood glucose monitoring, medications, complication risk reduction, coping and ongoing support. Classes are held monthly on three consecutive Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Please call 731-8855 for more information or to register. Read More

  • Joint Replacement Pre-Surgical Education

    Date: 10/26/2017

    Time: 9:30-11:30 am

    Location: Weigand Conf. Rm Benefis East Campus South Tower, 2nd floor. 1101 26th Street South, Great Falls, MT.

    Learn all about your upcoming surgery! If you are scheduled for joint replacement, this class is for you. Our goal is to ease your anxiety by explaining what you can expect before, during and after your surgery. For more information or to register, please call 731-8923. Family and friends are also welcome.   Read More

  • Mindfulness Meditation

    Date: 10/30/2017

    Time: 11 am-Noon

    Location: Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29th Street South.

     11 a.m.-Noon. Benefis Sletten Cancer Institute, Hope Room 1, 1117 29 th Street South. Learn how meditation can help control pain and stress. Meditation is open to the public and newcomers are always welcome. This group meets every Monday. Registration is not required; please contact Sarah at 731-8248 Read More

  • Childbirth Refresher

    Date: 11/3/2017

    Time: Friday session: 6-9 pm; Saturday session: 9 am - 2:30 pm

    Location: Wiegand Conference Room (Benefis South Tower - 2nd Floor)

    A Friday/Saturday class offered as a review for parents who’ve attended childbirth classes during a previous pregnancy or for first-time parents who are unable to attend our Understanding Birth childbirth series. Items for discussion will include: Lamaze principles, the stages of labor, comfort and relaxation techniques, interventions and Cesarean birth, newborn care, & the postpartum period.  A tour of the Benefis Birth Center will be given. Couples will practice comfort and relaxati... Read More

  • Joint Replacement Pre-Surgical Education

    Date: 11/14/2017

    Time: 6-8pm

    Location: Benefis Orthopedic Center of Montana surgery waiting room, 1401 25th Street South

    Learn all about your upcoming surgery! If you are scheduled for joint replacement, this class is for you. Our goal is to ease your anxiety by explaining what you can expect before, during and after your surgery. For more information or to register, please call 731-8923. Family and friends are also welcome.   Read More