Avita's Education Department is responsible for staff, patient and community education. We offer community educational events and coordinate support groups in cancer, stroke, and diabetes. We put a large focus on educating healthcare professionals within our health system as well. Providers, nurses, and other professionals benefit from required certification courses and mandatory course offerings.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Presented by the Galion Hospital Inpatient Rehab and Education Departments. Dedicated to the health and well-being of those who have experienced a stroke and the loved ones who care for them.
The Stroke Support Group is dedicated to the health and well-being of those who have experienced a stroke and the loved ones who care for them.
Pre-registration is not required and refreshments are served. Galion Hospital is handicapped accessible.
DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP
Free to the public
This class is free and open to the public. You do not need to pre-register.
Bring your partner, family, babysitter, or a friend and come learn the ins and outs of breastfeeding. Topics will include: What to expect in the first few weeks
For more information, call Carleen Higgins, Avita Maternal/Child Nurse Manager, 419-468-0913. Taught by Deanna Grube, international board certified lactation consultant.
9:00AM to 1:00PM
Avita Health System Childbirthing Classes are held one Saturday a month in the lower level of Dr. Huggins' office. It is most beneficial to attend a class during your final trimester (after 28 weeks). Please bring your coach, a pillow and wear comfortable clothing. Light snacks will be provided.
Class fee is $45.00, Avita patient's fee will be billed to insurance, any uncovered amount will be added to office statement. Instructor: Patty Lust, RN (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To register or if you have questions: 419-468-0111
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Galion Hospital Lobby Conference Room
Cancer survivors and their support givers will share stories while listening to a different speaker each meeting giving insight on surviving cancer. We will also share tips on diet and exercise to help survivors remain strong and healthy.Jessica Hall, Registered Dietician, will be available at the first meeting to answer questions.Light refreshments will be served.