All Events

Online Childbirth Class

Date: January 1 - December 31, 2019

Time: All Day

Description:

Our online childbirth class is ideal for expectant parents who can’t attend our Prepared Childbirth class due to work schedules, time constraints or medical conditions. The eight-chapter program is an interactive, web-based class that uses videos, personal birth stories, animations, activities and games to teach all the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their baby’s birth. Our online class will help you understand pregnancy, learn about labor, see how the stages of labor unfold, and discover helpful comfort techniques during labor. Your eClass registration includes online access for six weeks. Within 24 hours after registering, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing the online class. After you pay, you will receive instruction for accessing the class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Phone: 815-705-7301

Eat Real

Date: February 7 - March 28, 2019

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Description:

Diet is such a big part of our health, yet often we don’t take the time to prepare healthy meals. Eat Real focuses on recipes and meal planning using real food instead of convenience foods.It’s for anyone who wants to eat healthier and improve their health, gain confidence in the grocery store and kitchen, and look forward to being asked, ‘What’s for dinner tonight?’ Classes will include nutrition education with a focus on snacking, breakfast, salads, chocolate, Mediterranean foods, spices, and plant based recipes. There’s even one week devoted to making healthy pizza. Participants will get to sample a different recipe each week and will have weekly assignments to complete.Eat Real classes will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursdays from February 7-March 28, 2019.

Cost: $59.00

Registration: CLOSED

Location: Morris Hospital Education Rooms 2 & 3 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7364.

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: February 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: CLOSED

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

Babysitter’s Training Course

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Description:

Designed for youths age 11 and older, this course can help babysitters: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, and learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience. Participants should bring a doll to class. Lunch is included.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: 815-705-7365

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: March 4, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – Combo

Date: March 7, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR & ACLS for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS/ACLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR & ACLS card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR & ACLS card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the “Basic Life Support- Initial” Class. If your ACLS card is not valid, please see the “Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support- Provider” Class.

Cost: $225.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

CPR Renew/ACLS Combo

Date: March 7, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

A CPR/ACLS recertification for the Provider will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: March 11, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: March 11, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Carbohydrate Counting Class (no meal)

Date: March 12, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Description:

This is a basic introduction to carbohydrate counting that is especially recommended for individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Join us for information on healthful eating about “foods that fit” and how this impacts blood sugar control.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital Education Room 1 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7527

Baby Care Basics

Date: March 13, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

This class covers everything parents need to know to bring their baby home with confidence, including the latest information to ease parents into the basics of caring for their newborn. Through presentation and demonstration, this program will include newborn appearance/activity, feeding, warning signs, and safety. Cost is $15 per couple.  Please register online.

Cost: $15.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

ACLS Recertification

Date: March 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support re-certification for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

I Can Cope

Date: March 14, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

I Can Cope is a free support group for people facing cancer and their families and friends. This month’s topic focuses on “Understanding Cancer Treatment.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: March 15, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Exercise and Physical Conditioning.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

Donate Blood

Date: March 18, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Description:

Give the gift of life by donating blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with written parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies, and be in general good health. Walk-ins are welcome.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7370.

Stroke and Aphasia Support Group

Date: March 19, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Our FREE Stroke & Aphasia Support Group is for individuals and their loved ones who have experienced the loss of physical function or communication due to a stroke or other neurological event. Discussion will focus on strategies for managing chronic pain or disabilities resulting from a stroke. Registration is not required.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 2, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For additional details, please call Speech Therapy at 815-705-7411.

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: March 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

ACLS Provider

Date: March 26, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: April 4, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: April 4, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: April 8, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

New Siblings

Date: April 8, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Enjoy a fun and interactive experience with you and your child as we explore expectations of a Super sibling. Through hands on activities and games, Siblings-to-be will learn how a newborn baby looks and acts and what happens while mom and baby are in the hospital. Activities, discussion, and a tour of the birthing suites helps them feel a part of the experience. Each child should bring a doll or stuffed animal. Cost is $5 per child. Please register online.

Cost: $5.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Pre-Diabetes Class

Date: April 9, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Description:

Led by a diabetes educator, this class will focus on healthy eating, physical activity and lifestyle behaviors that help prevent or delay the development of diabetes. Everyone is welcome to attend the class, as more than 1 in every 3 Americans has prediabetes, which places an individual at increased risk of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Of those with prediabetes, 90 percent don’t know they have it.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital Education Room 1 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7367

PALS Recertification

Date: April 10, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertifcation for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

HeartSaver CPR and AED

Date: April 11, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Participants will learn adult, child and infant CPR, rescue from choking, and how to properly use an automated external defibrillator (AED). American Heart Association certification is provided upon completion. Each participant must provide a valid email address at the start of the class. Please note: This class is NOT for healthcare providers (RN, LPN, Certified Nurse Assistants, Paramedics, EMT’s or students entering school). Healthcare Providers should register for the Basic Life Support class. If you are a business or organization looking to register a group of 8 or more students, please call 815-705-7357 to make special arrangements.

Cost: $60.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: 815-705-7357

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Prepared Childbirth

Date: April 17, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

Designed for expectant parents during their last trimester of pregnancy, the Prepared Childbirth class covers labor, comfort measures, relaxation and medical interventions. Pain management options will also be discussed, along with vaginal and cesarean birth. The class concludes with a tour of Morris Hospital’s Family Birthing Suites, along with an explanation of delivery and post partum care. Please register online in advance.

Cost: $60.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7301.

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: April 19, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Travel with Oxygen.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: April 22, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

PALS Provider

Date: April 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support – Combo

Date: May 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR & ACLS for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS/ACLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR & ACLS card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR & ACLS card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the “Basic Life Support- Initial” Class. If your ACLS card is not valid, please see the “Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support- Provider” Class.

Cost: $225.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

CPR Renew/ACLS Combo

Date: May 2, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

A CPR/ACLS recertification for the Provider will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: May 6, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

I Can Cope

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description:

I Can Cope is a free support group for people facing cancer and their families and friends. This month’s topic focuses on “Nutrition.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Radiation Therapy Center of Morris Hospital, 1600 W. US Route 6., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-364-8915

Carbohydrate Counting Class (Meal Provided)

Date: May 14, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Description:

This is a basic introduction to carbohydrate counting and is an especially great program for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Join us for information on healthful eating about “foods that fit” and how this impacts blood sugar control. Participants will be guided in putting an appropriate meal together and will then be able to eat! The class is FREE.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital Education Rooms 2 & 3 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7527

ACLS Recertification

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support re-certification for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Baby Care Basics

Date: May 15, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

This class covers everything parents need to know to bring their baby home with confidence, including the latest information to ease parents into the basics of caring for their newborn. Through presentation and demonstration, this program will include newborn appearance/activity, feeding, warning signs, and safety. Cost is $15 per couple.  Please register online.

Cost: $15.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital Education Rooms 2 & 3 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Breathers’ Support Group

Date: May 17, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Description:

Our free, Breathers’ Support Group meets the third Friday of each month and is for anyone diagnosed with chronic lung disease including COPD, asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Lead by respiratory therapists, the group gives people with chronic lung disease an opportunity to participate in general discussions about ways to manage their condition, gain emotional support, and share their experiences with others. A 20 minute educational topic is presented at each meeting, with this month’s topic focusing on “Understanding Your Medications/Inhalers.”

Registration: OPEN

Location: Diagnostic & Rehabilitative Center of Morris Hospital, 100 Gore Road, Suite H, Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7837

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: May 21, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Donate Blood

Date: May 22, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Description:

Give the gift of life by donating blood. Donors must be at least 17 years old or 16 with written parental permission, weigh at least 110 pounds, be symptom free of cold, flu and allergies, and be in general good health. Walk-ins are welcome.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-705-7370.

Basic Life Support- Initial

Date: May 29, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Cost: $70.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7360

ACLS Provider

Date: May 30, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Description:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Introduction to Breastfeeding

Date: June 3, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Description:

We are committed to providing breastfeeding moms with all the education and support they need to have a successful breastfeeding experience. This FREE class focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding, pumping, and going back to work. Breastfeeding moms will also get advice to help solve problems related to breastfeeding. The class is taught by a certified lactation consultant. Nursing mothers are welcome to bring their infants.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Family Birthing Suites Classroom, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For information, call 815-942-3012

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

Basic Life Support- Renewal

Date: June 6, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Description:

This American Heart Association class is intended for individuals who provide or could potentially provide healthcare, including RNs, CNAs, EMS personnel, police and fire fighters. The course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. We can accommodate 1 registration per transaction for BLS class. Each participant must have a valid email address prior to taking the course.

Please note: This class is intended for those participants who currently have a valid BLS CPR card and are looking to renew it. You must have a current CPR card in order to take this class.  If your CPR card is not valid or current, please see the ” Basic Life Support- Initial” Class.

Cost: $50.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Former Shabbona School Gymnasium, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: For more information, call 815-705-7360

PALS Recertification

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Description:

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Recertifcation for the Provider will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11 at the Shabbona Annex, 725 School St., Morris. The Morris Hospital Emergency Medical Services System offers EMS Education Courses through the State of Illinois Department of Public Health. THESE CLASSES ARE FOR MORRIS HOSPITAL EMS SYSTEM PROVIDERS ONLY! For more information, please contact the EMS System Office at 815-705-7179. If you are a non-system provider and would like to sign up for a class being held at Morris Hospital, please contact Karie Stecken at 815-705-7357.

Cost: $6.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Shabbona Annex, 725 School Street, Morris

Phone: 815-705-7179

Carbohydrate Counting Class (no meal)

Date: June 11, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Description:

This is a basic introduction to carbohydrate counting that is especially recommended for individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes. Join us for information on healthful eating about “foods that fit” and how this impacts blood sugar control.

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital Education Room 1 (lower level), 150 W. High Street, Morris

Phone: To register by phone, call 815-705-7527

Babysitter’s Training Course

Date: June 13, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Description:

Designed for youths age 11 and older, this course can help babysitters: interview for a babysitting job, choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, perform first aid, learn diapering and feeding techniques, handle bedtime issues, and learn tips for having a safe babysitting experience. Participants should bring a doll to class. Lunch is included.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: OPEN

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: 815-705-7365

Stroke and Aphasia Support Group

Date: June 18, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

Our FREE Stroke & Aphasia Support Group is for individuals and their loved ones who have experienced the loss of physical function or communication due to a stroke or other neurological event. Discussion will focus on strategies for managing chronic pain or disabilities resulting from a stroke. Registration is not required.

Location: Morris Hospital – Whitman Assembly Room 1, 150 West High St., Morris

Phone: For additional details, please call Speech Therapy at 815-705-7411.

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