Classes & Coming Events

Prenatal breastfeeding class

March 25, 2014
May 27, 2014
August 26, 2014
October 28, 2014
December 30, 2014
7 to 9 p.m.

Location: Oak Room

This class is for expectant mothers who want to learn more about breastfeeding their babies. Fathers are welcome and encouraged to attend.             &n…

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Diabetes support group

April 1, 2014
May 6, 2014
June 3, 2014
July 1, 2014
August 5, 2014
September 2, 2014
October 7, 2014
November 4, 2014
December 2, 2014
7 p.m.

Location: Maple Room

Great River Health Systems’ Diabetes Support Group is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month in the Maple Room on the lower level of Great River Medical Center, 1221 S. G…

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Non-certified CPR for Infants and Children

April 1, 2014
June 3, 2014
August 5, 2014
October 7, 2014
December 2, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and other lifesaving techniques is one of the best gifts you can give your child. The goal of this class is to insure adequate instruction and practice so …

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Diabetes Classes

April 3, 2014
May 1, 2014
May 29, 2014
July 3, 2014
July 31, 2014
August 28, 2014
October 2, 2014
October 30, 2014
December 4, 2014
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays

Location:

Four-week group classes are for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment or having complications. Morning and afternoon sessions are offered. Start dates are listed. Topics in…

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Baby-care Basics

April 3, 2014
May 29, 2014
July 31, 2014
October 2, 2014
December 4, 2014
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Baby-care Basics is a free two-session class designed to help you learn the essentials of caring for your newborn. The class includes parenting tips and car-seat safety information. There will be oppo…

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Grief-sharing program hosted by Great River Hospice

April 4, 2014
May 2, 2014
June 6, 2014
July 4, 2014
August 1, 2014
September 5, 2014
October 3, 2014
November 7, 2014
December 5, 2014
5:30 p.m.

Location: Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, West Burlington

A support program for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. the first Friday of each month at Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, West Burlingt…

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Childbirth Prep (condensed version) Prenatal Class

April 12, 2014
June 7, 2014
August 2, 2014
October 4, 2014
December 6, 2014
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Includes time for 30-minute lunch break. Hot meals available for purchase in cafeteria or bring your own.)

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Childbirth Prep (condensed version) is a free, one-time Saturday prenatal education class designed to help take the mystery out of the birth process, to alleviate fear and the help expectant parents p…

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Diabetes Classes

April 21, 2014
May 19, 2014
June 23, 2014
July 21, 2014
August 18, 2014
September 22, 2014
October 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
December 15, 2014
2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays

Location:

Four-week group classes are for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment or having complications. Morning and afternoon sessions are offered. Start dates are listed. Topics in…

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Great River Hospice Volunteer Training

April 29, 2014
April 30, 2014
May 6, 2014
May 7, 2014
1 to 5 p.m. Attending all four sessions is required.

Location: Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Road, West Burlington, IA

Hospice volunteers are needed primarily to help patients and their families in their homes. They also can help the program in other ways, such as providing companionship to patients, running errands f…

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Health Care Careers Workshop

May 1, 2014
Noon to 3 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Walnut Room

Great River Health Systems will offer a health career workshop for high-school students and displaced workers to help them decide whether health care is a possible career choice. There are more …

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Childbirth Prep Series

May 1, 2014
July 10, 2014
September 4, 2014
November 6, 2014
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Oak Room

Childbirth Prep is a free series of prenatal education classes designed to help take the mystery out of the birth process, to alleviate fear and to help expectant parents prepare for this memorable ev…

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Big Brother and Big Sister Class

May 3, 2014
July 12, 2014
September 6, 2014
November 1, 2014
9:30 to 11 a.m.

Location: Great River Medical Center, Walnut Room

Great River Medical Center’s Big Brother and Big Sister class helps children develop realistic expectations about their new baby brother or baby sister and helps reduce the anxiety about being s…

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