Classes for July

AHA Advance Cardiovascular Life Support Renewal Course

ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies.  This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, and paramedics, as well as others who need and ACLS course completion card for job or other requirements. 

Session 1 - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Class books can be purchased before the class or books will be available for purchase the day of the class.

Book info: ACLS Student Manual # 90-1014; Price: $33.00
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $150.00


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AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED

This is an ideal opportunity to learn infant (0-12 months old), child (1-8 years old) and adult (8-plus years) CPR and how to use automated external defibrillation. The class is for anyone who wants to learn CPR skills for all age victims and for responders to cardiac emergencies in the workplace or community (such as fitness staff, day care providers, police). An American Heart Association card is issued upon successful completion of the course and is valid for two years. Registration includes student manual.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: CPR Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, July 23
6-9:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $45.00


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AHA Heartsaver Family & Friends CPR

This program offers individuals the opportunity to learn adult/child CPR and adult/child choking intervention to aid a family member or close friend in case of emergency. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. This is not a course for certification (usually needed for the workplace).  You'll recieve a card stating you participated in the AHA Family & Friends Course. Registration includes student manual.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, July 2
6 - 8 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $10.00


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AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

Learn basic first aid, adult CPR and automatic external defibrillation (AED) from American Heart Association certified instructors. An American Heart Association card is issued with successful completion and is valid for two years. Registration includes student manual.
 

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Saturday, July 26
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Aqua Zumba®

Aqua Zumba® keeps the Zumba® fitness workout party going in the pool. This 45-minute class is a challenging water-based workout, that integrates the Zumba® formula and philosophy into traditional aqua fitness.

Session 1 - 16 Spots Available

Instructor: Tiffany Frohmader, Certified Zumba® Instructor
Class Times:

Tuesdays, July 15 to August 19
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Atkinson Middle School
Room / Area: Fort Atkinson Middle School Pool
Price: $25.00


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Basic ECG Class

Designed for healthcare staff (RN, LPN, ECG techs, etc) and motivated students who want to learn the basic ECG skills of measuring, recognizing, and interpreting simple cardiac rhythms. Motivated healthcare students also welcome. Topics include who should be on a monitor & why, correct lead placement, and troubleshooting poor tracings. Recognition of ectopic beats, bundle branch blocks, and ST changes is covered along with 14 common rhythms. Class instructional methods include lecture, case studies, simulation, workbook practice and 1:1 assistance if needed. Class fee includes American Heart Association ECG/Pharmocology workbook and ECG caliper.

**NOTE** Withdrawls or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**

Session 3 - 10 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:
Monday, July 21st
9:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch on your own

Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simulation Lab on Ground Floor
Price: $85.00


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Basic Life Support (BLS) for HealthCare Provider Certification - Recognition Course

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for adult, child, and infant, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.  The Recognition class is for those who have never taken the BLS for Healthcare Provider course or those who have allowed their certification to lapse. A renewal course is required every two years to remain current.  Certifications are good to the end of the month in which they expire.  

The Recognition Course is a pre-requisite course for the new EMT Basic or for those who have allowed their BLS certification to expire. A student manual is included in the registration fee.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Monday, July 7
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider Certification - Renewal Course

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR for adult, child, and infant, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.  The Recognition class is for those who have never taken the BLS for Healthcare Provider course or those who have allowed their certification to lapse. A renewal course is required every two years to remain current.  Certifications are good to the end of the month in which they expire.  

Registration fee includes student manual.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Thursday, July 3
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Session 2 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Friday, July 18
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Session 3 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Tuesday, July 22
12 - 4 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $55.00


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Basic T ai Chi

 T’ai Chi is a traditional exercise practiced for health, relaxation, meditation and self-defense. The health benefits include increased circulation, balance, strength, calmness and confidence. The Yang Style of Professor Cheng Man-Ch’ing will be taught, and students may learn two-person T’ai Chi T’ui Shou after completing the solo form. T’ai Chi can be practiced by people of all ages and physical conditions, and no special equipment is required.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, July 31 to October 30 (no class August 7)
6 - 7 p.m.
 


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $130.00


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Body Blast

This six-week class will get your heart pumping and muscles toned while using hand weights, a stability ball and doing some mat work. The class is designed to help you achieve health benefits such as maintaining bone density, increasing strength and shaping your physique. Mats and stability balls provided, please bring your weights. This challenging class is not recommended for students with balance difficulties. 

Session 1 - 17 Spots Available

Instructor: Tiffany Frohmader
Class Times:

Wednesdays, July 23 to August 27
5 - 6 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $25.00


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Continuing T ai Chi

Participants must have completed Basic T’ai Chi or a beginning T’ai Chi class.

 

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, July 31 to October 30 (no class August 7)
7:15 - 8:15 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $130.00


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Corrections T'ai Chi

Participants must have completed Basic T’ai Chi or a beginning T’ai Chi class.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: James Bayer, certified instructor of T'ai Chi Ch'uan
Class Times:

Thursdays, July 31 to October 30 (No class August 7)
8:30 - 9:45 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $130.00


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Critical Care Classes

These classes are inteded for new critical care (such as ICU, ED, CCU) nurses or experienced nurses in the community hospital setting. The classes provide an in-depth study of commonly seen critical care issues, arranged by body system.  Lecture, simulation, role playing, open discussion, and case studies are used to increase critical thinking when caring for potentially unstable patients.

Each body system class is offered twice per year.  You can enroll by class or you may enroll for all courses at once. To sign up for individual classes please sign up in that section. If you would like to enroll for all 6 classes at once and receive a 10% discount, please contact Deb O'Hay 920-568-6006 or deborah.ohay@forthc.com to enroll in the entire course.

**NOTE** Withdrawls or cancellations less than 14 days prior to class will be charged a $25 fee**

Neurological System 2 - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: Lisa Rudolph, RN, BSN, CCRN
Class Times:
Monday, July 28th
9:00am - 3:30pm
Lunch on your own

Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Simulation Lab
Price: $100.00


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Glutes & Abs

A fun and challenging way to tighten and tone everything in your core (abs and lower back) and 'posterior' region.

Session 1 - 12 Spots Available

Instructor: Tiffany Frohmader
Class Times:

Wednesdays, July 23 to August 27
6:15 - 6:45 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $15.00


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Mild Motion

This class features exercises to maintain joint flexibility. The exercises are especially important for people with arthritis. Those with fibromyalgia or anyone wanting gentle exercise will also benefit. The one-hour exercise session includes time for refreshments and socializing. A fee of $2 is collected at each session; first session is FREE.  Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursdays from 2 to 3 pm. 

Online registration is not accepted.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: Sarah Macklem, L.A.T., P.T.A.
Class Times:

First Session FREE
Tuesdays and Thursdays; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
No Registration Needed


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Check with Front Desk
Price: $2.00


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Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - Recognition Course

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

The Recognition course is for those who have never taken this course or are expired. A student manual is included in the registration price.

Session 1 - 8 Spots Available

Instructor: AHA Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom A
Price: $218.50


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Skinny Arms Express

Are you tired of the annoying arm jiggle? Afraid of short-sleeved shirts? Skinny Arms Express is a fun way to tone and tighten the problem spots on the arm and upper body in a high-energy atmosphere. Excersises will vary week by week and the equipment includes dumbells, Thera-bands, exercise balls and your own body. Come check out this fast-paced class and feel the burn!

Session 1 - 13 Spots Available

Instructor: Tiffany Frohmader
Class Times:

Wednesdays, July 23 to August 27

7 - 7:30 p.m.


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: Classroom D
Price: $15.00


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Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

What exactly is bariatric LAP-BAND® surgery for treatment of obesity, and is it the answer for you? Marc Erickson, MD, will discuss minimally invasive bariatric surgery and who is a good candidate for the procedure.

Session 1 - 25 Spots Available

Instructor: Marc Erickson, M.D.
Class Times:

Tuesday, July 8
6 - 7:30 p.m.
FREE!


Location: Fort Memorial Hospital
Room / Area: OB Classroom
Price: Free


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Zumba®

Ditch the workout - Join the Party! This fitness oriented six week party fuses cardio workouts with a latin flavor in easy to follow dance routines with intervals of body toning.  The dance moves create a dynamic calorie burning workout.  Join the "Best Fitness Party" in town!  Don't know what Zumba® is?  Check out www.zumba.com.

Session 1 - 20 Spots Available

Instructor: Wendy Schreiner, Certified Zumba® Instructor
Class Times:

Mondays, July 28 to September 8 (No Class September 1)
7 - 8 p.m.


Location: Fort HealthCare at Madison Avenue
Room / Area: Therapy and Sport Clinic
Price: $25.00


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Session 2 - 19 Spots Available

Instructor: Wendy Schreiner, Certified Zumba® Instructor
Class Times:

Wednesdays, July 30 to September 3
7 - 8 p.m.


Location: Fort HealthCare at Madison Avenue
Room / Area: Therapy and Sport Clinic
Price: $25.00


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