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January Events at North Kansas City Hospital

LUNCH & LEARN

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS

Friday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116

Prescription medications can improve your health, but nearly 55% of seniors don’t take them as prescribed. Pharmacist Janna Kittle shares information about how to talk with your healthcare team, prevent medications errors, and avoid side effects and drug interactions so you can make the most of your medications.
FREE; lunch is provided. Register online at nkch.org/Lunch.

 

BARIATRIC SEMINARS

Thursday, Jan. 5 or 19, 6-7 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive

Keenan Berghoff, MD, who has performed more than 500 bariatric procedures, helps determine if bariatric surgery is right for you.

FREE; space is limited. Register online at nkch.org/Class. 

HANDLING THE POST-HOLIDAY BLUES
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Zona Rosa, 8640 N Dixson Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153

The holiday aftermath and winter weather can bring even cheeriest of people down. Learn how to find joy — and have a little fun — in the midst of the winter blues.

FREE; space is limited. Register online at nkch.org/Class.

CLUB W 

BEEF 101 – A CUT ABOVE
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Gladstone Community Center, 6901 N. Holmes St., Gladstone, MO 64118
Learn how to shop the meat counter for the healthiest choices and best cuts. A Hy-Vee registered dietitian shares simple ideas for preparing a variety of meats. Did we mention the taste tests?
FREE; space is limited; register online at clubWkc.com.

LIVE HEALTHY: TAKE ON YOUR 30s
Thursday, Jan. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive

It’s never too early or too late to improve your health. Join Dr. Ancy Maruthanal, Club W’s medical director, for a discussion on childbirth, birth control options and how making a Pap smear part of your preventive care will help you tackle your 30s with confidence.
FREE; space is limited; register online at clubWkc.com. 

ESSENTIAL OILS 101
Thursday, Jan. 26, 5:30-7 p.m.

North Kansas City Wellness Corner at the North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron St., North Kansas City, MO 64116

Essential oils are used for immune support, relaxation and sleep, stress relief, emotional balance, skin care, green cleaning and even muscle tension and pain. Learn about essential oil safety, how they are produced and common uses. Blend your own essential oil bath combination. Led by Laura Bailey, a licensed massage therapist.
FREE; space is limited; register online at clubWkc.com.

KIDS FIT CLUB
Saturday, Jan. 14-28, 9-10 a.m.
Zona Rosa, 8640 N Dixson Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153

Get your kids moving and focused on exercise and nutrition.

$20/person; register online at nkch.org/Class.

CPR CLASSES 

HEART SAVER CPR
Thursday, Jan. 19, 5:30-9 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive

For anyone who, as first responders, may need to perform CPR in the workplace setting. Also for anyone who needs a course completion card. This course covers adult and child CPR and AED training.

$35/person; register online at nkch.org/Class. 

ADULT/CHILD/INFANT CPR

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive

Recommended for childcare providers, foster parents or individuals seeking pediatric CPR training. Class includes adult, child and infant CPR, choking management and AED training.

$45/person; register online at nkch.org/Class.

HEART SAVER ADULT FIRST AID CPR
Saturday, Jan. 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive

Learn critical skills for responding to first aid, choking and cardiac arrest events.

$70/person; register online at nkch.org/Class. 

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (BLS)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2800 Clay Edwards Drive

For healthcare students or professional healthcare providers who work in a medical setting. Course covers CPR for all ages, choking management and AED use.

$55/person; register online at nkch.org/Class.

 

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