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St. Petersburg General Hospital Offers a Multitude of Free Classes in May Open to the Community

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St. Petersburg General Hospital Offers a Multitude of Free Classes in May Open to the Community

(St. Petersburg, FL – April 21, 2017) – St. Petersburg General Hospital is presenting a variety of classes, support groups, and community seminars this month available to the public at no charge. The following is a list of the classes available in May. To register for a class, please call (888) 741-5122 or register online at www.StPeteGeneral.com.

 

5/2: Stroke Support Club

3:00-4:00pm

Northside Hospital – Medical Office Building – Suite 230
6006 49th Street N St. Petersburg, FL 33709

You are not alone!  Each year, over 795,000 people in the United States will suffer the effects of a stroke. That’s why Northside Hospital & St. Petersburg General Hospital have partnered to offer a free monthly Stroke Support Group — to offer you advice and provide shared experiences so you can get back to the things you love.

 

5/4: Newborn Care Class

6:30-8:30pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North, Ste 320 St Petersburg, FL 33710

Spend an enjoyable evening learning baby care basics. Topics covered include newborn characteristics, growth and development, infant safety, and the joys of parenting. No Fee – optional First Year Baby Care manual offered for $20

 

5/5: Breastfeeding Support Group

10:30-11:30am

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North, Ste 320 St Petersburg, FL 33710

All pregnant women and women with babies are welcome to attend our breastfeeding support group. Topics will include: Breastfeeding benefits of the baby, techniques, education and helpful hints; networking with other breastfeeding moms and making new friends; ask questions to one of our International Board Certified Lactation Consultants; moms learn from one another and from community resources who periodically provide a short presentation for the group.

 

5/6: Preparing for Breastfeeding Class

12:30-3:30pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North, Ste 320 St Petersburg, FL

A one-time class focused on successful breast feeding. This course is devoted to Mom and her support person(s) to promote a positive breast feeding experience both in the hospital and after going home. This class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

 

5/8: Daddy 101 Class

6:30-7:30pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North, Ste 320 St Petersburg, FL

This class is for the men in the family. New to family life or want to sharpen your skills? This is the place for you! Taught by a veteran fire and EMS expert, learn everything from how to hold your infant, diapering, bathing and what to do in an emergency. This class is for the men in the family. New to family life or want to sharpen your skills? This is the place for you! Taught by a veteran fire and EMS expert, learn everything from how to hold your infant, diapering, bathing and what to do in an emergency.

 

5/9: Urinary Incontinence? There is a Solution

1:00-2:00pm

Brentwood Senior Living
6280 Central Ave. St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Do you still plan your day around restroom locations and skip social events so you won’t be embarrassed. Interstim Therapy ® is a different approach to helping people. It has been proven to be a successful solution for many people to treat their overactive bladder symptoms.

 

5/11: Sunny Side Up: Tips to Prevent Yourself Against Skin Cancer

12:00-1:00pm

Lake Seminole Square
8333 Seminole Blvd Seminole, FL 33772

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, afflicting more than two million Americans each year, a number that is rising rapidly. It is also the easiest to cure, if diagnosed and treated early. Learn about prevention, detection and protection.

 

5/16: Tips for Preventing Falls

10:30-11:30am

Westminster Shores
125 56th Ave South St Petersburg, FL 33705

Do you worry about falling and getting seriously hurt? Do you find yourself avoiding the things you loved because of your fear of falling? Learn great ways to strengthen yourself and avoid preventable falls.

 

5/17: Breast Cancer Support Group

5:30-6:30pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Breast Center
6500 38th Avenue North St. Petersburg, FL 33710

You have found the right place for support, information and understanding. As an accredited cancer hospital, we are here to help before, during and after treatment. We will discuss clinical trials, surgery, lymphedema, lumps and cysts, genetics, side effects and much more.

 

5/18: Hernia: Get the Facts on Pains, Symptoms and Surgery

12:00-1:00pm

Grand Villas Pinellas Park
8980 49th St. N. Pinellas Park, FL 33782

A hernia is a bulge of tissue and sometimes has symptoms like nausea and sudden extreme pain. The most common hernias are in the groin and in the abdominal area and affect more than 3 million people each year. Minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery may help get you back to your daily life quickly. Join Dr. Couch as he explains surgical options.

 

5/18: Obstetric OB and Delivery Preview Tour

6:30-8:00pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North St Petersburg, FL 33710

Learn about our obstetric services and meet our skilled nursing staff. See our beautiful Birthing Center—you will want to be sure to bring your support person(s) to tour with you!

 

5/24: What to Expect When You Call 911

12:00-1:00pm

Madeira Beach Recreational Center
200 Rex Place Madeira Beach, FL 33708

Hopefully you’ll never need to call 9-1-1. However, if the time should ever come, knowing exactly what to do will reduce stress and help you provide emergency responders with vital information. Attend this informative seminar to learn more about what you need to know if you ever have to call.

 

5/27: Prepared Childbirth Class

10:00am-6:00pm

St. Petersburg General Hospital – Auditorium
6500 38th Ave North St Petersburg, FL 33710

This course covers the latest techniques to prepare you for your childbirth experience. Your instructor is a Lamaze certified RN, ICEA Certified and prepared with labor and delivery experience! This class content includes labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing, pain management, coping with unexpected events, and the immediate post-partum period. Wear comfortable clothes for floor exercise, please avoid dresses and skirts.

 

5/31: Opposable Thumbs – The Problem with Thumb-Based Arthritis

10:00am-6:00pm

Sunshine Center
330 5th St North St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Arthritis of the base of the thumb usually occurs after 40 years of age. Prior fractures or other injuries to the joint may increase the likelihood of developing this condition. Let Dr. Nguyen explain to you the causes and treatments of arthritis of the thumb.

 

For more information about any of the above classes, please visit https://stpetegeneral.secure.ehc.com/calendar/index.dot


 St. Petersburg General Hospital is a Joint Commission accredited full-service 215-bed acute care facility, providing comprehensive emergency, diagnostic, medical, surgical and women’s services including labor and delivery, post-partum and nursery.  St Petersburg General Hospital is a designated Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care; accredited as a Breast Center with Digital Imaging and Computer Aided Detection; Chest Pain Center; Certified Advanced Primary Stroke and AFib Center; Accredited Cancer Center and a GYN Robotic Surgery Training Epicenter.  For more information about the hospital, please visit our website at www.StPeteGeneral.com.
6500 38th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Phone 727-384-1414

 

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