Chester County Hospital is offering free Virtual Wellness Classes to support your health and wellness goals.
Registrants will receive a direct link via e-mail to join the class along with instructions on how to download and participate through the online platform. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through their computer or smart device’s video camera, microphone, or through the platform’s chat function. Video is not required.
- Taking Cardiovascular Health to Heart on Oct. 21 from 6-7:30 PM: Join the hospital’s interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery team to learn about game-changing advancements in heart care. They will share how the detection and treatment of heart disease has evolved, the future of heart disease management, and minimally invasive procedures available, including TAVR – transcatheter aortic valve replacement and Robotic CABG. The evening will end with a Q&A where you can get your heart health questions answered by experts. Click here to register.
- The Team Approach to Preventing and Surviving Breast Cancer on Oct. 22 from 5:30-7 PM: From prevention to diagnosis, let the hospital’s team of experts help you navigate optimal breast cancer care. A medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, breast surgeon, nurse navigator, social worker, and genetic counselor will share their knowledge and provide insights on current treatment strategies for ideal cancer care. Click here to register.
- Bones and Joints: Ankle and Lower Extremity on Oct. 28 from 6-7:30 PM: Join the hospital’s board-certified orthopaedic surgeon to learn about the latest surgical and non-surgical treatments for joint pain. These include medications, injections, small incision joint replacement, and other state-of-the-art advancements. A physical rehabilitation specialist will also be on hand to offer suggestions for how to stay strong to alleviate joint pain. Click here to register.
- Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention on Nov. 11 from 6-7 PM: This program, developed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, is a standardized presentation that covers the scope of this leading cause of death; what the research has found to be the warning signs and risk factors of suicide; and the strategies that prevent it. Click here to register.
- Mental Health First Aid USA on Nov. 14 from 8:30 AM-3 PM: The virtual format includes two hours of self-paced, online instruction that must be completed prior to the ZOOM session. The hospital has partnered with West Chester University to provide this free, evidence-based public education program. By attending this training, you will gain the skills needed to help another person who is struggling with a mental health or substance use concern or crisis. You will learn how to reach out and provide initial support to someone and help connect them to appropriate care. Click here to register.
- Getting the True FAST Facts About Stroke on Nov. 16 from 6-7 PM: Every minute counts when you or someone you know is having a stroke. Acting F.A.S.T., calling 9-1-1, and getting to the hospital quickly for treatment is of vital importance. Learn the risk factors, signs, and symptoms of stroke, and how Chester County Hospital swiftly treats patients having a stroke. Click here to register.
- Boosting Brain Power on Nov. 18 from 6-7 PM: This presentation, led by a registered dietitian, addresses normal aging of the brain and threats to brain health. You will learn how the MIND diet can help prevent dementia, as well as simple steps you can take every day to boost your cognitive health to help you live your life to the fullest. Click here to register.
Click here for a complete list of Chester County Hospital’s Virtual Wellness Presentations and Classes in October and November.
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