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June health programs scheduled at Silver Cross

5/18/2015, 11:01 a.m.
Among the topics to be covered are shoulder pain, bariatric surgery and breast cancer clinic trials.
Silver Cross will be holding a free program in June on the causes and the latest treatments for shoulder pain.

Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox is offering these health programs in June:

CPR/choking rescue

Silver Cross Hospital offers an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. Participants will learn one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. Class will be held on Saturday, June 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.

Get Your Shoulder Back

Dr. James Leonard, orthopedic surgeon, will shed light on the causes and the latest treatment options to help your shoulder feel better on Tuesday, June 23. This free program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Did you know over 150 clinical trials are available at the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital. You could be eligible. Join Dr. Brooke Phillips, Medical Oncologist, and Kristin Kristen Kipping-Johnson, Clinical Research Coordinator, for all the details on the latest investigative therapies for breast cancer Thursday, June 18. This free program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Register to attend at IMatter.silvercross.org.

Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?

Looking to lose weight? Join Drs. Christopher Joyce and Brian Lahmann, experienced gastric bypass surgeons with Bariatric & Minimally Invasive (BMI) Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, for a free informational session about Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? The program is held on Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. at BMI Surgery, Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Suite 260, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn about the advantages and risks of traditional and laparoscopic bariatric weight loss surgery, including the REALIZE and Lap-Band gastric band systems, find out who is a candidate for the procedure, and hear from area patients about their experiences. Silver Cross has been named as Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. Register to attend this free informational session online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).