Alphabetical Listing of All Classes
Advance Health Planning
Most people have firm ideas about the type of medical care they want, or don't want, to receive. However, if you were unable to communicate your wishes, would your family know what to do? An Advance Directive for Healthcare ensures that your wishes are carried out. Learn more about the use of Advance Directives and receive assistance in completing them. Scheduled by appointment only.
Arthritis and You "Is Hip or Knee Pain Affecting Your Lifestyle?"
Understanding treatments available to maintain and improve the health of your joints is the first step in helping people of all ages lead more active lifestyles.
Join Prevea Orthopedic provider, Dr. Kirk Dimitris, as he discusses evaluation and management of hip and knee arthritis. Free gift and refreshments!
This class, specifically designed for youth, will teach the basics of babysitting, including child safety for all ages, stages of development, activities to do with children, weather safety and personal safety tips. Lunch is included. Some classes are followed by a Family and Friends CPR. If you wish to participate in both classes, you must register for both classes in advance. Class size is limited. This class is designed for youth ages 10-15.
With so many decisions and questions during pregnancy and so many people willing to offer information and advice, where does one turn? Plan to take this two hour FREE class during your second trimester of pregnancy and have many of your questions answered. Receive an in depth tour of the birthing center and additional information related to hospital policies and programs. A brief overview of what to expect when you go into labor, what to bring to the hospital, pain relief options, and other valuable information is included. Bring your support person.
If you are thinking about breastfeeding, the time to prepare is before birth. This certified lactation consultant led class will help you prepare for breastfeeding. In one evening, you will learn the basic skills to enhance your breastfeeding experience. Couples are encouraged to attend. Classes are available the second Tuesday of the month.
Car Seat Safety Check
Statistics show most child car safety seats are improperly installed. You can be sure yours isn't one of them by having certified car seat safety technicians check and properly install your child safety seat. Children should be present for the fitting.
New!! Our online childbirth class is ideal for those expectant parents who can't attend an on-site childbirth class due to work schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. The eight-chapter program is an interactive, web-based class that uses videos, personal birth stories, animations,activities, and games to teach all the essential information parents need to know to prepare for their birth. Your eClass registration includes online access for 90 days following your initial log-in.
Childbirth Readiness- Three Week
This three-week class is recommended for expecting parents in the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. The first two weeks will help prepare you for the labor and delivery journey. The third week focuses on postpartum and baby care of their newborn.
Fathers and/or coaches will learn how they can assist expectant mothers during labor and delivery. Fee is $35/couple. Registration fee includes participant and coach, class materials, and tour. Only the expectant mother needs to register.
Expecting mothers are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring their coach and a pillow to class.
Childbirth Readiness/Baby Care- One Day Class
This one day "express" class is recommended for expecting parents in the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. The class will help prepare you for the labor/delivery journey as well as focusing on postpartum and baby care of their newborn.
Fathers and/or coaches will learn how they can assist expectant mothers during labor and delivery.
Fee is $35/couple. Registration fee includes participant and coach, class materials, and tour.
Only the expectant mother needs to register.
Expecting mothers are asked to wear comfortable clothing, and to bring their coach and pillow to class.
There will be a built in lunch break and participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch.
Cholesterol - Lipid Screening
Cholesterol is a leading indicator of heart disease. Learn your risk with this simple screening. The hospital lab at St. Nicholas offers open hours Monday-Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are not required for walk-in hours. Fees for services: Lipid profile (cholesterol, HDL, calc. LDL, and triglycerides; 12-hour fast) - $35; Cholesterol/HDL (non-fasting) - $15.
Diabetes Foot Clinics
Complete diabetic assessment, education and nail clipping - $30; Non-Diabetic nail clipping only - $25. To make an appointment at St. Nicholas Hospital - Diabetes Services and Prevea Plymouth Health Center - Diabetes Services call 920-459-5192.
The American Diabetes Association recommends testing for everyone age 45 and up. Diabetes checks are available in the Diabetes Services offices at St. Nicholas Hospital and Prevea Plymouth Health Center, by appointment only. There is no charge. To make an appointment, please call 920-459-5192.
Diabetes Support Group
•Enlighten each other on treatments and practices
Prevea Endocrinology would like to introduce a new monthly support group that focuses on dealing with diabetes. The group will be open to anyone in the Sheboygan community with diabetes and members of this confidential group will determine goals and guidelines. The purpose of the group will be to:
•Provide resources and education with guest speakers
•Offer support and an open forum to discuss stressors
•Suggest successful tactics that may help others
Diabetes is a disease that affects many areas of a person's daily life and group support can bring ideas to improve management, or provide an outlet for frustrations. Meeting with other patients who share similar experiences can be helpful for coping with this chronic disease.
This support group meets the first Thursday of each month. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.
Experiencing Grief Support Group
Grief is a feeling of distress caused by separation, or loss...the loss of a loved one...the loss of a job...loss of a lifelong dream...and more.
Our grief group is not limited to anyone for any reason, but more inclusive of anyone who experiences any type of grief.
Family and Friends CPR
Youth ages 10 to 15 learn the lifesaving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A participation card is awarded upon completion of the session. These classes are preceded by a Babysitting Class. If you wish to participate in both, you must register in advance. Class size is limited. Fee: $20 (includes book).
Flu Vaccination/Shrug the Bug Flu Clinics
In recent years the flu vaccine has become easily available in pharmacies and most physician offices. This new trend has decreased the need for St. Nicholas Hospital to provide mass public flu immunizations. We will continue to provide vaccinations to group homes, assisted living facilities and underserved populations.
Foot Clinics are scheduled at convenient locations throughout our area. Service includes toenail clipping. Please call 207-1654 for an appointment.
Hello Brother, Hello Sister...
No doubt about it – a child brings changes to every family.
Help your young child and/or children feel special while they prepare for the arrival of a new brother or sister. The new big brother or sister will participate in activities to learn important information about welcoming a new baby into the home. For siblings 3-8 years of age and their parents. Siblings attending this class are asked to bring a plain, white (or light) colored t-shirt.
Hope After Loss Organization - HALO Support Group
Read Atreyu's Neverending Story.
When babies come into our lives and are too quickly and quietly gone, they leave lasting footprints on our hearts. At St. Nicholas Hospital, we believe those lives are precious and should be honored and remembered no matter how brief their life was. HALO is a Pregnancy Loss and Newborn Death Support Program created to support parents and their families in whatever stage of pregnancy loss they find themselves; miscarriage, ectopic, stillbirth, or early newborn death. The HALO support group meets the first Thursday of the month at St. Nicholas Hospital. For more information about this program, please contact 920-457-5770, and ask to speak to a HALO representative.
Infant/Child Safety & CPR
Learn the lifesaving skill of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to make your home safe for infants and young children. This course is intended for adults with limited or no medical training who want to learn more about CPR and home safety. Students will receive a program participation card. This is not a certification level course.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions Class
Classes are fun and interactive. Participants share their successes and build a common source of support. The workshop builds confidence around managing health, staying active and enjoying life!
Living Well with Chronic Conditions (the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) is a 6-week workshop. It teaches real-life skills for living a full, healthy life with a chronic condition such as: cancer,diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain and anxiety.
Look Good...Feel Better
Licensed beauty professionals discuss skin care, nail care,
makeup, and hair loss options to help women deal with the
appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Look
Good...Feel Better is a non-medical, product-neutral program
offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council Foundation. Registration required.
To schedule an appointment, please call 920/459-5171.
Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group
The American Cancer Society and St. Nicholas Hospital co-sponsor this group which provides men with information about prostate cancer, treatment, side effects, and how to cope with the disease and its treatment. Men can share their concerns at this free forum. Registration is not required.
Mature Driving Class
Students learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. They find out how to safely adjust their driving to compensate for normal age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. There are no written tests or behind-the-wheel training. Fee: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Checks payable to AARP. Participants must bring their drivers license and AARP membership card to the class.
Miracle Point Brain Injury Support Group
This group meets on the first Monday of each month.
Support group for survivors of traumatic or acquired brain injury and their family and friends. It is a place to find support for and information about brain injury and living life afterwards. Opportunities for community involvement and professional speakers occur as requested.
Multisport HelmetsDaily at St. Nicholas Hospital's Emergency Department.
80% of bicycle-related head injuries can be prevented with properly fitted bicycle helmets. Multisport helmets provide extra protection for scooter and rollerblade enthusiasts, too. Sizes for toddlers through adults. All helmets are properly fitted to the wearer. Fee: $15.
Available: April through September, Monday-Sunday, 8:00a.m.-Noon each day (based on ER volume there maybe waiting time involved.)
Natural Family Planning
Natural Family Planning (NFP) is an effective, church-approved method of planning pregnancy through observing and interpreting fertility signs. For more information or to register, visit the Couple to Couple League at www.ccli.org
Fee: $75 (scholarship funding is available).
Daily - By appointment in the Nutrition Services Offices at St. Nicholas Hospital and Prevea Plymouth Health Center.
One-on-one nutrition education and counseling is available to help individuals manage their weight, cholesterol levels or other nutrition-related health concerns. Sessions must be scheduled individually. Fee.
Pets and Your Newborn
A veterinarian offers tips to help smooth the getting-acquainted process between your newborn and your pet. Free.
End-stage renal disease patients prepare for the time when they will need dialysis.
RESTORE is a medically-supervised exercise program for those who are weakened or de-conditioned due to conditions such as arthritis, congestive heart failure, diabetes, neuromuscular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome, etc. Under the direction of nurses and exercise physiologists, participants follow an individualized treatment plan for exercise and education. Fee.
Safe Driver Assessment
One must obtain a doctor’s prescription for a driving
assessment prior to calling St. Nicholas Hospital
Rehabilitation Services at 920/459-4642 to schedule
Occupational Therapists at St. Nicholas Hospital are able to
assess skill areas that may affect your ability to drive safely. These areas include vision, perception, cognition, and motor performance. There is no over-the-road testing performed. This assessment is appropriate for clients concerned with physical changes due to age or disability, mental changes, and difficulty maintaining focus.
Stroke Support Group
The support group benefits all stroke survivors,family members and care partners who want to learn more about strokes as well as how to best support their loved ones after a stroke.
The support group is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Special events and guest speaker information will be updated as it becomes available. Childcare is not available.
The group meets the fourth Thursday of every month from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
TLC: Together we Live with Cancer
Together we Live with Cancer (TLC) is a "Supportive Community" that provides cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers with health and wellness opportunities for the body, mind, heart and spirit. TLC offers "Support & Sandwich Sessions for Cancer Survivors & Caregivers" that meet twice a month, a quarterly Supportive Newsletter, and a variety of Survivor Activities throughout the year. All TLC events and activities are open to anyone experiencing cancer in their life (survivors, family, friends and caregivers) throughout the many stages of the disease (newly diagnosed, in treatment, or months and years after diagnosis). TLC is sponsored by Matthews Oncology Associates, Sheboygan Cancer & Blood Specialists, and St. Nicholas Hospital. Registration is not required.
Well Said: Loving the Food Label
Do you find yourself looking at food labels at the grocery store, at home or before you open a snack? Do you know what it all means? Do you find yourself getting frustrated? Then come to this informative nutrition label session, presented by Deb Guenterberg, MS,RD, CD. Deb will have many labels to look at and discuss or, better yet, bring some of your own labels that you have questions about. Do you have high blood pressure or cholesterol? Do you need to look at labels for diabetes? These questions and more will also be addressed.
WIAA Sports Physicals
A sports physical is required by the WIAA to participate in high school athletics. A sports physica must be performed every other year. The physical consists of two parts: medical history and physical exam. All participants will receive a free concussion baseline test and a dri-fit t-shirt in addition to the physical.
Fee: $20.00 (all proceeds donated to your school's Athletic Department.)
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line
The Quit Line is free, sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Wisconsin Well Woman
This program provides mammograms for women ages 50-64 who are uninsured or underinsured and who meet income guidelines.