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Health Events for February

By Staff reports on January 20, 2023

Table for Two 

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Spartanburg Medical Center 

A certified lactation specialist facilitates an open, supportive forum to talk about the challenges and joys of breastfeeding in a casual gathering for breastfeeding moms and babies from birth through six months. Meet other mothers, discuss concerns and learn tips on breastfeeding and life with a new baby.   

 

Healthy and Balanced-Spartanburg  

Thursday, Feb. 2, 5 to 6 p.m. 

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health

Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a nutrient-rich diet and engaging in regular physical activity after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals!  Join us monthly and work towards being healthy and balanced.  

 

Cholesterol 101  

Monday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m. to noon 

Aspens at Verdae 

Join us in the media room at Aspens at Verdae to hear Kerri Stewart, registered dietitian with Spartanburg Regional’s heart resource center, answer questions about cholesterol  plus share steps you can take to help control high cholesterol. If interested, come early for a free blood pressure screening from 10 to 11 a.m.  

 

Prepared Breastfeeding   

Monday, Feb. 6, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Our breastfeeding class is an in-depth introduction that includes the benefits of breastfeeding for mom and baby. In this class, you will learn about milk production, feeding cues, latching techniques, milk storage and problem-solving tips for successful breastfeeding. A Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) teaches this class. Please note that the first breastfeeding class offering of the month is ONLINE, and the second breastfeeding class offering of the month is IN PERSON.

 

Community Blood Pressure Screening  

YMCA-Eastside  

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 9 to 11 a.m. 

Pelham Medical Center partners with the YMCA-Eastside to offer a free blood pressure screening. In addition to having your blood pressure checked, you will receive a tracking card to help keep up with your numbers, plus education about what the numbers mean and ways to control hypertension. 

 

Cancer Survivorship: Screen Printing   

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute-Spartanburg

The Cancer Survivorship Program will offer monthly opportunities for survivors to fellowship with one another while creating art projects. The Wofford Art Museum will host this session on screen printing inside the Gibbs Auditorium. 

 

Registered Nurse (RN) Open Interviews-Pelham Medical Center  

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2 to 5 p.m. 

Pelham Medical Center  

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is hiring RNs at Pelham Medical Center in Greer, S.C. and we want you to join us for on-the-spot interviews! 

What we offer registered nurses: 

  • Sign-on bonuses 
  • Premium pay for nights and weekend shifts 
  • Lifetime tuition benefits + continuing education discounts (ask us for the list of eligible schools) 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plans 
  • Plenty of Paid Time Off 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Dependent Care and Medical 
  • 401k with matching 

 

Cooking Up Confidence: Skills in the Everyday Kitchen  

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

Virtual  

Medical Group of the Carolinas - Diabetes Education is hosting a two-class cooking series. The classes are free, but space is limited. You will need to pre-order, purchase, and pick up a FoodShare Spartanburg box before each class. For more information, please click on the link.  

 

Registered Nurse (RN) Open Interviews-Restorative Care

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2 to 5 p.m. 

Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care 

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is hiring RNs at Spartanburg Hospital for Restorative Care and we want you to join us for on-the-spot interviews! 

What we offer registered nurses: 

  • Sign-on bonuses 
  • Premium pay for nights and weekend shifts 
  • Lifetime tuition benefits + continuing education discounts (ask us for the list of eligible schools) 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plans 
  • Plenty of Paid Time Off 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Dependent Care and Medical 

 

Prepared Parents Infant Care  

Thursday, Feb. 9, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Spartanburg Medical Center    

This course prepares expectant parents for their baby's impending arrival. Topics include breastfeeding, diapering, bathing, and medical and safety information. A local pediatrician and a perinatal educator will lead this class.   

 

Cooking with Cardiology 

Thursday, Feb. 9, 6 to 7 p.m. 

Virtual 

Heart health starts at home! Research shows that families who share meals regularly reap many benefits. Meals cooked at home tend to be more nutritious and cooking together is a great opportunity for family members to engage in positive social interaction. 

Jason Rousseau, DO with Medical Group of the Carolinas - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, and his wife Ashley, RN at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in the Catheterization Lab, will demonstrate their take on pan-seared salmon with roasted vegetables —a nourishing meal their family enjoys together. 

 

Community Blood Pressure Screening  

Monday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Monday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Senior Action  

Pelham Medical Center partners with Senior Action Greenville to offer free blood pressure screenings. In addition to having your blood pressure checked, you will receive a tracking card to help keep up with your numbers plus education about what the numbers mean and ways to control hypertension. 

 

Prepared Childbirth   

Monday, Feb. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 6 to 8 p.m. 

Learn everything you need to know about the childbirth process and the options available during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. In this class, we provide the information you need to reduce anxiety and help you have a more positive birth experience. Prepared Childbirth is a comprehensive, fact-based, fun class covering various topics about your baby's birthday.   

 

Cardiac Connection  

Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. 

Spartanburg Regional Heart Wellness Center 

Cardiac Connection is a community for people of all ages with or at risk for heart disease. The monthly group supports people of all ages who have experienced a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack or stroke, had surgery related to the heart or are at risk for heart disease. Relevant topics and speakers vary each month. In addition, we offer encouragement and lifestyle improvement activities. You may also connect with others who have had similar experiences. If you or a loved one are interested, please join us.   

 

Weight Loss Surgery-Online Support Group 

Thursday, Feb. 16, noon to 1 p.m. 

Online Class

This group provides Upstate area support for patients in all phases of the weight loss surgery process. Combined with the help of friends and family members, this support group allows you to network with others who have experienced similar challenges and lifestyle changes after weight loss surgery. Patients who have not yet had their surgery are encouraged to attend.   

  

Safe Kids 101 for New and Expecting Parents

Thursday, Feb. 16, 4 to 5 p.m. 

Online Event  

This one-hour webinar includes safety topics that will help you keep your child safe and avoid accidents and injuries.

Class information includes information about basic car seat features, installation techniques and how to choose an appropriate car seat based on your child's age, height and weight.  

Learn ways to avoid accidents in the home involving fire, burns, drowning, falls, and poisonings. Know how to identify safe and unsafe sleep environments for your baby.  

 

A New Model of Heart Care  

Tuesday, Feb. 21, noon to 1 p.m. 

Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute - Pelham  

If you are living with heart failure, education and special medical attention can keep you out of the hospital and help you live a more healthy, active life. Spartanburg Regional's Heart Failure Clinic provides heart failure disease management designed to improve quality of life. The heart failure clinic is comprised of nurse practitioners and registered nurses who partner with your cardiologist, primary care physicians and other healthcare providers to develop a plan of care to help you accomplish medical and personal goals. 

 

Diabetes Wellness Circle

Tuesday, Feb. 21, noon to 1 p.m. 

 Online Event  

Diabetes Wellness Circle is an online and in-person support group that supports, encourages, and educates anyone living with diabetes. Everyone is welcome. Meetings have 30-45 minutes of education followed by 15 minutes of discussion. Please join the forum and then stay as long as you are able.   

 

Virtual Veg Edge & Cooking with Cardiology-Heart Month Special  

Wednesday, Feb. 22, noon to 1 p.m. 

Online Event  

This month, Tracey Coleman, Nurse Practitioner with the Heart Failure Center, will be preparing a heart healthy bowl as we talk about all thing's cardiovascular health. This wholesome meal is perfect both for those with Congestive Heart Failure and those trying to prevent any cardiovascular disease! 

 

Heart Health  B.A.S.I.C.S. 

Thursday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Heart Wellness Center 

Come join us to learn more about overall heart health! At this event you can have your blood pressure checked, speak with a nurse about your results and ask questions that you may have about medications, prevention and more, discuss heart-healthy nutrition with a registered dietitian, learn how to practice mindfulness and meet with an exercise physiologist and take a tour of the gym. 

 

Community Blood Pressure Screening 

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to noon 

Middle Tyger YMCA Family Center 

Pelham Medical Center partners with the Middle Tyger YMCA Family Center to offer a free blood pressure screening. In addition to having your blood pressure checked, you will receive a tracking card to help keep up with your numbers, plus education about what the numbers mean and ways to control hypertension.