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WMMC Support Groups & Patient Education


Support Groups
There is no charge for participation in any of these groups.

ASK THE EDUCATOR (Diabetes) 

This group is for anyone diagnosed with diabetes and those who care for them.   

Meets: Fourth Tuesday of every other month from 6:00 – 7:30 pm; (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov)
Location: Innes 1 Conference Room (Main Floor)
For information: Call (660) 262-7504


BARIATRICS SUPPORT GROUP 

This group is for anyone who has had or is considering having bariatric surgery and those who support them.

Meets: Third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Conference Room 1 (Main Entrance)
For information: Call Surgical Services of Warrensburg at (660) 747-5558


BREAST CANCER 

This group is for any woman who has had breast cancer touch her life.

Meets: TBD
Location: TBD
For information:  


DIFFERENT STROKES FOR DIFFERENT FOLKS 

This group is for individuals who have survived stroke or brain injuries and those who care for them.

Meets: Second Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Location: Conference Room 1 (Main Entrance)
For information: Call (660) 262-7536



Educational Opportunities

BARIATRICS SEMINAR

This seminar discusses each bariatric procedure available at WMMC, adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, as well as healthy lifestyle choices. Click Here to watch Dr. Kenney's seminar online.

Meets: Third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Location: Conference Room 1 (Main Entrance)
For information: Call Surgical Services of Warrensburg at (660)747-5558


BREASTFEEDING CLASS

This class covers topics such as how to breastfeed; what to expect the first hours and days after birth; what to expect from baby; and complications with breastfeeding.

Meets: Every other month (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov)
For information: Call (660) 262-7519


CHILD BIRTHING CLASS

This two-night class covers signs of labor, breathing and relaxation tips, states of labor, comfort measures, labor positions, birth plans, medical interventions, pain medications, cesarean sections, post-partum care and newborn basics.

Meets: First and second Wednesday of each month 6:30-9:00pm    
For information: Call (660) 262-7519


INFANT CARE CLASS

This class includes newborn care, bathing, clothing, feeding, diaper changes, shots, hearing test, colic, lab tests, signs of illness, jaundice, crib and car seat safety.

Time: Offered every other month. Call for date. 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov)
For information: Call (660) 262-7519


CPR - ADULT & PEDIATRIC

Current American Heart Association instructors available for certification/recertification classes.

For information: Call the WMMC Education Department at (660) 262-7470

SAFE SITTER CLASSES

Designed to prepare students in grade 6+ to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. The instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students will even practice rescue skills like choking rescue and CPR. Learn more...


To register: Fill out the registration form and email it to Jennifer Evert at jevert@wmmc.com.
For information: Call the WMMC Education Department at (660) 262-7470 or email Jennifer Evert at jevert@wmmc.com.

 
 
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