Whether hosting an educational class at our facility or stepping out
into the community to give a seminar to students or local employees, St.Vincent
Frankfort is dedicated to seeking out and fulfilling the educational
needs of area residents.
What are you ready to learn
Our educational classes and
seminars are structured around providing you with the best learner-centered setting
possible. We strive for informal, comfortable settings and encourage open
dialogue among all participants. We offer a variety of educational
opportunities across a variety of disease states and targeted to diverse
groups. From our classes to seminars, we strive to offer something to benefit
How can I register for classes?
Please call St.Vincent Frankfort at (765) 656-3000 to
When is payment due?
Fee payment is due prior to the
first class. For prenatal classes, scholarships are available to assist with
the class fee−please contact
the Obstetrics Department at (765) 656-3300 for more information.
Breastfeeding class is offered for mothers-to-be who have decided to
nurse their infants and those who have not yet decided what method of infant
feeding they will choose. This class takes all the guesswork out of
breastfeeding by offering step-by-step instructions.
St.Vincent Frankfort conducts CPR training in the community,
including schools and workplaces. CPR classes are conducted on an as-needed
- Friends and family
- Heartsaver AED
- Healthcare provider
- First aid
This course uses standards set forth by the American Heart Association in teaching basic CPR for infants up to one year of age. As a parent, you will probably be the first person to respond if your new baby begins to choke or stops breathing. This class will teach you the skills you need to be prepared for such an emergency.
Interested in scheduling CPR
training? Call (765) 656-3000
also conducts infant CPR classes for expectant parents. These classes are
handled separately through the Obstetrics Department. See below for more
The Diabetic Educator at St.Vincent Frankfort helps
individuals balance their diabetes care with their lifestyle needs.
Understanding as much as possible about diabetes and its management is
the key to gaining control and feeling better.
Learn to Self-Manage Your Diabetes
Both group and individualized instruction on the self-management of diabetes
help those with diabetes learn to live an active, healthy lifestyle,
despite the challenges of their condition.
For more information on diabetes education: (765) 656-3340
We are excited that you are considering participating in our Prenatal
Program. We have a variety of different classes available to you that we hope
will meet your needs during the time you are waiting and planning for your new
Four Class Series
series is recommended for all first-time mothers and fathers. The topics
covered are labor and delivery, medications, breathing, relaxation, baby care
and parenting. We make every effort to include a tour of the Obstetrics
Department. Please plan on bringing the person who will be serving as your
coach, as well as two pillows for breathing and relaxation exercises. Remember
to wear comfortable clothing.
One Class 'Mini' Series
This one-day, four-hour course is an ideal refresher course or an optimal
choice for those who can't get away during the week. The topics covered are a
brief overview of labor and delivery, breathing and relaxation, as well as a
short discussion of medications. We make an effort to include a walk-through
tour of the Obstetrics Department, which is dependent on the events occurring
in the department at the time. Please plan on bringing the person who will be
serving as your coach, as well as two pillows for breathing and relaxation
exercises. Remember to wear comfortable clothing.
Brothers and sisters are an important part of your growing family. This
class is designed to be attended by expectant sibling(s) ages 2-9 and their
parent(s). The class reinforces how they are special and answers questions they
might have about the hospital and their role as a BIG brother or BIG sister.