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Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar
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Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar

Free

with Bariatrics Program

Calendar Next session starts Jul 28, 2020 at 6 pm
5 additional sessions through Dec 22, 2020

Our informational seminars make it easy to learn everything you need to know, from our team's qualifications to what to expect, and how to get started on your weight-loss journey. These sessions offer the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions to help you prepare for a one-on-one consultation with our bariatric surgeon.

Sign up for this free seminar by calling 518-693-4699.

For more information, visit our Saratoga Bariatric Center website.

8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards
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8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards

$80

with David Nelson

Calendar Next session starts Aug 1, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 1 week
2 additional sessions through Dec 5, 2020

This is an eight-hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard license from the New York State Department of State. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.

The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

Please bring a government-issued photo I.D. and $80.00 cash payment. Registration is required. Call 518-580-2450.

Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group
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Bariatric Weight Loss Support Group

Free

with Bariatrics Program

Calendar Next session starts Aug 3, 2020 at 6 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2020

This group offers information and support for people throughout all phases of their weight-loss programs, and is open to all individuals, including those considering surgical options.

There are different speakers/topics each month. No registration required. Visit Saratoga Bariatric Center's website for more information.

Breastfeeding Basics

$25

with Kelly Duheme

Calendar Next session starts Aug 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
4 additional sessions through Dec 7, 2020

Please register only one person per couple.

Join us to learn all about breastfeeding with Kelly Duheme, IBCLC. We will discuss breastfeeding techniques and positions, benefits for both mom and baby, what to expect in the early days, and how your baby's feeding needs may change over time. Learn to read your baby's hunger cues. Attending this class before your baby arrives can help prepare you for a smooth start on your breastfeeding journey. 

Registration is required. Please call 518-580-2450, or register online.

We offer discounts for active/retired military, hospital employees, and Medicaid. We also offer 15% off education packages when you register for three or more classes. Contact communityed@saratogahospital.org with any questions.

Full Course

Childbirth Preparation Series (3 Classes)

$75

with Courtney Keller

Calendar Next session starts Aug 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will meet on August 5, 12, and 25 from 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Please register only one person per couple.

Childbirth Preparation is a three-class series designed to educate expectant parents on their options during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. We will discuss having a healthy pregnancy, the work of labor and birth, coping with labor, options for medications and other interventions, being an active participant in your care, the role of the birth partner, and the first 48 hours after birth.

In light of heightened concerns related to COVID-19, Saratoga Hospital has implemented enhanced safety precautions for all participants. You may review them here: Childbirth Education Safety Precautions.

Registration is required. Please sign up online or call Community Education at 518-580-2450.

Full Course
Caregiver Support Group
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Caregiver Support Group

Free

with Pierre Zimmerman

Calendar Next session starts Aug 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
4 additional sessions through Dec 3, 2020

In this monthly caregiver support group, facilitated by Pierre Zimmerman, M.S., of One Roof Holistic Health Center, we will:

  • Address issues of self-care, and how to practice it in the midst of caring for someone else.
  • Identify sources of stress, and learn skills to cope and take action to reduce that stress.
  • Explore ways to feel healthier, including practical solutions for constructive communication.
  • Discover how to clarify your needs and meet them without feeling guilt, anger, or resentment. 

Pre-registration is requested. Please call 413-992-7012.

This support group is funded by the Saratoga Hospital Patient Cancer Fund. 

16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards
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16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards

$160

with David Nelson

Calendar Next session starts Aug 8, 2020 at 8 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through Dec 12, 2020

This is a 16 hour course, taken over two days, which must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism.

The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course. Prerequisite is successful completion of 01PAT 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards (license in hand) AND an employment offer as a security guard.

Bring your security guard license and $160.00 cash payment. Registration is for both Day 1 and Day 2 of the course. To register, please call 518-580-2450.

Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar
Online Registration Unavailable

Bariatric Surgery Informational Seminar

Free

with Bariatrics Program

Calendar Next session starts Aug 11, 2020 at 6 pm
4 additional sessions through Dec 8, 2020

Our informational seminars make it easy to learn everything you need to know, from our team's qualifications to what to expect, and how to get started on your weight-loss journey. These sessions offer the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions to help you prepare for a one-on-one consultation with our bariatric surgeon.

Sign up for this free seminar by calling 518-693-4699.

For more information, visit our Saratoga Bariatric Center website





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