Health events in the Four Corners

Calendar of EventsSouthwest Health System offers frequent opportunities for employees and the public to learn about health issues. This Calendar of Events provides an overview of what’s up-and-coming in Cortez, Dolores and Mancos Colorado. Tune in here for health events in the Four Corners area. In addition to classes, find support groups, awareness events and more. Mark your own calendar for those health events now!

To request that an event be added to our calendar, please contact us.

Sep
25
Wed
SHS Board Meeting
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

SHS Board Regular meeting usually meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday of each month in the EMS Training Room on the SHS Main Campus.

Sep
27
Fri
BLS- Basic Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Memorial Hospital, Room 209
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am

Classes are typically held in room 209 on the second floor of the hospital at 1311 N. Mildred Rd, Cortez, CO 81321. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $15/HeartCode Skills Testing

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Associatio

Oct
1
Tue
Diabetes Support Group @ Southwest Memorial Hospital Cafeteria
Oct 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Contact Laura Taylor (970-564-2276) or Jenny Nuuttila (970-564-2275) for more questions.

Oct
2
Wed
PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Heartcode) @ Southwest Memorial Hospital, Room 209
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm

Classes are typically held in room 209 on the second floor of the hospital at 1311 N. Mildred Rd, Cortez, CO 81321. Exceptions to that will be posted.

*Current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider is required prior to taking ACLS and/or PALS*

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. Psychomotor skills are reviewed and tested in-person during a skills session. This three-part delivery effectively blends cognitive learning with skills training.

To Register:

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $150/Traditional ACLS/PALS OR $65/HeartCode Skills Session ACLS/PALS

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Oct
3
Thu
PALS – Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Traditional) @ Southwest Memorial Hospital, Room 209
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am

Classes are typically held in room 209 on the second floor of the hospital at 1311 N. Mildred Rd, Cortez, CO 81321. Exceptions to that will be posted.

*Current certification in BLS Healthcare Provider is required prior to taking ACLS and/or PALS*

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® ACLS is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. Psychomotor skills are reviewed and tested in-person during a skills session. This three-part delivery effectively blends cognitive learning with skills training.

To Register:

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $150/Traditional ACLS/PALS OR $65/HeartCode Skills Session ACLS/PALS

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group @ Southwest Memorial Hospital Cafeteria
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Contact Laura Taylor (970-564-2276) or Jenny Nuuttila (970-564-2275) for more questions.

Oct
8
Tue
NRP- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (Blended Learning) @ Southwest Memorial Hospital, Room 209
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am

*All NRP are in partnership with the AAP.

About Blended Learning/HeartCode:
HeartCode® is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, case scenarios, and a written exam. Psychomotor skills are reviewed and tested in-person during a skills session. This three-part delivery effectively blends cognitive learning with skills training.

To Register:

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $65 NRP

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Oct
9
Wed
MCHD Board Meeting
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Montezuma County Hospital District – the landlord of the health system facility campus – is a Colorado Special Tax District meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Their meetings are open to the public.

Montezuma County Hospital District Board Meeting @ EMS Training Room in the EMS Station
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oct
11
Fri
BLS- Basic Life Support (HeartCode) @ Southwest Memorial Hospital, Room 209
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am

Classes are typically held in room 209 on the second floor of the hospital at 1311 N. Mildred Rd, Cortez, CO 81321. Exceptions to that will be posted.

About HeartCode:
HeartCode® BLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). This program uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with 5 BLS cases and an online multiple-choice written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on AHA BLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component, and Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA BLS Instructor, are the requirements for obtaining an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider card.

To Register:

Fees:
Southwest Health System employees attend free
Non-employee fees are: $15/HeartCode Skills Testing

The AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Associatio