Each month, October through May, Mercy will host a one-hour presentation on health care issues relevant to Siouxland. Mercy 101 will usually be held the last Tuesday of each month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm and cover a variety of health related topics. All classes are free of charge and held in Mercy Medical Center's Leiter Room, unless otherwise noted. Along with the presentations, you will have the opportunity to receive free health screenings and giveaways. Pre-registration is required by emailing MercyEducation@mercyhealth.com or calling 712-279-2507.
The following course have been scheduled for the 2014- 2015 session:
Flying High Over Siouxland: Mercy Air Care
Tuesday, October 14
Presented by the crew of Mercy Air Care
Join us to learn about the history of Mercy Air Care and what it is like to attend to the most critically ill and injured patients in the area for over 25 years.
Top Ten Nutrition Trends and Traps
Tuesday, November 11
Presented by Cindy Gates
Nutrition Trends and Traps Part 1
Nutrition Trends and Traps Part 2
Deep Brain Stimulation
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Presented by Dr. Matthew Johnson, Neurosurgeon with CNOS
Learn how DBS may provide therapeutic benefits for people with otherwise treatment-resistant movement and affective disorders such as essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.