Each month, October through May, Mercy will host a one-hour presentation on health care issues relevant to Siouxland. Mercy 101 will 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 2013-2014 session:
Radon in the HomeTuesday, January 286:30 - 7:30 pmLeiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center Radon is an ever present danger in Siouxland homes. Attend this informative presentation by Dr. Cynthia Wolff of Akron Mercy Medical Clinic to find out how to protect yourself from this health threat. The Heart of the MatterTuesday, February 256:30 - 7:30 pmLeiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center Anita Wilson, ARNP, of Mercy Cardiology will speak about current heart procedures and how to keep your heart healthy. The Keys to Healthy LivingTuesday, March 256:30 - 7:30 pmLeiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center Kim Gordon of Sioux City's Blue Zone, will speak about the value of adding a few healthy habits to your life and what the Blue Zones Project means to Sioux City. Flying High over Siouxland: Mercy Air CareTuesday, April 226:30 - 7:30 pmLeiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Centers 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 the past 20+ years. Supplement and International Medications--Buyer BewareTuesday, May 276:30 - 7:30 pmLeiter Room--1st Floor, Mercy Medical Center Dr. Brett Bieber will provide tips and information about the safest way to purchase and utilize supplements and will also share information about how international medications may appear more cost effective, but may actually be gambling with your health.