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Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, January 15, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Monday, January 24, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

Health Styles House Calls

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Noon to 1 pm
Join us for a live and online presentation about Knee Arthroscopy with SBL Orthopedic Surgeon Timothy Gray, MD. Noon to 1 pm • Wednesday, January 26 This event is FREE. Attend and be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card. Timothy Gray, MD will discuss the topic of knee arthroscopy. To receive the zoom invite, and to send your questions to Timothy Gray, email Chris Kessler, SBL Community Outreach Service Representative. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, February 3, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Feb 16 & 23

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Joint Replacement Class - Tuesdays

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
9 to 11 am
We offer this class for people who will be undergoing joint replacement surgery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. The two-hour class includes a comprehensive overview including what to expect before the surgery and after, pain management, physical therapy, and arrangements for care after the surgery. Our goal is for a successful, positive experience and to minimize pain following surgery. Classes are now being held at: Center for Healthy Living Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 (Upstairs conference room) For more information, contact Sarah Dirks, MSN, RN at 217-258-2447. *Class dates and times are subject to change. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, February 26, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, February 28, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, March 10, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, March 26, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, March 31, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Friday, April 1, 2022
Noon to 2 pm
Colon cancer is treatable in its earliest stages, and periodic screenings are needed for early detection. A limited number of free Hemosure colon cancer screening kits are available on a first-come first-served basis. This easy-to-do free screen is non-invasive and has a 97 percent accuracy rate! Where and when can I get a kit? Available while supplies last. Your kit must be picked up in person. Visit this page to pre-register. SBL Center for Healthy Living 1004 Health Center Dr., Suite 110, Mattoon, IL 61938 Friday, April 1, 2022 Noon to 2 pm For more information, call the SBL Gastroenterology Clinic at 217-258-4155. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

CPR

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - April 12 & 20

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - April 19 (Recert)

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
8 am to noon
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

SBL Open Interviews

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
6 am to 5 pm
Are you looking for a New Career in Healthcare? If you are looking for a career in healthcare plan to talk to a Human Resources Business Partner and see what opportunities are here for you. No appointment necessary Bring your resume Read more

International Trauma Life Support April 23-24

Saturday, April 23, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Free Colon Cancer Screenings

Friday, April 29, 2022
Noon to 2 pm
Colon cancer is treatable in its earliest stages, and periodic screenings are needed for early detection. A limited number of free Hemosure colon cancer screening kits are available on a first-come first-served basis. This easy-to-do free screen is non-invasive and has a 97 percent accuracy rate! Where and when can I get a kit? Available while supplies last. Your kit must be picked up in person. Visit this page to pre-register. SBL Evergreen Clinic 1104 West Evergreen Ave., Effingham, IL 62401 Friday, April 29, 2022 Noon to 2 pm For more information, call the SBL Gastroenterology Clinic at 217-258-4155. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, April 30, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, May 26, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Sports Physicals - Sullivan

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Thursday, June 2, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Memory Day

Saturday, June 4, 2022
9:30 am
A special day of remembrance geared toward children. In celebration of Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice Memory Day’s 22nd anniversary, children ages five to 15 are invited to participate in the event. Memory Day will focus on cherished memories children have of people in their lives they have lost. As part of the event, children will pay tribute to their special loved ones, and participate in group activities focusing on grief. There is no charge to participate in Memory Day, however, an adult is requested to stay with the child during the program. Also, in respect of the health of the community, masks are required. Event will take place in the lobby of Praire Pavilion 2 on the SBL Campus. Please RSVP your attendance to SBL Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - June 7 & 15

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Safe Sitters

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 8, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Wednesday, June 8, 2022 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 9, 2022

Thursday, June 9, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, June 9, 2022 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, June 9, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

Sports Physicals - Newton

Thursday, June 9, 2022
1 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, June 11, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2022 Fast Reads

Monday, June 13, 2022
9 to 11 am
Boys are encouraged to learn the importance of fitness and building brain-power this summer with Fast Reads. 9 to 11 am Every Monday & Wednesday beginning June 13, 2022 and ending with Run for the Bagel July 23, 2022. Mattoon Public Library Ages: Boys who have completed 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Fit Girls

Monday, June 13, 2022
9 to 11 am
Fit Girls is a nationally known fitness program for girls that uniquely combines training for a 5k (3.1 mile) race with reading and nutrition education. 9 to 11 am Every Monday & Wedneday beginning June 13, 2022 and ending with Run for the Bagel 5K, July 23, 2022. Mattoon Public Library Ages: Girls who have completed 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Altamont Medical Center

Monday, June 13, 2022
1 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - June 14 & 16

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm June 14 & 16 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Sports Physicals - Arthur

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Effingham Clinic

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
1 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Arcola

Thursday, June 16, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 21, 2022

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2022 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - June 23, 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Thursday, June 23, 2022 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Martinsville

Thursday, June 23, 2022
4 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Teen Cooking Class - June 28 & 30

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm June 28 & 30 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Sports Physicals - Mattoon

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Friday, July 1, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

CPR

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, July 7, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

Sports Physicals - Tuscola

Friday, July 8, 2022
8:30 am to noon
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Parent & Child Cooking Class - July 12, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, July 12, 2022 2nd floor of Klehm Hall at Eastern Illinois University Parking: N Coleman lot or S Coleman lot - Staff or student parking spots Ages: Students entering K through 5th grade. Fee: $15 per class • $5 additional children - please pay cash for extra child(ren) when attending class. This fee includes both the parent and child(ren) • Class sizes are limited to 16 children plus one parent. Featuring: Mexican Fiesta Taco Bar Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - SBL Charleston Family Practice

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Sullivan Recruit

Friday, July 15, 2022
7 am to 4 pm
Come to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Open Interview Event Bring your resume All healthcare worker openings within Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System Multiple shifts available Competitive wages, excellent benefit package – health, dental, vision, retirement and so much more Sign on bonuses for hot jobs No appointment necessary  SBL is an EEO employer that complies with the IDPH Healthcare Worker Background check law Thank you to Solid Rock Chapel for use of their facility! Read more

Teen Cooking Class - July 19 & 21

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
11 am to 1 pm July 19 & 21 Mattoon Middle School Ages: • Students who have completed 5th through 11th grade. • Limit - 12 kids/class Fee: $20 for the entire series Teen Cooking Class: How to read a recipe, preparing recipes, knife skills, food sanitation Healthy Communities will follow up with you to retrieve more information on your child regarding the upcoming class. Read more

Sports Physicals - Shelbyville

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Toledo

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
3 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Neoga

Thursday, July 21, 2022
8:30 am to noon & 1 to 3:30 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. Free school and sports physicals for Neoga Students. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, July 21, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Sports Physicals - Casey

Thursday, July 21, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Shelbyville

Thursday, July 21, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Sports Physicals - Newton

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
1 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Safe Sitters

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
Safe Sitter is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics including baby sitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of baby sitting. Class materials are included in the $30 fee. This course is open to community members. Class size is limited. Registration opens April 1, 2022 For more information and to register, please contact Harley Powley at 217-345-6822 or hpowley@sblhs.org Read more

Sports Physicals - Casey

Thursday, July 28, 2022
1 to 4 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, July 30, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Sports Physicals - Toledo

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
3 to 6 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Monday, August 8, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Sports Physicals - Sullivan

Monday, August 8, 2022
9 am to noon & 1 to 3 pm
Sarah Bush Lincoln is providing physicals to area athletes. The cost is $20 per physical with all fees being donated to the participating school’s athletic booster clubs. Immunizations will not be given at the clinics. Cash or check only will be accepted. Insurance will not be billed, nor will insurance co-pays be collected. Please make checks payable to Sarah Bush Lincoln. Parents must sign medical history form or be in attendance. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Eating for Gut Health

Thursday, August 18, 2022
6 pm
This program is free and open to public, but registration is requested by Monday, August 15. For more information or to register call 217 258-2130. Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, August 27, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Community Service Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, September 7, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
Topics discussed: - Advanced directives:      • Physician orders for life-saving treatment (POLSTs)      • Health care power of attorney      • Living will      • Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) - Home Medical services and education - Medicare advantage vs traditional Medicare - Medicare Part D - Home health and hospice education SBL staff will be available to complete the advance care directives with community members. Please RSVP to Janet Truesdale at jtruesdale@sblhs.org or call 217-258-2420. Read more

Community Service Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
11 am to 1 pm
Topics discussed: - Advanced directives:      • Physician orders for life-saving treatment (POLSTs)      • Health care power of attorney      • Living will      • Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) - Home Medical services and education - Medicare advantage vs traditional Medicare - Medicare Part D - Home health and hospice education SBL staff will be available to complete the advance care directives with community members. Please RSVP to Janet Truesdale at jtruesdale@sblhs.org or call 217-258-2420. Read more

Understanding Your Grief

Monday, September 19, 2022
6:30 to 8 pm
A support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. When someone you love dies, it can be hard to understand the complex and painful thoughts and feelings you often have. Join us for this FREE 8-week grief support group where you will explore different ways to help yourself heal. Eight weekly sessions 6:30 - 8 pm Mondays, starting September 19 through November 14. Center for Healthy Living To register, or for more information, call our bereavement counselor at 1-800-454-4055. Seating is limited. Masks are required. Read more

SBL Hospice Binga

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
5:30 pm
Come for the fun, play for the cause! Net proceeds support the new SBL Hospice House. To purchase tickets, call 217-258-2511. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Food and beverages available for purchase. Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, September 24, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Friday, September 30, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, October 3, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

CPR

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

SBL Hospice Annual Memorial Service

Sunday, October 9, 2022
2 pm
Celebrating the lives of those who we have loved. Please join us in a ceremony for love, life and remembrance. If you would like to have a photo of your loved one included in the slide show, please email a picture of your loved one along with their name. You may also include a paragraph of a short memory of your loved one to be read during the service. Please email to dsexton@sblhs.org by September 28. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Oct 12 & 19

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - October 11 (Recert)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
8 am to noon
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - Oct 15 &16

Saturday, October 15, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) is designed for EMS professionals, as well as ED/trauma nurses who must initially evaluate and stabilize the trauma patient. The course is designed so participants learn rapid assessment, aggressive resuscitation packaging, and transport. ITLS also stresses those conditions that cannot be stabilized in the field, and require immediate transport. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Vaccine Clinic

Saturday, October 15, 2022
8 am to Noon
Appointment Necessary Read more

Vaccine Clinic

Thursday, October 20, 2022
1 to 6 pm
Appointment Necessary Read more

Rotary High School Athletic Heart Screening

Saturday, October 22, 2022
What's happening? A free and painless electrocardiagram to make sure your heart is healthy, health history and physical examination. Who's eligible? Sophomore high school athletes What do I do? Your student's coach or athletic director will provide the registration information that should be returned Lori Richardson at: SBL Heart Center Attn: Lori Richardson, Clinic Supervisor 1000 Health Center Dr. Mattoon, IL 61938 Area Rotary clubs formed a unique partnership with the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation to help prevent premature deaths of seemingly healthy young athletes. Rotary clubs raise funds to provide free heart screenings to area high school sophomore athletes to uncover dangerous electrical abnormalities of the heart in addition to cardiomyopathy, an abnormality which can cause sudden death of athletes in the heat of competition. Twice a year, Sarah Bush Lincoln provides this free screening program to high school sophomore athletes. Brought to you by The SBL Heart Center and area Rotary Clubs. Read more

CPR

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Thursday, November 3, 2022
10 am to Noon
This is a six-week Course that begins on November 3, 2022. It will be held at the Effingham Library. This class will give YOU the caregiver tools to: • Help reduce stress • Communicate effectively with family members, doctors    and caregivers • Help reduce guilt, anger and depression • Make difficult decisions • Set goals and problem-solve Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

A Night of Lights

Thursday, November 17, 2022
5 to 7 pm
Everyone is invited to the Health Center for the kick-off of our holiday light display. After driving through the lights and getting a photo in the Christmas ornament, stop in the lobby at Entrance A for some free hot chocolate or cider, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, say hello to some of our therapy dogs and browse The Gift Shop. This year, we are partnering with Mattoon Lightworks and Douglas Hart Nature Center. They will also be hosting special events on the 17th from 5 to 7pm. At Lightworks, enjoy a  one-night-only opportunity to walk through the light display. Then, drive by the Douglas-Hart Nature Center to say “Hi” to their cheerful holiday characters! As you drive through, costumed characters will give out sweet treats to enjoy on the go. The lights at the Health Center and Mattoon Lightworks will be on through the holiday season. Read more

2022 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.     Read more

Pediactric Advance Life Support

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
The Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) course is designed for healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support through the stabilization or transport phases of a pediatric emergency. This course is designed to enhance the participant’s skills in the evaluation and management of an infant or child with respiratory compromise, circulatory compromise, or cardiac arrest. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Bootie Kamp Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 1, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

2022 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, December 3, 2022
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Monday, December 5, 2022
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in health care, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Read more

CPR

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
5:30 pm
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a hands-on learning experience designed to introduce the learner to the initial actions that should be taken in the event of a cardiac emergency. Participants will learn how to assess a victim of a cardiac arrest, how to access help, and how to begin providing life-saving interventions for those victims of sudden cardiac events. Healthcare providers are also instructed in the safe operation of an automated external defibrillator on children and adults. They are also instructed in the safe usage of a barrier device for providing mouth-to-mask ventilations and the use of a bag-valve mask device. Please contact the SBL EMS department at 217-258-2403 for registration information and price. Read more

2022 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! - Dec 7 & 15

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, January 6, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, January 7, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, January 9, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, January 13, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, January 16, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

SBL Hospice Volunteer Training Class

Friday, January 20, 2023
9 am to 4 pm
The training class will cover: history and philosophy of hospice; the role of the volunteer; family dynamics; communications; spiritual care; psychological issues; clinical issues surrounding the terminal illness; pain control; and grieving and bereavement. Training is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. 9 am to 4 pm Friday, January 20, 2023 either/or Friday, February 17, 2023 Sarah Bush Lincoln Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Drive, Suite 202 (Lincolnland Hospice office) • All Classes will run 9 am to 4 pm with a lunch break. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Monday, January 23, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, January 23, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, January 27, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, January 30, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, February 3, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Monday, February 6, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, February 6, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, February 10, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, February 13, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! Feb. 15 & 22

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, February 17, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

SBL Hospice Volunteer Training Class

Friday, February 17, 2023
9 am to 4 pm
The training class will cover: history and philosophy of hospice; the role of the volunteer; family dynamics; communications; spiritual care; psychological issues; clinical issues surrounding the terminal illness; pain control; and grieving and bereavement. Training is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. 9 am to 4 pm Friday, January 20, 2023 either/or Friday, February 17, 2023 Sarah Bush Lincoln Prairie Pavilion 2 1004 Health Center Drive, Suite 202 (Lincolnland Hospice office) • All Classes will run 9 am to 4 pm with a lunch break. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, February 18, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, February 20, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Friday, February 24, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Monday, February 27, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

2023 Mobile Mammography Schedule

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
10 am to 2:45 pm
The mobile mammography unit travels to the following counties: Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, and Moultrie. 10 am start time - last scheduled patient at 2:45 pm. January 6 - Quad Graphics – 9 am to 3 pm • 420 W Industrial Ave, Effingham, IL 9 - SBL Sullivan Clinic 10 - Masterbrand – 4 to 11 am • 501 W Progress, Arthur, IL 13 - Clark County Health Department, Martinsville, IL 16 - SBL Casey Clinic 17 - Mattoon Precision – 2408 S 14th St 23 - SBL Newton Clinic 24 - Mattoon YMCA 27 - First Mid Bank and Trust - 9 to 11 am • 500 W Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL                                                  1 to 3 pm • 515 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, IL 30 - SBL Arcola Clinic 31 - Toledo YMCA February 3 - Hobby Lobby, Effingham, IL 6 - Coles County Health Department – 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 7 - Agri – Fab, Sullivan, IL 10 - SBL Family Medical Center, Mattoon, IL 13 - SBL Neoga Clinic 14 - SBL Arthur Clinic 17 - Camargo Family Health Center 20 - SBL Altamont Medical Center 21 - SBL Casey Clinic 24 - SBL Newton Clinic 27 - SBL Arcola Clinic 28 - SBL Martinsville Clinic Dates and locations are subject to change. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Cheers!

Saturday, March 4, 2023
6 to 11 pm
Funding Healthcare Scholarships Join us for the 39th Annual Cheers! 6 to 11 pm • Saturday, March 4 Keller Convention Center, Effingham, IL • Cocktail party with heavy hors d'oeuvres • Music by 8South, Nashville, TN • Wine & Whiskey testing • Invitations are open to the public • Reservations are required $85 per ticket, call 217-258-2511 to purchase New this year - Poker Tournament Game Type: Hold 'em - 80 person limit Buy-in: $100 (includes admission to Cheers!) Time: 8 to 10:30 pm in Conference Rooms 1 & 2 Read more

Rotary High School Athletic Heart Screening

Saturday, March 4, 2023
Area Rotary clubs formed a unique partnership with the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Foundation to help prevent premature deaths of seemingly healthy young athletes. Rotary clubs raise funds to provide free heart screenings to area high school sophomore athletes to uncover dangerous electrical abnormalities of the heart in addition to cardiomyopathy, an abnormality which can cause sudden death of athletes in the heat of competition. Twice a year, Sarah Bush Lincoln provides this free screening program to high school sophomore athletes. Read more

SBL Post-Acute Care Meeting - Effingham

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
Noon to 1:30 pm
Presented by: Sasha Hollman, Director of Post-Acute Care, Case Management Topics for discussion: New SBL Services Prior Authorizations Home Health Referrals Hospice Updates Case Management Contacts Open Forum For Discussion Lunch will be provided - All registrants must RSVP. Please bring your business card for a chance to win a prize. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, March 9, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

SBL Post-Acute Care Meeting - Mattoon

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Noon to 1:30 pm
Presented by: Sasha Hollman, Director of Post-Acute Care, Case Management Topics for discussion: New SBL Services Prior Authorizations Home Health Referrals Hospice Updates Case Management Contacts Open Forum For Discussion Lunch will be provided - All registrants must RSVP. Please bring your business card for a chance to win a prize. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, March 25, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! April 11 & 18

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, April 13, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - April 18 (1 day recert)

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
8 am to Noon
This program is designed for emergency personnel who work in the pre-hospital setting or emergency department. Course includes information regarding types of trauma, basic and advanced trauma assessment as well as specialty groups of patients such as children and the elderly. Skills include advanced airway maneuvers, trauma packaging and helmet removal and specialty splints. It is a required course in SBL EMS system. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - April 22-23

Saturday, April 22, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program is designed for emergency personnel who work in the pre-hospital setting or emergency department. Course includes information regarding types of trauma, basic and advanced trauma assessment as well as specialty groups of patients such as children and the elderly. Skills include advanced airway maneuvers, trauma packaging and helmet removal and specialty splints. It is a required course in SBL EMS system. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, April 29, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of the critically ill or injured child or infant. This program is designed for advanced practice personnel such as physicians, respiratory therapists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and paramedics. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is required training for our EMS providers and ER nurses at SBL. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association and taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, May 25, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, May 30, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! June 7 & 14

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, June 8, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Thursday, June 22, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, June 24, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, July 5, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Monday, July 10, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, July 13, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, July 22, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, August 10, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! Aug. 16 & 23

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of the critically ill or injured child or infant. This program is designed for advanced practice personnel such as physicians, respiratory therapists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and paramedics. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is required training for our EMS providers and ER nurses at SBL. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association and taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, August 26, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, September 23, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! Oct. 10 & 17

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - October 10 (1 day recert)

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
8 am to Noon
This program is designed for emergency personnel who work in the pre-hospital setting or emergency department. Course includes information regarding types of trauma, basic and advanced trauma assessment as well as specialty groups of patients such as children and the elderly. Skills include advanced airway maneuvers, trauma packaging and helmet removal and specialty splints. It is a required course in SBL EMS system. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, October 12, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

International Trauma Life Support - October 14-15

Saturday, October 14, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program is designed for emergency personnel who work in the pre-hospital setting or emergency department. Course includes information regarding types of trauma, basic and advanced trauma assessment as well as specialty groups of patients such as children and the elderly. Skills include advanced airway maneuvers, trauma packaging and helmet removal and specialty splints. It is a required course in SBL EMS system. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, October 21, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of the critically ill or injured child or infant. This program is designed for advanced practice personnel such as physicians, respiratory therapists, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and paramedics. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is required training for our EMS providers and ER nurses at SBL. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association and taught by SBL instructors. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more

2023 Infant Child CPR

Thursday, November 30, 2023
6 to 7:30 pm
This course teaches the standards in infant child CPR from the American Heart Association and is taught by a certified CPR instructor. This course will teach parents or caregivers skills that can help save their infant or child’s life. Participants will not be certified in this course. Limited to 8 participants only. Fee is $5 per person. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Oh, Baby! Express

Saturday, December 2, 2023
9 am to 1 pm
(Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). Express includes all the topics from the two-week session but in a fast-paced Saturday morning session. This course is great for those whose schedules can’t accommodate the Two-Week Comprehensive, but still want to learn the essentials for delivery at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Oh, Baby! Express also makes a great refresher if this isn’t your first baby!   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Feed Me, I'm Yours Breastfeeding Seminar

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. A must if you plan to breastfeed! Whether this is your first baby or you just didn’t have a great breastfeeding experience before, this class will help prepare you for a successful breastfeeding journey! Class content includes: - Breastfeeding basics:  How to know you’re doing it right - Avoiding common breastfeeding pitfalls - How to know your baby is getting enough - Pumping:  Which pumps are best, going back to work, storing milk - What you really need vs. products you can live without - The benefits of breastfeeding Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring; birth partner can attend as well. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

2023 Two-Week Comprehensive Oh, Baby! Dec. 6 & 13

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6 to 9 pm
Fee is $30 per couple; this includes all course materials. $15 discounted rate for women on WIC or the Illinois Medical Card - please enter ohbaby in the Discount Code box on the next screen.) If you are unable to register online, or prefer to pay at the start of the class, please email Allison Masse, RN, CLC or call at 217-258-2229 (BABY). This course is ideal for those interested in Natural Childbirth and Active Labor methods.   Class content includes: - Pregnancy discomforts and danger signs - How to know when you’re really in labor - Stages of labor - Pain management during labor - Maximizing your labor progress - Common medical procedures in labor and delivery - Induced and augmented labors - Cesarean delivery - Guided tour of the Women & Children’s Center with one of our very own labor nurses! - Numerous birth videos PLUS focused teaching on the following topics: - Breathing and relaxation during labor - Birth partner’s role in labor - Understanding postpartum Social distancing will be implemented, and participants will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Bring a pillow and blanket to Week Two. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Pathways Through Grief

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6:30 to 8 pm
A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It meets 6:30 to 8 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Prairie Pavilion 2 (on the SBL campus). You will be greeted in the lobby. For more information about bereavement services, please call Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice at 1-800-454-4055. Read more

2023 Bootie Kamp, Infant Care Seminar

Thursday, December 14, 2023
6 to 8:30 pm
This class is offered free of charge to everyone. Class content includes: - How to care for your newborn - Newborn bath - Circumcision and cord stump care - SIDS prevention - Common newborn appearances (molding, milia, rash, etc) - Tips for calming a fussy baby - What you really need vs. products you can live without - Car seat safety information Car seat safety is now part of this class instead of a separate class. Information will be provided by police officers who are certified car seat technicians. You may bring your car seat installed in your vehicle and the car seat techs will assess it, ensuring that it is properly installed, and that it is the correct seat for your baby. Social distancing will be implemented, and the participant will be screened. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Nothing to bring except your installed car seat in your vehicle if you would like a safety check. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Read more

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Tuesday, December 26, 2023
8 am to 4 pm
This program teaches medical personnel to take care of cardiac emergencies that may be present in the acute care setting. Heart disease affects millions of people every year and makes up a significant number of patients seen in healthcare, so training in handling cardiac emergencies is a necessity. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, paramedics, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists. It's also a required course for paramedics in our EMS system as well as nurses in our critical care unit and emergency department. First-time students take a two-day course, while those seeking recertification enroll in a one-day course. It is an American Heart Association course and is taught by SBL instructors. Read more