Platte Valley Medical Center Events – Aug. 2014

Cancer Support Group
Saturdays, August 9 & 23 11:00, a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center offers a monthly support group to help cancer patients and their families cope with the uncertainties and overwhelming feelings that cancer brings. Research shows that a support group can help people emotionally and even improve their physical health through treatment. The Cancer Support Group is held in the hospital’s Oncology Clinic, which is located at 1606 Prairie Center Parkway in Suite 270 of the Medical Office Building. Please call the Oncology Clinic at (303) 498-2200 to RSVP. Refreshments and snacks are provided.

Cardiac Support Group
Tuesday, August 12, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
If you are currently being treated for heart disease and are interested in meeting other patients, this group is for you. We offer a forum of mutual respect and courtesy about the challenges and insights your illness has presented. Meeting agendas include guest speakers discussing topics related to cardiac disease, and new information regarding treatment, medicines, and prognoses. To register, call Danielle at High Plains Heart & Vascular Center (303) 659-7000.

Total Joint University
Tuesday, August 12, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Total Joint University (TJU) is a class for individuals who are scheduled for, or are contemplating, a joint replacement procedure.  TJU is designed to provide the information you need Ð from pre-op, to day of, to your hospital stay and recovery Ð to help you proceed with confidence. Seating is limited and reservations are required.  RSVP now via email at or by calling (303) 498-1840.

Girls’ Night Out
Thursday, August 28, 5:30 Ð 8:30 p.m.
The women’s health event you’ve all been waiting for is returning again. Leave the kids at home, and gather your girlfriends, your mom, and your sisters. Enjoy live music and dancing, wine, luscious chocolate desserts, and hors d’oeuvres. Pamper yourself with a free hand massage, learn more about your health, tour our luxurious Women’s Imaging Center, Women’s & Newborn Center and Endoscopy Suite, receive free health screenings, and walk away with lots of free gifts and health information. Registration is open now; space is limited so reserve your spot today! Learn more and register at or by calling 303-498-1481.

Childbirth Education
Platte Valley Medical Center offers a variety of Childbirth Education classes to help you prepare for this exciting time in your life. Our comprehensive educational programs will help you be successful at every stage in the process. Visit for a complete schedule and to register online.

Tuesdays: 4:45 -5:20 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:15 Ð 12:50 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center
303-498-1840 for details or

Tuesdays, 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.
Platte Valley Medical Center
303-498-1840 for details or

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