Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario

351 S.W. 9th Street
Ontario, Oregon 97914
Phone: (541)881-7000
Toll Free: 1-877-225-4762


Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario wants your joint replacement surgery to be as easy and successful as possible, we strongly recommend that all patients having a hip or knee replaced attend one of our Joint Replacement Education Classes. The doctors, nurses, and therapy team members will work together ALONG with you so that you and your coach know exactly what to expect. Our information will be cover preparing for the day of surgery all the way through to your successful recovery.

This class is designed for you and your 'coach' to become a part of Your personal health team. Plan to attend one of the sessions PRIOR to your surgery. Please bring any information your physician has given you. Remember, the earlier the better so make plans as soon as you know your having surgery.

Classes will be held in the Weiser River Conference Room at 1:00 pm. Remember to bring the paperwork from your physician. To ensure you have a space, or additional information, contact the Case Managers at 541-881-7357
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1st, 15th, or 29th
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SAMC Ontario Events, Classes and Programs

Better Breathers and A.W.A.K.E
Better Breathers and A.W.A.K.E are informational sessions that are provided free of charge to individuals in the community who would like to gain a better understanding about issues related to sleep disorders, asthma, or any type of breathing issue. These sessions are offered the third Thursday of each month, at 3:30pm. For more information and to learn of other services offered by the Sleep Disorders Center call (541) 881-7170

Fit and Fall Proof
Did you know that 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 fall each year, and that most hip fractures happen because someone fell?

Linda Getten of HRMC’s Home Health has created a program to help local seniors learn exercises to gain strength and balance. Classes are free of charge and a wonderful way for seniors to gain knowledge and network with others. Classes are offered at the Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center on Tuesdays at 10:00am. Please call to sign up, (541) 881-7330

Bone and Joint Clinics
The Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center offers free Orthopedic Joint Screening Clinics the first Wednesday evening of each month starting at 6pm. These screenings are designed to provide assistance and guidance in caring for shoulder, knee, foot, or hand pain. A physical therapist, occupational therapist, or orthopedic surgeon will make appropriate recommendations.

Be sure to make an appointment. Call (541) 881-8330

Living With Diabetes
The Dietary Department at HRMC works very hard to bring information and support to those in need. The nationally recognized Diabetic Education classes are taught by a team of knowledgeable professionals including licensed Dietitians, pharmacists, and physical therapists. This hospital based program has both a group and individual element which helps provide a comprehensive experience for patients. This program and support group helps with Diabetic self management. Discussion topics include meal planning, stress management, tips for blood glucose monitoring and much more.

You must be referred by a physician; you will also need to contact your insurance provider to find out whether the program is covered under your plan. Most insurance carriers cover the cost of the program, and most physicians will support your desire to learn self-management skills.
For more information call the Diabetic Education Office at (541) 881-7490.

Classes are held the 1st Wednesday of each month from 9am-4pm

Diabetic Support Group
This class is a wonderful way to get useful information and learn the experiences of others in managing diabetes. Have support and give support. You will learn tricks and techniques of living a happy, healthy life while interacting and meeting other people in the community. Experts always present to answer any questions. For more information call the Diabetic Education Office at (541) 881-7490

Classes are held the 3rd Thursday of each month from 2pm-3pm

For information on any of the following Maternity/OB classes call 541-881-7310

Family Support
‘Baby and Me’ sessions offer educational support for babies & parents including topics such as; introduction to infant CPR, summer fun with baby, & potty training. Offered Tuesdays from 10-11am

Parent Refresher
This is a one-evening review class for the mother and coach who have previous childbirth experience. The class is an update on birthing options and includes a tour of the maternity unit. Offered the 1st Monday of each month from 6-7pm

note: there are NO classes in July or September

Sibling Class
A one time, hour long class offered to help children ages 3-10 explore their feelings about mom’s pregnancy and the upcoming birth of their new brother of sister. They are welcome to bring their favorite doll or stuffed animal to practice holding and wrapping a new baby. Offered the 1st Monday of each month from 6-7pm

note: there are NO classes in July or September

Breastfeeding Support & Encouragement Sessions
Group discussions led by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant who can answer all of your breastfeeding questions and get encouragement and support from other moms. Offered every Tuesday from 11am-noon

Childbirth Classes

The Childbirth Class Schedule is:

November 9, 2010
January 11, 2011
March 16, 2011
May 17, 2011
July 19, 2011
September 20, 2011
November 15, 2011

The prenatal class dates below are for the evening Prenatal Breastfeeding Class which is incorporated into the last class of each childbirth class series. This class helps you get off to a great start with your baby.

Prenatal upcoming sessions are as follows:
December 7, 2010
February 8, 2011
April 12, 2011
June 14, 2011
August 16, 2011
October 18, 2011
December 13, 2011

2009 Healthcare Provider BLS CPR

  • Mandatory for:
    • All Clinical Staff
    • Radiology Technicians
    • Respiratory Therapy
    • Physical Therapy
  • Mandatory Pre-study / Book ? Contact Paula Snyder, ext 016 or Mike Asplund, ext 043, to check out a CPR manual
  • Allow 5 hours for completion
  • Must RSVP to 181-7016 (Limited to 6)
  • NEO (New Employee Orientation) days are open to all, however, orientees have priority
Date Type Time Location Instructor
Mar 23 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Apr 1 Full Course 8:00 a.m. SRCR Luba
Apr 16 Full Course 1:00 p.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3 *Cindy
Apr 27 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR *Cindy
May 7 Full Course 1:00 p.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
May 26 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR *Cindy
Jun 9 Full Course 8:00 a.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3 *Cindy
Jun 29 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR *Cindy
Jul 14 Full Course 1:00 p.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Jul 27 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Aug 20 Full Course 8:00 a.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Aug 24 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Sep 9 Full Course 1:00 p.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Sep 28 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Oct 13 Full Course 8:00 a.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Oct 26 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Nov 5 Full Course 1:00 p.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Nov 16 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  
Dec 2 Full Course 8:00 a.m. Conference Room 1, 2, 3  
Dec 21 NEO 12:15 p.m. SRCR  

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