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Classes & Events
Join us at Community Hospital to learn about a variety of healthcare topics from experts in our community.

Classes and support groups are located in Community Hospital's lower level conference room unless otherwise noted. Lunch is provided at Lunch 'n Learn classes.

All classes and support groups are free and open to the public. Please call (970) 256-6214 or click on the class below to register.

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5
AUG
Wed

SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS:
Is Surgical Weight Loss Right for You?
Wednesday August 5 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sign up to learn more about LapBand®, sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery. This is a free seminar presented by board certified general surgeons.

6
AUG
Thurs

ALL ABOUT JOINT REPLACEMENT
Pre Surgery Class
Thursday August 6 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
This class will help you and your family better understand what to expect during your total knee or hip replacement procedure and how to plan for the return to home and active life.

10
AUG
Mon

SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
Monday August 10 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
This support group is for those who have had weight loss surgery and those who are considering it. You’ll find people at various stages before and after surgery who share information, tips for success, and much more.

19
AUG
Wed

SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS:
Is Surgical Weight Loss Right for You?
Wednesday August 19 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Sign up to learn more about LapBand®, sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery. This is a free seminar presented by board certified general surgeons.

20
AUG
Thurs

ALL ABOUT JOINT REPLACEMENT
Pre surgery class
Thursday August 20 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
This class will help you and your family better understand what to expect during your total knee or hip replacement procedure and how to plan for the return to home and active life.

24
AUG
Mon

SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
Monday August 24 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
This support group is for those who have had weight loss surgery and those who are considering it. You’ll find people at various stages before and after surgery who share information, tips for success, and much more.

14
SEP
Mon

SHAPEDOWN
Weight Management for Children and Adolescents
Monday September 14 | 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shapedown is a 10-week class for youth ages 6 to 18, taught by a registered dietitian, behaviorist and physical therapist. Shapedown is physician-approved. Help your child:
  • Enhance self-esteem
  • Improve peer relationships
  • Adopt healthier habits
  • Begin to normalize their weight within their genetic potential
  • Initial consultation required prior to class participation. There is a fee for this class, insurance is accepted and several scholarships are available. For more information, please call (970) 256-6495.

    15
    SEP
    Tues

    GRAND VALLEY OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE EMPLOYER’S BREAKFAST
    Worker’s Compensation 2015 Legistation & Case Law Update
    Tuesday September 15 | 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Presented by: Carol Finley, Esq. and Associates Ritsema and Lyon, Grand Junction Office

    26
    SEP
    Sat

    OPTIFAST
    Open Enrollment - Start Anytime!
    Saturday September 26 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    The 18-week OPTIFAST program includes: Weekly lifestyle education classes, satisfying meal replacements, counseling and support and physician supervised weight loss program. Weekly program cost including meal replacements and you buy no other food. Price will drop after week 13 as you transition back to store bought food. For more information, pricing and your initial consultation, call Heather at (970) 242-9123 or e-mail us at Optifast@gjhosp.org.
    20
    OCT
    Tues

    GRAND VALLEY OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE EMPLOYER’S BREAKFAST
    A Review and What’s New in Functional Capacity Exams and Functional Testing in General
    Tuesday October 20 | 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
    Presented by Community Hospital’s TherapyWorks Staff