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Community Outreach

Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Community Outreach program is based on our dedication to provide our community access to excellent health care and our commitment to becoming the health care institution choice for residents of our community.

Through community outreach, BRMC seeks to educate our community on various health and wellness programs to promote a healthier lifestyle for all community residents. BRMC strives to establish meaningful partnerships with community organizations, education institutions, local businesses and nonprofit sectors to raise awareness of various programs offered to our primary and secondary service areas. For information regarding our outreach initiatives or to schedule a program contact Stacy Williams at 814-362-8288 or email swilliams@brmc.com.

Our Community Outreach initiatives include:

Speakers Bureau

BRMC offers a comprehensive Speakers Bureau that brings customized programs to clubs, schools, and other organizations in our community. This program provides medical expertise and educational programs to our service area. Presenters are clinical experts on disease prevention, detection, treatment, and other various topics. Presentations may be tailored to meet your program objectives.

 

Family & Friends CPR Training

Family & Friends CPR is a free training for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life. The course is taught by certified health professionals and skills are taught through hands-on activities. If your organization is interested in the free training, contact 814-362-8288 for more information. For a course schedule, click here.

Health/Wellness Fairs & Events

As part of our mission to promote community health, BRMC regularly participates in various community health events. Call Stacy Williams at 814-362-8288 or email swilliams@brmc.com to request the hospital’s participation in a local health/wellness event or activity.

Helping Hands Retreat

Helping Hands Retreat is a free day camp for children ages 7-12 that have experienced a loss of a loved one, pet, or friend through separation, divorce, or death.   The activities are designed to help children understand the stages of grief and to know they are not alone in their grief.

Support Groups Offered

Questions regarding the support groups can be directed to Stacy Williams at 814-362-8288.

Classes/Workshops

  • Childbirth Education Classes – two 3 hour sessions held within the same week from 6-9 p.m. One-time fee of $25 is required at first class. Call 814-362-8240 to register.
  • American Cancer Society’s Look Good . . . Feel Better Workshop, serving women with cancer.   Call 1-888-227-5445 to register.

Community Connections

Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Community Connections program consists of various events throughout the year that are intended to make our communities healthier in ways that are as diverse as the individuals we serve. Current and past Community Connections events and programs include:

Super Puff Asthma Day Camp

A day camp designed for kids to participate in plenty of fun activities while learning to prevent and control their asthma. At the end of the camp kids will have increased confidence and improved awareness of their asthma and new ways to cope with their condition.

Community Sun Safety

To positively impact area health status, BRMC distributes free sunscreen to parents/guardians of children at local pools, along with providing educational information regarding the importance of wearing sunscreen and overall sun safety.

Community Backpacks

As part of our commitment to our community, BRMC assists local children with their needs for educational materials. BRMC collects donations for school supplies and delivers filled backpacks to four local elementary schools.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Course

A babysitting course taught through Safe Sitter, a nationally-recognized program, teaches boys and girls 11 years and older to provide safe childcare. Courses are taught by certified healthcare professionals and learning is enhanced through hands-on activities and interactive games. Participants will receive a Safe Sitter Manual, safety aids, and a course completion card.

Advanced Directives

A program intended to increase public awareness about the value of discussing personal preferences concerning end of life treatment options and designing a surrogate decision maker. If you are interested in having a discussion or presentation regarding Advanced Directives please contact 814-362-8288.

 

Basic Life Support Classes

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. For a list of classes, click here.

 

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  The fee of this class is $75.

Please call or email to register or to set up a specific class for a large group. Click here for a list of classes.

 

ACLS (advanced cardiac life support)

Courses are designed for providers and also include recertification courses held throughout the year. For a list of classes, click here.

 

PEARS (pediatric emergency assessment, recognition and stabilization)

PEARS is an American Heart Association course designed to help the basic pediatric healthcare provider develop the knowledge and skills for emergency assessment and treatment of seriously ill infants and children. For a list of classes, click here.

 

PALS (pediatric advanced life support)

New provider and recertification courses are held throughout the year for medical professionals. Click here for a list of classes.

 

 

 

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