TRANSPLANT PATIENT EDUCATION FORUMS (bilingual)
The transplant education forum is highly recommended for patients who are considering kidney transplantation. The forum teaches potential transplant recipients about the process -- from pre-op testing, getting listed on the organ donation list, to post-op care. The Transplant Patient Education Forum is led by the South Texas Transplant Center's Medical Director and staff, so all questions will be answered by those trained in the transplant process. For more information, you are invited to call the South Texas Transplant Center at (956) 971-5726.
Dates: 1st Tuesday and 2nd Wednesday of each month at 12 p.m. (Noon)
- October 1 and 9
- November 5 and 13
- December 3 and 11
Location: South Texas Transplant Center Education Room - McAllen Medical Center
Childbirth Education Classes — 2013
We've added more courses for 2013!
Mothers- and fathers-to-be can ease those first time jitters, or get a refresher course about the ways your little one may come into the world! This class explores how the body changes during pregnancy and the stages of labor and delivery, as well as postpartum care. The basics of breastfeeding will also be discussed. Parents-to-be will be able to take a tour of the Birthing Center of South Texas, located on the third floor of McAllen Medical Center.
Dates: Held 2nd Saturday of each month
- October 12
- November 9
- December 14
- November 16
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
McAllen Medical Center, Third floor east Newborn Nursery classroom
This class is FREE for expectant parents who are preregistered at McAllen Medical Center. For more information and to register for the class, please contact Yvonne Garza at the Birthing Center of South Texas at 956-632-4372, or call the South Texas Health System Reserve and Learn Line at 1-800-879-1033.
Diabetes Education Classes
Diabetes education classes are available every other week in English and Spanish.
Date and Time:
Every Tuesday, 1 p.m.
McAllen Medical Center
(3rd Floor – East Classroom)
For more information, please call 956-971-5850.
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