Classes

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 noon.

Location: South Texas Transplant Center Education Room - McAllen Medical Center

 

Childbirth Education Classes — 2014

The chidlbirth education class explores body changes in the mother during pregnancy, the stages of labor, delivery and postpartum care. The basics of breastfeeding are discussed and parents are given a tour of the Birthing Center of South Texas, located on the third floor of McAllen Medical Center. Tours can be arranged for The Women's Corner at Edinburg Regional Medical Center.

English Classes:

Dates: Saturdays

  • mom and babyMay 10
  • June 14
  • July 19
  • August 9
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December 13

Spanish Classes:

  • May 17
  • August 23
  • November 15

Time:
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. with lunch break

Location:
McAllen Medical Center

Registration:
This class is FREE for expectant parents who are preregistered at McAllen Medical Center or Edinburg Regional 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.

Location:
McAllen Medical Center 
(3rd Floor – East Classroom)

For more information, please call 956-971-5851.

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