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Every Woman's Journey - Essential Oils

Every Woman's Journey - Essential Oils

Learn effective ways to help improve your gut health, managing pain, dealing with sleep, reducing headaches, reducing inflammation, and overall education on the most common ways to use Essential Oils. This is a great class for those interested in understanding which Essential Oils are right for you!

$50 Digital Mammography Screening

$50 Digital Mammography Screening

You are eligible for this low cost screening if:

  • You are a woman over 40 years old
  • You don’t have breast implants
  • You do NOT have a history of breast cancer in the last 5 years
  • You are asymptomatic (no breast problems)

PROMPT Training

PROMPT Training

Our Goals and Objectives

All scenarios: Closed loop communication is key to all critical situations and is stressed throughout all of the scenarios. Participants repeatedly see how improved closed-loop communication yields better outcomes during the simulation.
Local Anesthesia Systemic Toxicity (L.A.S.T): The ultimate goal of this scenario is for the team to deliver the baby within 5 minutes. During that time we look to ensure that proper ACLS/BLS occurs during the attempted resuscitation. At the debrief portion, the anesthesiologist explains the pathophysiology of L.A.S.T and the warning signs that accompany it.
Shoulder Dystocia: The goal is for the MD to not exceed routine axial traction. Use of a force-monitoring newborn mannequin is used to measure the actual force applied. We also afford each learner (nurses and anesthesiologists included) an opportunity to perform a shoulder dystocia delivery and give them real-time feedback on the amount of pressure they are applying. The importance of clear and accurate documentation is always emphasized during the debrief.
Postpartum Hemorrhage: Early recognition of maternal hemorrhage- Both overt and occult bleeding simulations are used to emphasize the importance of early recognition. Participants learn to clue-in on the patient’s complaints, vital signs and clinical presentation. This scenario also gives the team a chance to become reacquainted with the hemorrhage cart and its contents. The team is also evaluated on how quickly they begin fluid resuscitation and invoke the Massive Transfusion Protocol.
Sepsis: We emphasize the importance of the “Golden Hour” and the need to start antibiotics and fluids, specifically 30ml/kg, immediately. The goal is to observe the team initiate the fluids before waiting for a drop in the blood pressure.  We also look to see if the team orders serum lactate levels with the initial blood draw.
High Spinal Block: The main goal is that the team recognizes the respiratory compromise and begins supporting the airway immediately. No CPR is required if the team prevents the respiratory arrest from deteriorating into full arrest. Close attention to the patient’s clinical status and proper communication of the vital signs are key. Mistaking respiratory arrest for full arrest can cause harm to the patient.
Managing Eclamptic Seizures: Our goal is to see that the participants protect the patient from self-harm and verbalize the need to start giving medications only if the seizure was prolonged or recurred frequently. Proper management of the blood pressure is also examined and discussed during the debrief portion.

The class was improved throughout the year by making the situations more clinically accurate and eliminating detractors such as irrelevant lab values. The flow from one simulation to the next was improved by using a different room for debriefing. This allowed the participants to focus on the video playback and discuss openly what they felt they had done well and what they felt they had missed. We also adjusted the rotation of the learners so that they were able be involved in different aspects of the patient’s care. Sometimes the physician was the primary O.B. for the patient, other times they were called in emergently to assist with another MD.

The team-building aspect of this class, although hard to quantify, was of extreme value. Doctors and nurses come from different backgrounds and are trained differently. Having them spend 8 hours shoulder to shoulder working through difficult scenarios sheds much light on each participant’s thought processes and allows them to anticipate each other’s next move. Critical situations run more smoothly when the team is cohesive and communicates effectively.

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$100 Cardiovascular Screenings

$100 Cardiovascular Screenings

Cardiovascular disease causes more deaths than cancer, respiratory disease, and accidents combined. Risk of stroke and heart attack increases with age, especially after 40 and even more if you smoke, have high blood pressure, or a family history of cardiovascular disease. About one-third of cardiovascular deaths occur before age 75.

A simple $100 screening could save your life.

 

The key to cardiovascular health is early diagnosis and treatment, and early detection. That’s why the Stead Heart and Vascular Center at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is offering the most state-of-the-art stroke and vascular ultrasound screenings for just $100 (for all three screenings):
•Carotid Artery Ultrasound to detect plaque in arteries leading to the brain, causing stroke.
•Ankle Brachial Index Ultrasound to detect peripheral artery disease.
•Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm Ultrasound to detect bulging of the arterial walls.
 
And now they can be offered without physician referral. They’re performed by Certified Registered Vascular Technologists (RVTs) and read by an expert physician. These painless tests take about 10 minutes each, and are available at two convenient locations —the Hospital Campus or in Chino/Chino Hills.

A healthier future is just a phone call away. Schedule your screening by calling Stead Heart and Vascular Center

at 909.865.9135. Your trusted source for heart disease and stroke care.
For more information, please click on the PDF below.

$100 Mammogram Program

$100 Mammogram Program

Mammograms save lives. And, despite recent confusion, the American Cancer Society states that all women—starting at age 40—should have a yearly screening mammogram. The good news is that 92% of screening mammograms detect nothing suspicious. And, more detailed studies find breast cancer in only 2% of women. Which means, for almost all women, peace of mind is only a mammogram away.

And the Breast Health Center at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center wants to give every woman access to that peace of mind by offering high-tech digital mammograms at the lowest possible price.

The cost is just $100.

Which is a bargain for women with health insurance with a high co-pay or deductible, or even no insurance at all. Call 909.469.9395 to schedule your appointment at one of our three convenient locations; the Breast Health Center within The Robert and Beverly Lewis Family Cancer Care Center, the Pomona Valley Health Centers in Claremont or Chino Hills.

Peace of mind is just a phone call away, so call today. 

For more information, please click on the PDF below.

CT Screening for Lung Cancer for high risk patient

CT Screening for Lung Cancer
Are you 50 years of age or older with a history of smoking? - You can schedule a CT scan that could save your life!
 
If you've ever been a smoker, or smoke now, you're certainly concerned about your health risks. Well, here is some good news: CT screening can reduce your risk, through early detection of lung cancer, in its early, most treatable stage.
Recent clinical trials have confirmed that CT screening can reduce the mortality from lung cancer in high-risk people by about 20%. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends that anyone who has 30 pack years of smoking (one pack a day for 30 years, or 2 packs a day for 15 years) should have annual CT screening.
For more information, please click on the PDF below.
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