Education


Education provided to the community and our patients at Opelousas General Health System include:


CPR Classes (Health Care Provider, Heart Saver & First Aid)

The Education Department offers CPR classes every Monday, Tuesday at 8AM & 1PM, and on Wednesday at 8AM.   Classes are approximately 3 hours in length and limited seating is available. Please call in advance to reserve your appointment at 337-594-3825 or 337-594-3801.

Safe Sitter Courses (offered during summer vacation)
   
The Education Department also offers 2-day Safe Sitter classes during summer while students are on school break. Safe Sitter is a medically-accurate, up-to-date babysitting course that teaches young teens (ages 11-13) life and safety skills. For more information, call the Education Department at 337-594-3801.

Pre-Natal Classes
   
The Labor & Delivery Department offers pre-natal classes every other month  on Thursday's for 3 weeks at 6PM in the 3rd floor auditoium of our main campus.  They are held in the months of February, April, June, August, October & December.  Pre-registration is recommended.  Please call Darlene at 948-5103.  Education provided to the community and our patients at Opelousas General Health System include:

Lactation Services
   
OGHS has a staffed International, Board-Certified Lactation Consultant who offers inpatient and outpatient lactation consults for our breast-feeding patients. More information can be viewed under the "Women's Services" tab, or you can call Lauren David at 337-594-3804 or 337-948-3011 (Ext. 3960).