Classes, Events & Groups

Fond du Lac- Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Grief Matters - Educational Support Group 

 This group is intended for individuals who are grieving the death of someone closes to them. Learn about a variety of grief topics and with opportunities to share you experience with others who understand. This group provides a safe environment to share feelings such as guilt, anger, fear, or loneliness.

 

Please join us at the Bereavement Center behind Twohig Flooring America, near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

 

Registration is not required for open groups.

 

Teach to the Talent...Supporting Students In Reaching Their Full Potential

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Feature Presenter Trevor Clark, PhD, National Director Research & Senior Education Consultant, Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Adjunct Associate Professor, Griffith Institute for Educational Research, Griffith University.  Learn more about lifelong learners and the exceptional mind.  $25 includes lunch.  CME available.

  • Explore strength-based learning:
  • Twice-exceptional conversations
  • Abilities of students on the autism spectrum
  • Research-based strategies for assessment and development
  • Create lifelong leraners that will achieve and thrive.

100 seats available - preregistration is required.

SSM Health Davis Duehr Dean Clinical Challenges

Date
Time
Location

Fluno Center - Auditorium
601 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53715
United States

Clinical Challenges is returning! Providing continuing education for our referring providers and our department has been a staple and an essential component of our specialty eye care services from the beginning. We have planned a day of presentations designed to be helpful when faced with case management and referral decisions. Please join us in a venue that will allow a chance to renew personal and professional relationships.

Preregistration is required by Friday, February 22.

Lodging: For all participants requiring hotel accommodations, there is a block of rooms inside the Fluno Conference and Event Center reserved for SSM Davis Duehr Dean for both Friday and Saturday nights. Please call (608) 441-7117 or toll free (877) 773-5866 ro reserve your room using Booking # 154813. 

 

Clinical Challenges Agenda

8:00 – 8:45 REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST

8:45 – 9:00 Welcome and Announcements - Stephen Sramek, MD, PhD

9:00 – 10:20 Retina: Retinal Artery Occlusions: A Diagnosis with Urgent Systemic Implications – James Bell, MD; All You Need to Know About OCT in AMD – Amol Kulkarni, MD CSEye: The Eye in Murder Investigations Throughout History – Mitchell Wolf, MD

10:20 – 10:45 Pediatrics: Low Dose Atropine: Can We Prevent Myopia with Eye Drops? – Katherine Hare, MD

10:45 – 11:00 BREAK

11:00 – 11:25 Optometry: Ghost Busters: Scleral Lens Assisted Rehabilitation – Madeleine Hacker, OD and Andrew Kornaus, OD

11:25 – 12:15 Cornea: Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy: What Do We Know, Potential Future Directions,    and Recommendations For Care Now – Christopher Croasdale, MD; Keratoconus in Age of Crosslinking – Neil Farbman, MD, JD

12:15 – 1:15 LUNCH

1:15 – 2:05   Anterior Segment: Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus – Travis Rumery, DO; Managing Astigmatism with Toric IOLs – John Vukich, MD

2:05 – 2:30 Glaucoma: OCT Use in Glaucoma – Julia Agapov, DO

2:30 – 2:45 BREAK

2:45 – 3:40 Glaucoma: Glaucoma Cases and Panel Discussion – Julia Agapov, DO; Wesley Green, MD and Christopher Pruet, MD

3:40– 4:00 Closing Remarks - Mark Kornaus, OD

Heartsaver AED CPR

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

HEARTSAVER AED teaches lay rescuers CPR and use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for adult and child cardiac arrest victims. Students also learn relief of choking in adults and children, infant CPR and relief of choking and child and infant safety. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam. 

Walk With a Doc - Tuesday

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Monday through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m.; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between 5 and 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays between 4 to 5 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

In addition, Ripon Medical Center providers will be walking at Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon, the first and third Wednesdays of the month between 6 to 7 p.m.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall and Ripon High School at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Alzheimer's Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
Adult Day Services Conference Room
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

The Alzheimer's support group is an open gathering of people with common needs and interests who come together to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of dementia in a safe environment. Support groups may include persons with dementia as well as caregivers.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Related Illness Caregiver Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and The Alzheimer's Association invite individuals caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia-related illness to participate in an open gathering to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of Alzheimer's and dementia in a safe environment.

Free respite care is provided for loved ones during the hour of support group.

This group is offered on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

Advance Care Planning

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Learn more about making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. 

Healthcare professionals are available to assist with completing your Power of Attorney for Health Care.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Preregistration is not required. 

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.