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Erlanger to offer infant CPR, bone density screenings, more

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The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for the week of Nov. 12 will include infant CPR, bone density screenings and diabetes education.

Registration for all classes listed is required.

Class include:

—Bariatric support group
When: Monday, Nov. 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center
Bariatric support group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery. Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at 423-778-5465 for more information.

Bone density screenings
When: 
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)
This screening for osteoporosis is a pixi-screening of the ankle to determine if further treatment or examination for bone loss is necessary. Registration is required. Appointments are limited. Call 423-778-5465 to register.

Infant CPR class ($5)
When:
 Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Erlanger at Hutcheson Women's Center
This one-hour class teaches basic CPR for an infant (birth to 1 year of age). Class time includes infant safety instructions and hands-on practice of CPR and choking management techniques for an infant. Anyone is welcome to take this class, including parents, grandparents and babysitters. Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at 423-778-5465 to register.

—Diabetes education class
When: Thursday, Nov. 15, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center
This class will explore ways to manage diabetes. Call 423-778-9400 for more information on physician referral and insurance reimbursement.

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