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Community Education

In keeping with our mission -- to improve the health of the people and communities we serve -- our community programs are designed to promote healthy lifestyles and teach you the basic steps of disease prevention and safety. They are built around what you tell us you need most, including classes on disease prevention and wellness, and health screenings for early detection of common health conditions. Our goal is to help you improve your health and live a healthier life. 

Our team of physicians, nurses and dietitians are dedicated to helping you take the first steps to better health. Our programs are offered on the Missouri Baptist Medical Center campus and at various off-site locations in your neighborhood.

Featured Events

Lunch and Learn

Cruising the Aisles to Better Health!  A Virtual Grocery Store Tour

Building a better plate begins with what goes in your grocery cart. Join registered dietitian Sherri Hoyt as she leads you on a virtual grocery store tour. Get the tips you need for stocking healthy foods that make preparing quick meals a cinch while meeting your health goals and food budget!

Friday, September 25
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road

evening programs

A Couples Guide: Lowering Your Risk for Cancer

The big “C!” Are there ways to decrease risk for breast, prostate, and lung cancer? Join our physicians for coffee and hors d’oeuvres and find out how to lower risk for these cancers. This program is sponsored by the Missouri Baptist Community Advisory Board.

Tuesday, September 15
6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Louis Frontenac Hilton
1335 South Lindbergh

OASIS Programs

Medicare Update 2016

Medicare open enrollment runs from October 15 through December 7, 2015. This is the time you may change your Medicare health or prescription drug coverage for 2016. Join us to learn what changes are anticipated for Medicare. The expert presenters will provide a synopsis of the CLAIM state insurance counseling program, information on how to access their services, and information on Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage). Don't let changes catch you by surprise. Two sessions available!

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10-11:30 a.m. or
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1-2:30 p.m.
Kirkwood Community Center
111 S. Geyer Road


Most of our events are free; but seating is limited, so reservations are encouraged. To register, call 314-996-LIFE (314-996-5433) or 800-392-0936.
St. Louis Children's Hospital at Missouri Baptist

St. Louis Children's Hospital at Missouri Baptist offers several classes at Missouri Baptist.

Babysitting 101
This class is a great introduction to the basics of babysitting. A 28-page workbook is provided. $30/child

Family and Friends® CPR
This video-guided program is for parents, grandparents and teenagers who babysit (ages 10-15 if accompanied by an adult). Instruction and hands-on practice for infant, child and adult CPR, first aid for choking and the use of AEDs when appropriate. Course facilitators use the American Heart Association material. Course includes a 65-page student manual. Course does not include certification. $25/person.

Infant Massage
Parents and expectant parents will learn hands-on massage techniques that promote relaxation and help develop a stronger bond with their infant (newborns through age 15 months). Parents who are not able to bring their child will be given a doll for hands-on practice. The class is taught by St. Louis Children’s Hospital certified infant massage instructors.

Each family will receive the illustrated guidebook titled Baby’s First Touch: Step-by-Step Instruction for Infant Massage, as well as a bottle of massage oil.

$20/family


Pre-registration for these classes is required; please call 314-454-KIDS.

Call 314-996-5433 to Register
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