News & Events
February  2012                                               The  latest  news  from  St. Peter's  HospitalIssue No. 15

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Lectures and Classes

On The Move 
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.
Education Center 
Spine Surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD, discusses spine surgery now available at St. Peter's,  thanks to the new O Arm technology.   Free Better Living Lectures are sponsored by Touchmark. 


What is a Medical Home and How Will It Help Me With Diabetes? Tuesday, Feb. 14, 6 p.m.
Education Center
Presented by Internist Jay Larson, MD.
Free Diabetes Education Lectures are sponsored by Medtronic. 


Safe Sitter

February 19 & 20 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day

A two-day class on babysitting techniques for ages 11 - 13.  $50


Demystifying Food Labels

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6 - 7 p.m.

Presented by Cynthia Overturf, RD. Free Well Nourished Lectures are sponsored by Real Food Market & Deli.


"Quit for Life" Tobacco Cessation 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. 

Register online by February 14, or call 444- 2130.  $35


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Contact Information
St. Peter's Hospital           
2475 Broadway, Helena, MT  59601
Call 457-4180 for all appointments.


Heart Health Events      

heart group

St. Peter's offers two free heart health events in February.  Go Red for Women is sponsored by Macy's, Friday, Feb. 3.
Wear red to Macy's for a special discount and to enter the red wardrobe photo contest - winner to be determined by Facebook votes.  Both events offer free wellness screenings and the opportunity to visit with a cardiologist and health professionals about the results. 
Heart of the Matter is
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30 p.m., at the hospital and features an early morning blood draw for both men and women, with results available that evening.  A free lipid panel screenings to the first 200 people who sign up here.  For more information on Go Red,click  Go Red. 

New Spine Surgery Available 

St. Peter's now offers spine surgery with the O-arm, a complete multi-dimensional surgical imaging system.  It is one of only two hospitals in the state with this newest spine surgery technology.  With the O-arm, surgeons are able to perform less invasive procedures.  As a result, patients have here to read more

Room to Grow

Due to growing demand, the Pediatric Rehab department recently moved into a new, larger space within the hospital. St. Peter's worked with staff and families to design the new area.  Features include eight private treatment rooms, an enclosed gym space with three sensory swings, an expanded waiting room and a new play area and a resource area for parents. Over the years, Pediatric Rehabilitation services have grown from one Speech Language Pathologist in 1990 to now having three Speech Language Pathologists, four Occupational Therapists and two Physical Therapists who provide pediatric services.

Valentine Luncheon 

The St. Peter's Hospital Association will hold its annual Valentine's Luncheon from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.  You do not need to be an Association member to attend. Lunch will be a specially prepared...  click here to read the delicious details!