Wellness & Education
Story County Medical Center's Wellness Department provides a wide range of services to all communities and residents within Story County.
Common Services Offered at Story Medical
- Supervised Community Wellness Classes
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Community & Corporate Education (CPR, First Aid, etc.)
- Current CPR Class Schedule
- Current ACLS Class Schedule
Supervised Community Wellness Classes
For information on these services, please call (515) 382-7116
This class is a series of mat work exercise that equally strengthens and stretches the core region of the body through controlled movements. The class utilizes basic poses and breathing techniques to stretch and relax tight, stressed muscles. The personalized modifications and variations make the class ideal for participants of any fitness level.
Interested in joining a class? Story Medical offers yoga on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Please contact our Wellness team at (515) 382-7116 to learn more.
Women on Weights
Women on Weights is designed specifically for women. The class concentrates on resistance training to help tone up, burn calories and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. One-on-one attention is given to each class member to maximize her workout potential.
Story Medical's group cardiovascular training classes target total fitness. In addition to a cardiovascular workout, Fit-4-Life classes focus on light muscle toning and flexibility. Individual fitness testing is included as part of the program. Heart rate and blood pressure are monitored throughout each class session by an exercise physiologist.
For information on these services, please call (515) 382-7741
Story Medical is an American Heart Association Authorized Training Site
Heartsaver CPR AED
Designed to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training for the workplace and the community. This course includes adult, child and infant CPR with and without a mask, use of AED, and relief of choking.
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Designed to provide First Aid, CPR, and AED training for the workplace and the community. Includes all the aspects of the Heartsaver CPR AED class plus the basics of first aid, the most common life-threatening emergencies, how to recognize them, and how to provide assistance.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR
Designed to teach healthcare professionals the lifesaving skills of CPR for adult, child and infant (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), relief of choking, and use of an AED.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Designed for healthcare professionals to initiate advanced adult patient needs with emergent cardiac, respiratory, and stroke care as defined by the American Heart Association.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Designed for healthcare professionals to initiate advanced pediatric patient needs with emergent cardiac and respiratory care as defined by the American Heart Association.
Story Medical Basic Life Support (BLS) instructors teach classes both at Story Medical and travel to educate businesses interested in CPR/First Aid classes.