St. James Parish Hospital announces upcoming classes & events

Published 2:33 pm Saturday, September 24, 2022

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LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital announced the following classes and events for Fall 2022. Event information and schedules are subject to change. Visit for the latest information or to register online for classes and events.

Individuals who do not have access to a computer, need to schedule a group class or need to take a Healthcare Provider CPR Class for the first time should call 225-258-2009.


9.27.22 Knowing Your Numbers (Call 225-258-5928 to RSVP)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 5 to 6 p.m. in the Medical Plaza Community Room

Join SJPH Dietitian Kourtney Wingate for a free educational chat to help you better understand your “numbers” and how they may improve with the help of Medical Nutrition Therapy. Light refreshments will be served.


10.4.22 Heartsaver CPR & First Aid (RSVP at

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Medical Plaza

$75/Attendee (Heartsaver CPR-Only $60/Attendee)

The Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Course is a course that teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims. The First Aid Class teaches basic first aid procedures for medical emergencies and environmental emergencies. This class is held in the Medical Plaza Community Education Room. Students currently enrolled in college must bring a valid student ID to qualify for the student rate. If you need a Pediatric Course, please email Attendees must register five business days before the class.

10.7.22 Community Blood Drive
Friday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
in the Medical Plaza Community Room
In partnership with The Blood Center, St. James Parish Hospital will be hosting a community blood drive from 11am to 4pm on Friday, October 7. Visit to pre-schedule an appointment.

11.15.22 Healthcare Provider CPR/BLS Recertification (RSVP at

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 8 a.m. to noon in the Medical Plaza

$60/Attendee ($50/Student with School ID)

Those who need to take this class for the first time should email The Healthcare Provider course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages. This class is for participants who provide healthcare to patients in a wide variety of settings including both in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. This course is a recertification for participants needing to renew their CPR certification. Attendees must register five business days before the class.