Classes & Programs

Classes & Programs

Childbirth Education Class

Childbirth Education is offered quarterly at Butler County Health Care Center. This class is held in the evening during two consecutive weeks and covers a variety of topics including:

  • Comfort measures and healthy lifestyles during the last few months of pregnancy
  • Signs of labor/monitoring of contractions
  • Stages of labor and positioning techniques to alleviate discomfort
  • Relaxation, breathing techniques and pain management during labor and delivery
  • Postpartum Cares
  • Breastfeeding
  • Newborn Cares
  • Hospital tour of labor, nursery and delivery areas

The class format consists of discussion and videos with lots of opportunities for questions/answers. This childbirth education class recommended to be taken during the third trimester of pregnancy. To register for Childbirth Education, please call 402-367-1206.

Diabetes Education Program

Butler County Health Care Center Diabetes Education Program is certified by the American Diabetes Association and is directed by Certified Diabetes Educators, Connie Schmit, RN, CDE and Joan Plummer, RD, LMNT, CDE. The program is designed to help people with diabetes, as well as their family and friends, to learn how to manage diabetes and develop healthy lifestyle habits. Many participants in this program have seen reduced hemoglobin A1C levels and say they feel more confident in their ability to manage their diabetes. The multi-part course is offered as group classes every month at Butler County Health Care Center and by appointment for individual consultations. The fee for this program is often covered by your health insurance provider or Medicare and will be submitted directly by the staff of Butler County Health Care Center.

BCHCC Diabetes Education Program teaches: 

  • An understanding of diabetes and how it affects your body
  • Blood glucose monitoring and how to use the results
  • Healthy eating habits
  • Monitoring your medications
  • Importance of exercise and activity
  • Early detection and prevention of complications
  • Awareness of Stress Management

For more information about our Diabetes Education Program, please contact Connie Schmit, RN, CDE at 402-367-1376.