Avera St. Luke's Business Health and Wellness Services
Helping Reduce Employee Health Care Costs
Avera St. Luke’s Business Health helps companies reduce employee health care costs, provide an additional employee benefit, reduce absenteeism, and improve productivity through our effective Wellness Services. We customize programs to suit the needs of your company, reduce implementation costs, maximize employee participation, and increase employee wellness.
Avera St. Luke’s Business Health can ease the task of program administration and provide high level programs backed by medical expertise. We can track and measure the effectiveness of your health and wellness efforts and demonstrate bottom line profits. We understand that every workplace is unique and will work with you to develop a program that meets your needs.
We offer health risk assessments, education, and health promotion services that can positively impact the health of individuals and organizations. Our comprehensive solutions can be tailored to enhance your employees’ well-being, while trimming your health care costs.
Services Available, Tailored to Your Needs ...
- Personal lifestyle and health habits questionnaire
- Screening of height/weight, hip/waist ratio, blood pressure, cholesterol (HDL/LDL/total), triglycerides, glucose, flexibility, grip strength, BMI and body fat
- Individualized confidential wellness reports and consultations.
- Executive summary reports for a business to help determine annual wellness initiatives
- Healthy Lifestyle
- Stress Management
- West Nile disease
- Benefits of exercise
- Other topics as determined by the business
- Flu shots
- Hepatitis B shots
- Tetanus shots
First Responder Programs
Would your employees know what to do at your company in the event of an emergency? A heart attack? Heat stroke? Being prepared saves lives and reduces the rehabilitation time of injured employees.
The American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child, and infant victims. Attendees learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulties in children. This four-hour class is taught by AHA-certified instructors and includes video instruction and hands-on demonstration after each section. Each participant successfully completing Heartsaver CPR skills performance and written exam will receive a course completion card.
Heartsaver First Aid
The Heartsaver First Aid course from the American Heart Association provides skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. This four-hour class led by AHA-certified instructors includes video instruction with hands-on demonstration. Each participant successfully completing Heartsaver First Aid skills performance and written exam will receive a course completion card. A review of first aid kits and emergency response procedures at each business is also completed.
The American Heart Association Heartsaver AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) course is designed to help you learn how to give CPR and use an AED. AEDs can restore a normal heart rhythm in victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Avera St. Luke’s offers assistance to businesses in development of an on-site AED program, including the medical direction of the program and the purchase of an AED.
The Bloodborne Pathogens training program helps employers comply with OSHA regulations while protecting the health and safety of employees. This one-hour course is led by an experienced health care professional who offers a variety of real life examples and situations to course attendees. This course describes bloodborne diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, use of Personal Protective Equipment, and the requirements of an Exposure Control Plan
How to Schedule a Class
Call 605-622-5858 to schedule a class or to find out how to participate in one of our community classes. For more information about heart-related programs, go to American Heart Association.