Texas Health Kaufman to Host Heart Health Seminar
02/09/2010

KAUFMAN, Texas — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman will host a free health seminar this month to educate local residents about cardiovascular disease.

Sharon Hillgartner, RN,WHNP-BC, manager of the heart and vascular screening program at Texas Health Kaufman, will discuss the latest research on heart disease with an emphasis on the differences in cardiovascular disease in men and women. Treatments and strategies for taking care of your heart will also be discussed. The program is free and includes a light lunch for a $7 donation.

The program is part of Texas Health Kaufman’s Advances in Medicine lecture series, an ongoing initiative to inform local residents about the latest treatments for common health problems and raise awareness about current medical issues.

Speaker: Sharon Hillgartner, Women’s Nurse Practitioner
Date: Feb. 17
Time: Noon
Location: First United Methodist Church
208 South Houston Street
Kaufman, Texas
Offered by: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman

About Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service medical center serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and the southern part of Dallas County since 1979. The hospital's services include women’s services, wound care, diagnostic imaging, cardiac rehabilitation and pain management services. Texas Health Kaufman, an affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, was recently recognized with the Pathway to Excellence hospital designation for distinction in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit TexasHealth.org/Kaufman.