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Cancer affects more than just the body. It weighs heavily on families, caregivers, and patients’ mental health. At OCSRI, we’re here to help you fight every aspect cancer—even the non-physical symptoms. With our Hope & Healing program, patients and their caregivers have access to free classes, which teach valuable coping skills and inspire hope.

Your overall health requires an integrative approach, and the Hope & Healing program utilizes a variety of therapeutic methods to provide helpful information and genuine support. Our classes include interesting topics, such as Stress Management, Music and Art Therapy, and Yoga, in addition to numerous support groups.

For additional information, please contact Jan Keim, Patient Experience/Volunteer Coordinator at (918) 505-3200 or jan.keim@ocsri.org.

 


All classes require reservations. Reserve your spot by working with a scheduler or by calling (918) 505-3200.

Name Date Time
Healing Yoga Every Monday 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Smoking Cessation 1st and 3rd Monday of the Month 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Nutrition Every Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 am
Stress Management & Meditative Practices 1st Thursday of the Month Noon – 1:30 pm
Art Therapy/Painting 2nd Thursday of the Month 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Talk with the Doc Series Every other month Noon
Patient Appreciation Lunch Every other month Noon – 1:00 pm
Music Therapy Weekly; various musicians including guitarists, ukuleles, dulcimers, keyboardist TBA
Acupuncture 2nd Wednesday of the Month by appointment only; there is a fee for this service
Treatment Orientation Wednesday, Thursday
Tuesdays
2:00 – 3:30 pm
2:00 & 5:30 (except 1st Tues)

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Chaplain Services are now available for OCSRI patients and their family members by Volunteer Fran Powers who is an ordained minister. She will provide the services Monday thru Friday and is available by phone from 9 am-5pm at 918-576-1735.

 


Stress Management & Meditative Practices

Your state of mind affects how your body handles stress. This class will help you develop mental and physical techniques to promote healing and manage the stress and depression that accompany illness.

Facilitated by Denise Womack, Licensed Professional Counselor

Art Therapy/painting

Kem Amrine will facilitate a paint-by-number painting class with various designs.

Patient Appreciation Luncheon

Lunch provided by Takeda Oncology. Discussion topics vary.

Music Therapy

Guitar, dulcimer, keyboard, ukulele, and more!

Nutrition

An informative presentation on the optimal nutritional status for oncology patients. Taught by Monica Davis, RDN, LD, Registered Dietitian.

Healing Yoga

Nancy Moran RN, MS, CYT has taught yoga since 2000. She is a board-certified integrative nurse coach, mind-body medicine skills group facilitator, and cancer caregiver.

Talk With The Doc Sessions

Various OCSRI physicians will lead chats with patients and their families on cancer-related issues in a relaxed, informal setting.

Smoking Cessation

These classes are set up in a support group format, where participants discuss issues, such as: behavioral modification techniques, available medications, and why to avoid vapor alternatives. The class is hosted by Deborah Hendricks, APRN, CNP, AOCN.

All patients and/or family members who smoke or are interested in quitting smoking are welcome.

Treatment Orientation

This is a one-time, 90-minute class where you will be provided with comprehensive information about cancer, types of therapies, and the management of potential side effects of those therapies. We know the diagnosis of cancer affects every aspect of your daily life, understanding why and how to manage these aspects helps you get the best outcomes from your therapy. We strongly believe that treatment education equips patients, family members, and caregivers with the tools needed to get the best outcomes from their recommended cancer therapies. At OCSRI we partner with you to provide these tools. We request that all of our patients and family members and/or caregivers attend one of these classes.

Please let our schedulers know which day/time works best for you.