Parish Nurse

Carol Mueller, RN, Parish Nurse

Office hours:  Tuesdays 9:00 am - 2:00 pm or by appointment

Work phone:  920-865-7844

Email:  Please go to the contact us page of this website

Click below to view Parish Nurse Flyer for duties and roles of a parish nurse.

Parish Nurse Flyer

A Parish Nurse does not perform invasive procedures (requiring a doctor's order) and is not a primary health care provider. 

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Events at our Parish:

 

 

“Stroke: A Rehabilitation Physician’s Perspective”

Come and learn stroke statistics, the major types, the early signs, risk factors, and prevention of strokes.  They will also stress the importance of getting to the hospital quickly if you suspect a stroke, for medication and intervention, for the best outcome! The recovery in all settings will be discussed.  There are also stroke support groups and ways that the family can support a stroke survivor.  Finally, sharing equipment, bracing, and home health care options.

 

Speaker:  Dr. Brian Knapp, Physiatrist

Physician that specializes in stroke recovery

Joined by:

Kathy Polum, RN

Stroke Program Coordinator at Bellin Hospital

  

Dr. Knapp is on the stroke team at Bellin and Aurora. He evaluates and admits stroke survivors that will benefit from intense rehabilitation to the inpatient rehab unit.  He works with therapist to improve functional deficits and return patients to independence.

Kathy Polum is a registered nurse that coordinates the Stroke Program at Bellin Hospital and works with the stroke patients and families. One of her main roles is to educate the patients and community on stroke prevention.  

 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

6:30 – 8:00pm in Nelson Hall

 

Blood Pressure Screening available from

 6:00 – 6:30pm.

 

Ss. Edward and Isidore Parish 

3667 Flintville Road – Green Bay, WI 54313

 

Hosted by: Ss. Edward and Isidore Health and Wellness Committee

 

 

                                                         

Grief Support Directory for the Green Bay Diocese (directory)

 Grief Support Group at our Parish is in  Fall and Spring.   

Life Losses Grief Support Group

Grieving can happen at any stage in your life, whether it is the death of a loved one, loss of a job, ending a relationship, etc.

Join with other adults for three weeks to share and support each other through the grieving process. 

The Next dates will be:

November 6, 13, and 20

Marion Room 

SS Edward and Isidore Parish 

 Facilitated by Carol Mueller, RN, Parish Nurse, and Lori Flanagan, Pastoral Associate. 

Please call the parish office to register

 at 865-7844.

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Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia Caregiver Support Group

We meet the 3rd Monday of the Month

Next meetings are: 

May 20 (Sharing)

June 26 (Dementia Live and Longest Day of Prayer) 

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Nelson Hall

 Ss. Edward and Isidore Parish

3667 Flintville Road   Green Bay, 54313

All Are Welcome!

 Support Group facilitated by Carol Mueller and Kathryn Graham.

 Any questions call Carol at 655-0451

Check out the Alzheimer's Association Website:  www.alz.org

 

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Parkinson’s Disease Support Group 

No one is an “expert” – but everyone has experience to share!

This group includes persons with Parkinson’s, caregivers/spouses, and/or anyone that wants to know more about Parkinson’s.

Fourth Wednesday of the Month

Next Meetings are:

April 24, 2019 - Speaker:  Delia Mancoci, MD

  Doctor, I’m Dizzy! Is This My  Parkinson’s? 

It is all about recognizing and understanding symptoms associated with “dizziness” and other symptoms experienced by some of PD patients upon standing.

This presentation is for educational purposes only and is intended to provide general information on neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (nOH); it is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider. 

We’ll review what is blood pressure, what is orthostatic hypotension (OH), what is Neurogenic OH (NOH), causes, most common symptoms, non-pharmacological management.

10:00am – 11:30am    Marion Room

Ss. Edward and Isidore Parish

3667 Flintville Road Green Bay, WI 54313

Any questions call: Carol at 920-655-0451

 Check out the Wisconsin Parkinson Association Website:  www.wiparkinson.org

Free Parkinson's Conference in Appleton on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 - Register on wiparkinson.org or call 414-312-6990             

 

Medical Supplies Closet:  Our parish has a lending closet for parishioners to use medical supplies such as walkers, canes, crutches, commodes, toilet seat risers, knee scooters, etc.

Please contact our parish nurse, 920-865-7844, if you are in need. 

Medication Disposal in our Area:

Is your medication cabinet full of expired drugs or medication you no longer use? The Village of Howard in partnership with the Brown County Sheriff’s Department now offers a free, secure, and confidential drug take back program during regular office hours at Howard Village Hall, located at 2456 Glendale Ave. 

How does it work?

All acceptable medications should be packaged currently and brought to Howard Village Hall between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Medicines must be given directly to a staff person and cannot just be dropped off or left unattended. 

Accepted Medications

  • Prescription medications, pills and patches removed from bottles and boxes and put into sealed bags.
  • Over the counter medications, vitamins, and pet medications removed from packaging and put in to sealed bags.
  • Prescription ointments and liquids in sealed original containers without any leaks. Then place in sealed bags.

Not Accepted

  • No needles, sharps, or thermometers
  • No inhalers, aerosols, or pressurized containers
  • No leaking liquids or hydrogen peroxide
  • No personal hygiene products or chemicals
  • No business, clinic or nursing home items
  • No bagged liquids of any kind
  • No rubbing alcohol or flammables
  • No biological or hazardous waste
  • No unauthorized drops left on premise
  • Any questions call the Village of Howard at 434-4640.

 

Programs/Events:   Please see other programs/events under the Health and Wellness Committee tab. 

 

Support Groups:  Please see details on more support groups at our parish under the Support Groups tab.