Roanoke

Infant CPR/Safety

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium | 2017 S Jefferson St.

Learn about the basics of infant CPR in this educational class.  The class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class.  You will also learn how to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium | 2017 S Jefferson St.

This is as close as you'll come to a baby owner's manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as bathing, getting the baby to sleep, understanding baby's cry, diapering, dressing, temperature taking, feeding a newborn, home and car safety, and more.  This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second or third trimester.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Breastfeeding For Working Mothers

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | 13th Floor | West Conference Room A

Learn how to plan and prepare to continue breastfeeding once you return to work.  Taught by an experienced lactation educator, this class will give mothers step-by-step instructions on what they should prepare while on maternity leave, and how to pump and store their breast milk once they are back at work.  Nursing babies are welcome to come with their mothers.  Please make alternate childcare arrangements for older children.  Attend before or after the birth of your baby.  It is recommended that mothers take the basic breastfeeding class first.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | 13th Floor | West Conference Room A

Breastfeeding is a learned behavior for both mom and baby.  During this class, a certified lactation consultant provides the information you need to decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your new baby.  If you have already decided to breastfeed, this class will provide basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits.  Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Infant CPR/Safety

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium | 2017 S Jefferson St.

Learn about the basics of infant CPR in this educational class.  The class offers hands-on training and experience in infant CPR, but is not a certification class.  You will also learn how to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Registration is required by calling 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

What Every Parent Should Know About Youth and Substance Abuse

When 
Wednesday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
South County Library | 6303 Merriman Road | Roanoke, VA

Youth and substance abuse is a very serious issue in our region and a parent should raise their awareness about this problem beginning at elementary school age. It is important that parents begin paying attention to the signs of substance abuse behavior early and often. A panel of experts in substance abuse and addiction will lead this community event and provide a Q&A session for open discussion about how every parent needs to be aware of this growing problem.

PANEL
Nancy Hans, executive director, Youth Prevention Council of Roanoke County
Karen King, parent
Jeffrey Wilson, M.D., Carilion Clinic Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Services (Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine)
David Hartman, M.D., chief, Outpatient Adult Services Division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Carilion Clinic
Cheri Hartman, Ph.D., grants project director, Child and Adolescent Division of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Carilion Clinic
TBA, Roanoke County Human Resources
Chief Howard Hall, Roanoke County Chief of Police

Emcee
Charlotte Moore, Roanoke County Board of Supervisors

Bariatric Information Session

When 
Wednesday 4:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Medical Office Building | Community Room

Is weight loss surgery the answer? If you are severely obese and have weight-related health conditions, bariatric surgery can provide consistent, permanent weight loss for those who want to reclaim their health. Join members of our bariatric team to learn about obesity, different surgical options available, and what you need to know about lifestyle requirements and the surgery evaluation and process. 

Registration for this class is required. Please call 800-422-8482 for more information or to register.

This class is required in order to make an appointment with a bariatric surgeon. It is also required for medical insurance purposes.

Registration for this upcoming event is now open.

Physical Therapy Mini Conference

When 
Saturday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Jefferson College of Health Sciences at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 101 Elm Avenue, Room 617, Roanoke, VA 24016

This mini conference is for Carilion employees only. The target audience is Carilion-employed therapists. The goal of this mini conference is to update therapists on current trends and practices. Topics include:

  • Cervical and lumbar disease from a spine surgeon's perspective.
  • Types of dementia and what to expect.
  • Tips for management of the patient with dementia during therapy.

TO SIGN UP FOR THIS CONFERENCE

  • Carilion employees only.
  • Log on to Cornerstone OnDemand and search for conference number CE979C.

You may view the conference flyer (.pdf).

For questions, contact Loretta Hall, Education Consultant, at 540-985-4095 or lfhall@carilionclinic.org.

Rx Take Back Day

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
Multiple Locations listed

Got Drugs?

Turn in your unused or expired medications for safe disposal. No appointment is necessary - the public is welcome. Simply bring your medications to this event where they can be safely collected and destroyed by local law enforcement and DEA agents.

90 percent of teens get perscription drugs from the home medicine cabinet and friends. Participating in this drug take-back event instead of leaving medications unsecured in your home or flushing them down the toilet will help prevent drug abuse and protect your valley's waterways.
 

Convenient parking lot locations in:
Roanoke - Target at Valley View
Botetourt County - Daleville Kroger
Salem - Super Shoes on Main Street
Vinton - Hardy Road Kroger
Roanoke County - Tanglewood Mall Kroger, Bonsack Kroger on Route 460 East , Kroger on Brambleton Avenue at Colonial Avenue & the Hershberger Road Fire and Rescue Station #1
You can also visit www.dea.gov for additional drug disposal sites in your area.

Sponsored by:
Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition
Western Virginia Water Authority
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Prevention Council of Roanoke County
Botetourt County Sheriff’s Department
Roanoke Police Department
Roanoke County Sheriff’s Department
Roanoke County Police Department
Salem Police Department
Vinton Police Department
Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine
U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Virginia

Holiday Memory Ornament Party

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke Church of Christ Fellowship Hall | 2606 Brandon Ave. SW | Roanoke, VA 24015

Making Lasting Memories

Looking for a special way to remember loved ones this holiday season? We invite your family to join us as we create ornaments in their memory. The event is for children 4-17 years of age, but adults are encouraged to participate too! Refreshments will be served.

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