Roanoke

Lunch and Learn: Treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremors

When 
Tuesday 12:00 pm
Where 
Cambria Suites, Roanoke, Va.

If you have been diagnosed with a movement disorder, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, or dystonia, join us to learn more about the latest treatment option, deep brain stimulation (DBS). DBS can help you regain greater control over your movements, increase your independence, and improve your overall quality of life.

Speakers:

Cost: $10 (includes lunch)

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

Quit Smoking Today

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - Large Conference Room

Successful quitters have tried to quit an average of seven times! If you’d like to quit within the coming year, consider attending this informative program. Understand the stages of readiness, the addiction process, and what to expect ahead of time to help you succeed when quitting.

Event is free. Registration is required, please call 800-422-8482.

For more information or to schedule a similar program, please contact Health Educator Edie Naughton, R.N., at 540-266-6564.

 

Orthopedics in Primary Care Symposium

When 
Saturday 7:00 am to 12:45 pm
Where 
Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, VA

The faculty of Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics will present current trends in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. The orientation of these presentations is specific to the evaluation and management of orthopaedic problems as encountered in the primary care setting.

Presentations

DIABETIC FOOT
Randy Clements, D.P.M., Podiatry
1. To inform the audience about routine care of the diabetic foot
2. To inform the audience about wound care of diabetic ulcers
3. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of charcot
arthropathy

HIP AND KNEE ARTHRITIS
John Mann, M.D., Joint Replacement
1. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of hip arthritis
2. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of knee arthritis
3. To inform the audience of appropriate time for referral to orthopaedic surgery
for treatment of hip and knee arthritis

SMOKING AND SPINE SURGERY
Caleb Behrend, M.D., Orthopaedic Spine
1. To inform the audience of the associated complications related to smoking and
spine surgery
2. To inform the audience regarding prevention of spine surgery complications
related to smoking

HAND INFECTIONS
Horatio Dancea, M.D., Hand and Upper Extremity
1. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of tynosynovitis
2. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of palmar
infections
3. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of felon

ROTATOR CUFF TEARS AND REVERSE TOTAL SHOULDER REPLACEMENT
Cay Mierisch, M.D., Hand and Upper Extremity
1. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of rotator cuff
tear
2. To inform the audience about principles and indications of reverse shoulder
arthroplasty

NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS OF THE FOOT
James Chandler, M.D., Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle
1. To discuss neurologic disorders that affect foot and ankle function and gait
2. To review options, non-operative and operative, for patients with
neuromuscular problems
3. To review physical exam findings on patients that may benefit from
orthopaedic intervention

PEDIATRIC MUSCULO-SKELETAL INFECTIONS
Julia Bulkeley, M.D., Pediatric Orthopaedics
1. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of pediatric
osteomyelitis
2. To inform the audience about signs, symptoms, and treatment of septic
arthritis
3. To inform the audience in the differentiation between septic arthritis and
pediatric osteomyelitis

HIP FRACTURES AND OSTEOPOROSIS
Franco Coniglione, D.O., Trauma and Fracture
1. To inform the audience about geriatric fracture types and fixation options
2. To inform the audience about perioperative management of geriatric fracture
patients
3. To discuss the post-operative management of osteoporosis in the outpatient
setting

 

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of Virginia through the joint providership of Carilion Clinic’s CME Program and Carilion Clinic’s Orthopaedics. Carilion Clinic’s CME Program is accredited by The Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Carilion Clinic’s CME Program designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration deadline is Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Space is limited. Early registration is encouraged. Cancellation deadline is also Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Registrants who are unable to attend can receive a course outline for a $25 administrative fee.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Ave.
Roanoke, VA 24016

Conference will start promptly at 7:30 a.m. Please allow ample time for parking, as The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center parking lots fill early. Parking is at your own expense. Self-parking is up to $8 and valet parking is $13. Parking is also available in the Gainsboro parking garage and the parking lot across from the Center for Higher Education on Jordan Alley
Avenue. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital parking and Star Line Trolley transport is free (closest trolley stop located at City Market building with enclosed walkway to Hotel Roanoke).

View the conference brochure (.pdf).

A.W.A.K.E.- Alert, Well, and Keep Energetic

When 
Thursday 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
1030 Jefferson St., Suite G-100, Roanoke, VA 24016

A support and educational group for sleep apnea patients. Bring your PAP unit and have it checked! Meetings feature special topics, guest speakers, literature, problem solving, and sharing of personal experiences. Meetings are open to patients, family members, friends, health care providers, and anyone interested in learning more about sleep apnea and associated issues.

The following services will be available from 6:15 - 6:45 p.m.:

  • Patient weigh-in (voluntarily)
  • Blood pressure check

Further information or to RSVP, call 540-985-8526 or email awakefeelinggood@gmail.com.

Ebola — Facts and Fallacy

When 
Tuesday 2:00 pm
Where 
Whitman Theater at Virginia Western Community College

Thomas Kerkering, M.D., an infectious disease specialist at Carilion Clinic and Molly O'Dell, M.D., director of the Virginia Department of Health's New River District will be speaking at a seminar at Whitman Theater at Virginia Western Community College.

They will be discussing how Ebola can be transmitted, public prevention strategies, screening procedures at airports, and treatment options.

Other officials will be participating from the health department, Virginia Western, local EMS units and the Near Southwest Preparedness Council.

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.

Infant CPR/Safety

When 
Tuesday 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.

Happiest Baby On The Block

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

This is a one-session class to learn the secrets of calming a crying baby in minutes.  You'll learn, step-by-step, how to help your baby sleep and how to soothe even the fussiest baby.  This class is based on the highly effective, new approach to babies pioneered by Dr. Harvey Karp in his best-selling book and DVD, "The Happiest Baby on the Block".  Class cost includes a Happiest Baby on the Block™ DVD.  Every expectant and new parent, grandparent, and caregiver should attend.

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.

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