Roanoke

2014 Nursing Speaker Series

When 
Wednesday 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

The 2014 Nursing Speaker Series is an educational series for nurses who are not currently practicing but want to maintain their licenses. The series will include relevant nurse updates and topics.

 

Upcoming Topics

Wednesday, May 28: Medication Update for Nurses. Presented by Jason Hoffman, Pharm.D.

Wednesday, June 25: Nursing Update: Neurology of a Stroke - Signs, Symptoms and Chance of Recovery. Presented by Kathy Robertson, R.N.

Wednesday, July 23: Nursing Update: Cardiac Disease in Women. Presented by Cathy Jennings, C.N.S.

Wednesday, Sept. 24: Nursing Update: Genetics and Breast Cancer. Presented by Thuy Vu, M.S., C.G.C.

Wednesday, Oct. 15: Nursing Update: Importance of Annual Mammography. Presented by Eileen Kenney, M.D.

 

Location

All events will take place in the 4th Floor Community Room at the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital Medical Office Building, 102 Highland Ave., Roanoke, VA 24013. All events are from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

To Register

Contact Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482. The registration deadline is 48 hours prior to the event you want to attend.

The cost is $25 per event, which includes a boxed lunch, program syllabus and education contact hours.

Prepared Childbirth Education

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Community Medical Building | 4th Floor | Community Room

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six-week series addresses topics such as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood and many other details of labor and birth.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.

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

Breastfeeding 101

When 
Thursday 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 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium

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.

Infant CPR/Safety

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital | Rehab Auditorium

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.

Care Management Speaker Series

When 
Wednesday 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

"Ethics in Healthcare" is the topic for this discussion targeted to social workers, case managers, counselors, discharge planners, home health professionals and others who work with patients for post-acute care. The speaker will be Michael Gillette, Ph.D., of Bioethical Services of Virginia..

The event will be held at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in the Sixth Floor Auditorium.

View the conference brochure (.pdf) for more details.

To Register

Contact Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482. Carilion employees can register through Cornerstone OnDemand using conference number CE925C. 

The cost for the conference is $25. Carilion Clinic employees can have their tuition paid by Carilion with a signed payroll deduction form.

 

Eat Right, Be Fit, Reduce Your Risk

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op- Grandin Road

Learn how to make mindful, active, and evidence-based diet and lifestyle choices to optimize health and wellness while reducing your risk of cancer. A review of the latest cancer prevention guidelines will be provided. Share in a discussion about how you can implement the latest strategies. Sign up at the registers, call 540-343-5652, or email info@roanokenaturalfoods.coop.

Baby Basics Moms' Club - Evening

When 
Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Adolescent & Student Health Services Conf. Room | 902 S Jefferson Street | Roanoke

Healthy Pregnancy Lifestyles

Come meet and talk with other new moms-to-be at the Baby Basics Moms’ Clubs.  This is a support and education group that covers everything you can expect when you’re expecting.  It’s a fun, informative, and free program you can attend as often as you like. You are more than welcome to bring a family member or friend with you.

No need to register--just show up!

For more information: Call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

**Please note that this program is not intended to take the place of our Prepared Childbirth Education class.  All parents are encouraged to also attend the Prepared Childbirth Education class, which covers more comprehensive information.

**Inclement Weather: We follow the Roanoke County School schedule - the Morning Club will be cancelled if schools are delayed or closed.  The Evening Club will be cancelled if schools have early dismissal or are closed.

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