Posted In Classes and Events on August 20, 2013
Kids and Teens Diabetes Support Group. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Auditorium of PRMC’s Avery W. Hall Educational Center. The topic for this session will be “Move to the Top of the Class: Tips and Tools for a Great School Year,” with speaker Anne Collins, B.S., M.Ed., M.A. Call the PRMC Diabetes Education Program at 410-543-7061 to register or to learn more. The Kids and Teens Diabetes Support Group meets every other month from September to May and is sponsored by by the Peninsula Regional Diabetes Education Program at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. It provides an opportunity for kids and teens who have diabetes, as well as family members and friends, to interact and talk about diabetes plus gain new information through special speakers and educational topics.Weight Management/Pre-Diabetes Program. 1 to 2:30 p.m. $50. Avery Hall Education Center Seminar Room, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. A Weight Management/Pre-Diabetes class session meets on three consecutive Tuesdays on April 10, 17 and 24. The program has been designed to provide participants information on developing healthy eating habits and leading a more active lifestyle. It is taught by registered dietitians and registered nurses of the PRMC Diabetes Education Program. To register, call 410-543-7061, or visit the Classes and Events section of www.peninsula.org. Wednesday, Sept.11 Better Breathers Club. 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Free. Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. A monthly support group for adults who suffer from asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer and other respiratory problems. Call 410-543-7268 for more information or to register for a meeting. Friday, Sept. 13 ALS Support Group. Avery W. Hall Educational Center CQI-2 Room, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. 1-3 p.m. Free. The ALS Support Group meets on the second Friday of the month. People with ALS and their caregivers are welcome to come and share information and experiences. For information, call 410-543-7069. Monday, September 16 Prepared Childbirth Class. 6-9 p.m. $75. Avery W. Hall Educational Center, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. Meet other expectant parents at this interactive, four-week course that meets on four Mondays. It includes information about prenatal care, labor and delivery, post-partum care and infant safety. Classes should be taken during the sixth to eighth month of pregnancy. The fee is $75 for the mom to be and her coach. Pre-registration is required. Participants are asked to bring a blanket and two pillows to each class. Call 410-543-7126 or register online in the Classes and Events section of www.peninsula.org for online registration. Tuesday, Sept. 17 Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED. $135. 4-7:30 p.m. Avery W. Hall Educational Center Auditorium, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury. An American Heart Association course offered through the Medical Center's Education Department, this 7-hour certification course teaches basic first aid, CPR (adult, infant, and child), and AED skills and is designed to meet OSHA requirements. This course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid/CPR/AED to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. To register, call 410-543-7126, or visit the Classes and Events section of www.peninsula.org.