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Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.


Prepared Childbirth Class Series
Registration closed - Call 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853) to register
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Increase your confidence in the birthing process by attending a series of classes (four classes -- Tuesday/Thursday -- November 1,3,8&10, 2011) that includes information and practice sessions on: *Signs and stages of labor *Breathing techniques *Medical Interventions *Pain management options *Positioning for comfort *Postpartum Information *Role of the support person *What to expect in the hospital. Educators trained as Lamaze certified childbirth instructors (LCCE) teach all classes at Teer House. The eight-hour series is available on weekdays or weekends. Expectant parents are encouraged to complete the series between their 34-37th week. Register early, space is limited. Call 919-416-DUKE (919-416-3853) or 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853). Fee - $80

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

When Your Heart Skips a Beat
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Find out medical and surgical treatments for irregular heartbeats. Understand when it's vital to seek emergency care.

Urinary Incontinence: Non-Surgical Approaches
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Discover exercise and behavioral management approaches to decreasing urinary incontinence.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Plastic Surgery: Breast Augmentation and Abdominoplasty
Cancelled
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Discover how Body Sculpting and Breast Contouring could enhance your appearance.

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011

Living with Epilepsy: A Symposium for Patients and Families
Registration closed - Register online or call 888-ASK-DUKE (888-275-3853).
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Duke Medicine invites people with epilepsy, their families, and caregivers to join us for a daylong symposium with experts on current issues facing people with epilepsy.

Infant/Child CPR and Safety (PBLS)
Registration closed - Full...see schedule for other dates.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Participants will receive an introduction to infant and child safety strategies along with CPR training according to the American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR standards. This class does not provide participants with certification cards.
For the comfort of "mom's-to-be", we recommend taking this class before week 34.
Fee: $35 per person or $50 per couple.

Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

Look Good...Feel Better
Registration closed
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Just for you during cancer treatment
FREE! Cosmetology professionals help you with:
• 12-Step Make-Up Guide
• Choice and care of a wig
• Dry Skin
• Discolored Nails
• Scarf and Turban cover-up

Infant/Child CPR and Safety (PBLS)
Registration closed - Full...see schedule for other dates
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Participants will receive an introduction to infant and child safety strategies along with CPR training according to the American Heart Association Friends and Family CPR standards. This class does not provide participants with certification cards.
For the comfort of "mom's-to-be", we recommend taking this class before week 34.
Fee: $35 per person or $50 per couple.

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011

Durham Regional Hospital’s “Forward Motion” Program for Hip and Knee Replacement Clients
Registration closed
2:00 p.m.
This pre-operative class is the beginning of your journey to return to a more active lifestyle. Please join us to get an overall vision of what to expect from pre-op testing to discharge.

Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.


Confusion in the Elderly: Help for Caregivers
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Recognize elderly dementia and delirium and learn helpful coping strategies for both patients and caregivers.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Preparing for Cesarean Birth
Cancelled
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Open to those moms and dads/support persons who are having a scheduled Cesarean birth. The class will cover information specific to the birth process and recovery period.

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.

Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Motherhood: The New Reality Show
Registration closed
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bring the baby, pack a lunch and join other new moms as we brainstorm tips on infant care and surviving motherhood. We will discuss developmental milestones of infants, offer suggestions for transitioning back to work, answer feeding questions, and share resources for staying at home full-time. Class/support group is targeted to moms who are 3-12 weeks post delivery; however, any new mother is welcome. Come as often as you like! Classes are facilitated by Duke Pediatric Residents/Pediatrician and Teer House Breastfeeding Educator/Lactation Consultant.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

Durham Regional Hospital’s “Forward Motion” Program for Hip and Knee Replacement Clients
Registration closed
2:00 p.m.
This pre-operative class is the beginning of your journey to return to a more active lifestyle. Please join us to get an overall vision of what to expect from pre-op testing to discharge.

Duke Weight Loss Surgery- Durham Informational Seminar
Registration closed
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Attend the Duke Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Center information seminar to see if weight loss surgery is right for you.


Good Neighbors, Good Health: Melanoma
Registration closed - Register online or call 919-403-4DRH (4374).
7:00 p.m.
Good Neighbors, Good Health is a free educational series to help the community stay on top of important health issues.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

Back to Work for New Moms
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Support group for new moms who are working or are planning to return to work soon. The group's topics will fluctuate to meet the needs of those attending and will include the how to's of effectively returning to the workplace, continuing to breastfeed, and blending quality time with baby and dad/partner. Moms are encouraged to bring babies, but no dads or toddlers in this group.
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