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Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011

Duke Ctr for Metabolic/Weight Loss Surg
Registration closed
4:00 pm


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.


Varicose and Spider Veins: Prevention and Treatment
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Get tips for preventing varicose veins, options for cosmetic or medical treatment, and differences in treatment facilities.

Prepared Childbirth Class Series
Registration closed - Class FULL...see schedule for other dates.
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 -- February 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, Feb. 2, 2011

Infant/Child CPR and Safety (PBLS)
Registration closed - Class 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.


New Tools for New Dads
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Class is designed in discussion group format to provide information for new dads (and dads-to-be) to assist them beginning their own routines with a new baby in the home. Topics will be group determined and typically cover: managing alone time with the baby, maintaining communication and intimacy with partner; balancing relatives' demands with new families needs; and balancing work and family. We encourage you to bring your baby, but no moms allowed!

Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011

Juggling Medications: Too Many Pills in the Air?
Cancelled
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Mixing multiple medications can be deadly. Understand potential drug interactions, the importance of adherence, side effects of common drugs, and how to manage "polypharmacy".

Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

Duke Ctr for Metabolic/Weight Loss Surg
Registration closed
3:00 pm


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, Feb. 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

Know Stroke...No Stroke
Cancelled - Class rescheduled to May 2, 2011
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
You can save your life by understanding risks, warnings, and symptoms of stroke.

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

D R H Total Joint Replacement Class
Registration closed
2:00pm
This class is intended for patients who are scheduled for knee or hip replacement at Durham Reional Hospital. Each patient is strongly encouraged to being a...

Duke Ctr for Metabolic/Weight Loss Surg
Registration closed
4:00 pm


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.


Keeping Your Blood Pressure Down
Registration closed
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Learn about lifestyle changes and medications used to control high blood pressure.

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

Medicare Fraud, Abuse, and Scams
Cancelled
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Explore how to protect your Medicare benefits from identity theft; detect billing errors and potential fraud on your medical statements.

Living With Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators
Cancelled
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Discuss cardiac conditions that require implantable devices, their technology and their safety. Patients, caregivers and those considering this treatment option are welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011

Effective Communication: Is Anybody Listening?
Registration closed
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Look at the impact that communication plays on the quality of your relationships with others. Hear tips to get your point across, get your needs met, and increase support while enhancing relationships.

Epidural Pain Relief and Other Options
Cancelled
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
This class provides information about pain relief options during labor. It is facilitated by an anesthesiologist and nurse who provide care in ther Duke Birthing Center.

Note- those wanting in-depth knowledge about the labor process and all pain relief options are encouraged to register for a Prepared Childbirth class.
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