Sunday, February 15, 2009

Calendar of Events for Fauquier Health

Here are some events offered at Fauquier Health through the end of March.

Tuesday, February 17

Red Cross Blood Drive
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Details: Call 540-316-3588 or 800-322-7500

Support Group for New Moms
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Call to confirm class time.)
Details: Discussion group for new mothers of infants between the ages of 2 days and 6 months old
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Cancer Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-878-2136

Wednesday, February 18

Stroke Awareness
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Details: Neurologist George Ringholtz, M.D., will discuss the treatment and
prevention of stroke.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Saturday, February 21

Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class -- February 21 and 22, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Details: Discussion-oriented class goes over anatomy, labor and delivery, breathing
and relaxation techniques, medical interventions, cesarean delivery and postpartum concerns. Expectant parents should attend this class during the second trimester of
pregnancy.
Cost: $120 per couple.
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, February 24

Breastfeeding Made Simple
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details: Obstetrical nurse lactation consultants will teach about breastfeeding benefits
and techniques. Dads are welcome.
Cost: $20
Register: 540-316-3588

Wednesday, February 25

Massage for Couples, Level I
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Details: Therapeutic massage, taught by Heidi Leavell, C.M.T. Level I focuses on the neck, shoulders and upper and lower back. Bring two pillows and a sheet and wear comfortable clothing. Ladies are requested to wear a halter or bathing suit top.
Cost: $45 per couple.
Register: 540-316-3588.

Growing Healthy Babies
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Details: Taught by childbirth educators, this class is for those thinking of becoming
pregnant or in their first trimester. Topics include nutrition, exercise, physical and emotional challenges, stages of growth, warning signs and preterm labor. Also hear from obstetrician Jeffrey Bell, M.D.
Cost: $45 per couple
Register: 540-316-3588

Babysitters’ Training Course
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Details: American Red Cross-certified babysitting course teaches leadership and
caregiving skills, how to prevent and manage emergencies, first aid, how to interview for babysitting jobs and more. The class is for kids ages 11 to 16. Bring a bagged lunch; drinks and cookies will be provided.
Cost: $40.
Register: 540-316-3588

Monday, March 2

Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four sessions – Mondays, March 2, 9, 16 and 23, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
Details: Discussion-oriented class goes over anatomy, labor and delivery, breathing
and relaxation techniques, medical interventions, cesarean delivery and postpartum concerns. Expectant parents should attend this class during the second trimester of
pregnancy.
Cost: $120 per couple.
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesdays, March 3

Support Group for New Moms
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Call to confirm class time.)
Details: Discussion group for new mothers of infants between the ages of 2 days and 6 months old
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Diabetes Self Management Training
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: March 3, 10, 17 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 noon; or Saturdays, March 7 and 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Details: Covers diet, exercise, medication
Cost: Covered by Medicare and most insurance plans
Register: 540-316-2652; diabetes@fauquierhealth.org

Tuesday, March 10

Baby Care Essentials
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower, Sycamore room
When: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Details: Taught by childbirth educators. Topics include diapering, bathing, cord care, circumcision care, feeding methods and infant safety. Also hear from pediatrician Suzanne Hayes, M.D.
Cost: $20 per person. Grandparents are also welcome to attend this class at $20 per person
Register: 540-316-3588

Thursday, March 12

Diabetes Support Group
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Details: Topic will be “Understanding Insulin — The Truths and Myths.”
Cost: Free
Details: Call 540-316-2652 or e-mail diabetes@fauquierhealth.org for more information

Looking Good, Feeling Good
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Details: Program helps women overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Participants must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-878-2136.

Saturday, March 14

First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR; and AED
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower, Chestnut room
When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Details: Includes adult, infant and child CPR; basic first aid; and automated
external defibrillator (AED) training. Registration is required.
Cost: $65.
Register: 540-316-3588

KidSafe
Where: Highland School, Warrenton
When: 9 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Details: Children’s health and safety event
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, March 17

Support Group for New Moms
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Call to confirm class time.)
Details: Discussion group for new mothers of infants between the ages of 2 days and 6 months old
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Cancer Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-878-2136

Thursday, March 19

Joint Replacement Lecture
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 6:00 p.m.
Details: Those considering a knee or hip replacement will learn about the entire process
— from the initial doctor’s consultation through postsurgical rehabilitation — from speaker David Snyder, M.D. Dr. Snyder will also discuss nonsurgical alternatives and treatment options for arthritis.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Saturday, March 21

Big Brother/Big Sister Class
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Details: Class acquaints expectant brothers and sisters ages 3 to 10 with the changes that commonly occur when a new baby arrives.
Cost: $10
Register: 540-316-3588

Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class – March 21 and 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Details: Discussion-oriented class goes over anatomy, labor and delivery, breathing
and relaxation techniques, medical interventions, cesarean delivery and postpartum concerns. Expectant parents should attend this class during the second trimester of
pregnancy.
Cost: $120 per couple.
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, March 24

Breastfeeding Made Simple
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 12 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Details: Obstetrical nurse lactation consultants will teach about breastfeeding benefits
and techniques. Dads are welcome. Class includes lunch.
Cost: $25.
Register: 540-316-3588

Wednesday, March 25

AARP Driver Safety Program
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: Wednesday, March 25 and Friday, March 27, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Details: Taught by AARP representatives for motorists ages 50 and older. Participants must attend both days of the class.
Cost: $12 for AARP members: $14 for nonmembers. Participants are welcome to purchase lunch in the hospital’s Bistro on the Hill restaurant. Registration required.
Register: 540-316-3588 or 800-322-7500

Wednesday, March 25

Massage for Couples, Level II
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
Details: Therapeutic massage, taught by Heidi Leavell, C.M.T. Level II assumes
you have a basic knowledge and will include more deep-tissue strokes, Trager
techniques and shiatsu. Bring two pillows and a sheet and wear comfortable clothing.
Ladies are requested to wear a halter or bathing suit top.
Cost: $45 per couple.
Register: 540-316-3588.

Saturday, March 28

Babysitters’ Training Course
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chesnut room
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Details: American Red Cross-certified babysitting course teaches leadership and
caregiving skills, how to prevent and manage emergencies, first aid, how to interview for babysitting jobs and more. The class is for kids ages 11 to 16. Bring a bagged lunch; drinks and cookies will be provided.
Cost: $40.
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, March 31

Support Group for New Moms
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Call to confirm class time.)
Details: Discussion group for new mothers of infants between the ages of 2 days and 6 months old
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

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