Thursday, March 26, 2009

Calendar of Events for April and May

Get out your calendars and mark them up with events and classes from Fauquier Health. Below you'll find events for April and May, from couples massage to cancer support groups.

Diabetes Self Management Training
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: Classes are forming
Details: Covers diet, exercise, medication
Cost: Covered by Medicare and most insurance plans
Register: 540-316-2652; diabetes@fauquierhealth.org

Wednesday, April 1
The State of the State of Autism
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Details: Speaker John A. Toscano, M.S.W., M.B.A., president and CEO of Commonwealth Autism Service, will speak on “The State of the State of Autism” in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. Babysitting is available. Registration is required.
Register: 540-316-3588

Monday, April 6
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 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

Saturday, April 11
First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR; and AED
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower, Sycamore 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

Tuesday, April 14
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

Thursday, April 16
Mini-Medical School
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower, Sycamore room
When: Six Thursdays, April 16 to May 21, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Details: The first night of the six-session Mini-Medical School. The theme is “Health and Wellness: Living Long and Living Well.” Specific presentation topics will include “A Healthy Heart,” “Healthy Back and Joints,” “Living Healthy with Cancer,” “A New Look at Radiology,” “Allergies and Asthma” and “The Skinny on Health and Nutrition.”
Cost: $40 for the six-session series
Register: 540-316-3588

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

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 Michael Amster, M.D.
Cost: $20 per person. Grandparents are also welcome to attend this class at $20 per person
Register: 540-316-3588

Medicare and Medicaid Benefits Counseling
Where: Chestnut room
When: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Details: Counselors will help explain Medicare for those older than 65; disabled beneficiaries younger than 65; Medicare parts A, B and D; and Medicaid savings.
Registration is required.
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, April 21
Cancer Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut room
When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-878-2136

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


Saturday, April 25
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class sessions – Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, from 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

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


Tuesday, April 28
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

Monday, May 4
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – May 4, 11,18 and June 1, 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

Saturday, May 9
First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR; and AED
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower, Sycamore 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

Tuesday, May 12
Looking Good, Feeling Good
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut room
When: 6:00 p.m.
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.

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

Thursday, May 14
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 “Getting the most out of your doctor’s visits,” by Dr. Joseph David
Cost: Free
Details: Call 540-316-2652 or e-mail diabetes@fauquierhealth.org for more information

Saturday, May 16
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class sessions – Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, from 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


Monday, May 18
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: 540-316-2640

Tuesday, May 19
Cancer Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Chestnut room
When: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-878-2136

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. Class includes lunch.
Cost: $20.
Register: 540-316-3588

Thursday, May 21
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 Michael Amster, M.D.
Cost: $20 per person. Grandparents are also welcome to attend this class at $20 per person
Register: 540-316-3588

Saturday, May 23
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, May 26
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

Wednesday, May 27
Skin Cancer Lecture
Where: Fauquier Hospital Tower Sycamore room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Details: Dermatologist J.C. Caballero, M.D. will discuss the forms of skin cancer, who is at risk, how to protect your children and the latest treatments.
Register: 540-316-3588

Thursday, May 28
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, May 30
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 Thomas Myers, M.D.
Cost: $45 per couple
Register: 540-316-3588

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