Monday, August 3, 2009

Calendar of Events for August

Ongoing

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

Cholesterol Screenings
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: Monday through Friday
Details: In 5 minutes, receive results for total, HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose. No physician referral necessary, but an appointment is required.
Cost: $30
Register: 540-316-2640

Cholesterol Screenings
Where: Fauquier Health Internal Medicine at Lake Manassas (7915 Lake Manassas Drive, Suite 101)
When: Monday through Friday
Details: In 5 minutes, receive results for total, HDL and LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose. No physician referral necessary, but an appointment is required.
Cost: free
Register: 703-743-7300

Saturday, August 8
First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR; and AED
Where: Fauquier Hospital 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

Monday, August 10
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – Mondays, July 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

Tuesday, August 11
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, August 13
Blood Drive
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
When: 12 noon to 6 p.m.
Details: Those donating blood this month will automatically be registered to win fun prizes, including two tickets to a Redskins game. Other prizes will be a signed Redskins football jersey, a Redskins hat, a golf towel, an autograph or T-shirt. All donors will receive a free Red Cross football cup and free Red Cross flip-flops (while supplies last).

Friday, August 14
Babysitters’ Training Course
Where: Fauquier Hospital 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

Saturday, August 15
First Aid and Infant and Child CPR
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore room
When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Details: Includes infant and child CPR and basic first aid training and will prepare you to respond to children up to age 8 or up to 55 pounds. Registration is required.
Cost: $60
Register: 540-316-3588

Monday, August 17
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – Mondays, July 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

Tuesday, August 18
Breastfeeding Made Simple
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: noon to 2:00 p.m.
Details: Obstetrical nurse lactation consultants will teach about breastfeeding benefits
and techniques. Dads are welcome.
Cost: $25
Register: 540-316-3588

Thursday, August 20
Baby Care Essentials
Where: Fauquier Hospital 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, August 22
Growing Healthy Babies
Where: Family Birthing Center
When: 9 a.m. to noon
Details: This class is for those thinking of becoming pregnant or in their first trimester. Topics include nutrition, exercise, physical discomforts, stages of baby growth, warning signs, preterm labor and emotional challenges. Presentation from obstetrician Lorraine Chun, M.D. Registration is required.
Cost: $45 per couple
Register: 540-316-3588

Babysitters’ Training Course
Where: Fauquier Hospital 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, August 24
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – Mondays, July 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

Tuesday, August 25
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, August 26
Immunization—Not Just For Kids!
Where: Fauquier Hospital’s Sycamore room
When: 7 p.m.
Details: Benefits of immunization for all ages, discussed by internist William Simpson, M.D.
Cost: Free
Details: Call 540-316-3588

Saturday, August 29
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class sessions – Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30, 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, August 31
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – Mondays, July 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

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