Friday, August 28, 2009

September Calendar of Events


Ongoing

Diabetes Self Management Training
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, 419 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, 419 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: $24 for the month of September (Usually the cost is $30. Price is reduced this month to recognize Cholesterol Awareness Month.)
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


Tuesday, September 8

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

Look Good and Feel Better!
Where: Fauquier Health Chestnut room
When: 6:00 p.m.
Details: This American Cancer Society-sponsored program helps women overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Participants must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
Cost: Free
Register: Call an American Cancer Society representative at 540-878-2136.


Wednesday, September 9

Is Your Thyroid Hypo or Hyper
Where: Fauquier Hospital’s Sycamore room
When: 7:00 p.m.
Details: Endocrinologist Deepak Kashyap, M.D. will give an overview of thyroid physiology, along with the signs and symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism. He will also discuss signs and symptoms, disease management and treatment options.
Cost: Free
Details: Call 540-316-3588


Thursday, September 10

Diabetes Support Group
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center, 419 Holiday Court, Warrenton
When: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Details: “Diabetes and Heart Health” by Christopher Leet, M.D. This group is for anyone with diabetes and those who support or care for a person with diabetes. Class meets the second Thursday of every other month.
Cost: Free
Register: Call 540-316-2652 or e-mail diabetes@fauquierhealth.org.


Saturday, September 12

First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR; and AED
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore room
When: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Details: Includes adult, infant and child CPR; basic first aid; and automated external defibrillator (AED) training.
Cost: $65.
Register: 540-316-3588


Monday, September 14

Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Four-session class – Mondays, September 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 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, September 15

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.
Cost: $25
Register: 540-316-3588


Thursday, September 17

Joint Replacement Lecture
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore rooms
When: 6:00 p.m.
Details: A physician from Blue Ridge Orthopaedic and Spine Center will discuss joint replacement – from the initial physician’s consultation through postsurgical rehabilitation.
Cost: Free
Register: 540-316-3588

Baby Care Essentials
Where: Fauquier Health Family Birthing Center
When: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Details: Taught by certified childbirth educators. Topics include diapering, bathing, cord care, circumcision care, feeding methods and infant safety. Listen to a presentation from pediatrician, Dennis Rustom, M.D., board certified in pediatrics.
Cost: $20 per person.
Register: 540-316-3588


Saturday, September 19

Rappahannock Rough Ride
Where: Little Washington, Va.
When: Begins at 10:00 a.m.
Details: Bicyclists will have a choice of a 12-mile course, a 20-30 mile course or a 35-50 mile course. All riders must wear helmets, sign a release and those under 16 must be accompanied by adults. The event will be held rain or shine.
Cost: Registrations received before September 12 are $25. Children under 12 are $15. Same day registration is $30.
Register: www.fauquierfreeclinic.org; call 540.428.3610 or e-mail roughride2009@gmail.com for more information.

Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: Weekend class – Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, 9:00 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


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


Tuesday, September 22

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


Saturday, September 26

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


Sunday, September 27

Nanette’s Walk
Where: Middleburg
When: Beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Details: The Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer Fund of the Piedmont Community Foundation has been a generous supporter of Fauquier Hospital, contributing $20,000 in 2008 and $30,000 in 2007 to help bring digital mammography to the area. Since 2007, the fund has raised nearly $100,000, in which 100 percent has benefited non-profit organizations like Fauquier Hospital in the fight against breast cancer.
For more information: Call the Fauquier Health Foundation at 540.316.2610.


Monday, September 28

Massage for Couples, Level II
Where: Fauquier Health LIFE Center
When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Details: Instructed by Heidi Leavell, C.M.T., Level II is for couples who have some experience with massage.
Cost: $45
Register: 540-316-2640

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