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Prepared Childbirth Class - Series 2

When 
Monday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Entrance 10 | Fireside B | Christiansburg, VA

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six-week series addresses topics such as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, and many other details of labor and birth.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.  Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE). This course is offered at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.

For additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Prepared Childbirth Class - Series 1

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Entrance 10 | Fireside B | Christiansburg, VA

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six-week series addresses topics such as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, and many other details of labor and birth.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.  Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).This course is offered at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.

For additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Prepared Childbirth Class -Series 1

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Entrance 10 | Fireside B

You and your support partner are provided with the information and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six-week series addresses topics such as breathing and relaxation techniques, the labor partner's role, variations of labor, the labor and birth process, adjustment to parenthood, and many other details of labor and birth.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third trimester.  Taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).This course is offered at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.

For additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Better Breathers Group

When 
Thursday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle | Entrance 7 | Montgomery Room | Christiansburg, VA

Carilion Clinic’s Better Breathers Club offers education and skills to help manage chronic lung diseases. This support group provides opportunities to improve function and quality of life while connecting with others who are familiar with those challenges. Family members and friends are welcome to attend.   For additional information contact Carilion at 800-422-8482. Call to pre-register for this free support group.

Carry On, Warrior

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
The Inn at Virginia Tech | 901 Prices Fork Rd. | Blacksburg, VA

A Women's brunch event featuring New York Times Best Selling author, Glennon Doyle Melton.  Join us for a brunch and program by Glennon Doyle Melton as she encourages us to step out from behind masks of perfection and start connecting with one another by showing our real, messy, beautiful selves.

For more information or to register, please call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Healthcare Discussions for Women - Caregiver Stress

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle, entrance 10 | Christiansburg, VA

Caring for a loved one is a huge responsibility.  It can place significant pressure on a family member, leading to an increased risk for caregiver stress and other health problems. Join G.C. Duck, M.S.W. for an open discussion about ways to prevent and reduce caregiver stress.

Event is free; however, registration is required.  To register, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Health Discussions for Women - Women with Depression

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | 2900 Lamb Circle, entrance 7 | Christiansburg, VA

Untreated depression can lead to poor lifestyle choices and difficulty meeting everyday demands.  Depression can also lead to persistent physical symptoms that also have a negative impact on your personal health.  As part of our Healthcare Discussions for Women series, plan to join depression expert, Wanda Osburn, L.P.C., to discover resources that assist with diagnosis, treatment, and support.

 

This event is free; however, registration is required. To register, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Camp Treehouse West

When 
Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where 
Blue Ridge Christian Camp, McCoy, VA

Camp Treehouse West is a day-camping experience for children and teens ages 6-17 who have lost a loved one. The camp provides a caring, safe environment where campers are free to explore their feelings and concerns. Parents are encouraged to attend, too.

Camp Treehouse West is an opportunity for campers to meet others their own age who know what it’s like to lose a loved one. Campers will share memories and participate in many activities, such as arts, crafts, music, games, and team-building programs. No charge for attendance.

To register or for more information, please call:
Carilion Clinic Hospice New River Valley
540-633-9370 or 800-834-9281

Registration Deadline: Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

New River Valley Fall Symposium

When 
Saturday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
Radford University, College of Business and Economics, 701 Tyler Avenue, Second floor ballroom, Radford, VA 24142

This conference will focus on newer drugs and their proper use, detection and prevention of breast cancer, the relevance of hospice in end-of-life care, and strategies for various medical treatments.

TO SIGN UP FOR THIS CONFERENCE

  • Pre-registration is required by Friday, Oct. 10
  • Space is limited
  • Register by contacting Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482
  • Carilion providers: No fee 
  • Non-Carilion providers: $50 fee

For more information, view the conference brochure (.pdf).

 

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