Roanoke

5th Annual Advances in Cardiology: An Imaging-Focused Update

When 
Saturday 8:00 am to Sunday 12:00 pm
Where 
110 Shenandoah Ave. NW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Join us for the 5th Annual Advances in Cardiology: An Imaging-Focused Update

Topics Include:

Atrial Septal Defects

Steven Herold, M.D.
Carilion Children’s
Diane Spicer, P.A.
University of Florida Pediatric Cardiology

Echocardiography Evaluation of Ventricular Septal Defects in Children and Adults

Herbert Whitley, M.D.
Carilion Children’s
Diane Spicer, P.A.
University of Florida Pediatric Cardiology

CMRI in a Patient With Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Myocarditis

Matthew Roby, D.O.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Tetralogy of Fallot

Joelle Miller, M.D.
Carilion Children’s
Diane Spicer, P.A.
University of Florida Pediatric Cardiology

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

Matthew Cauchi, D.O.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology
Ankur Fadia, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Interoperative TEE

Alexander Cardenas
ACV, Inc.

Role of TEE in Cardioversion, Stroke and Aortic Disease

John Lystash, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

A Case of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy

Yevgeniy Latyshev, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Back to the Future With Nuclear Imaging

Jacek Slowikowski, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Device: The Carilion Clinic Experience

Soufian AlMahameed, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

A Case of Right Atrial Thrombi During Pregnancy

Mona Soni, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Advances in Stress Electrocardiography for the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease

Jamieson M. Bourque, M.D.
University of Virginia Cardiology

Nuances in Assessment of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Insufficiency

Onyedika Ilonze, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Cardiac Amyloidosis

Sehrish Memon, M.D.
Carilion Clinic Cardiology

Advances in Nuclear Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Advantages of PET

Jamieson M. Bourque, M.D.
University of Virginia Cardiology

Mind Your Memory with Dr. Brian K. Unwin, M.D.

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Salem Health and Rehabilitation Center - 1945 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA 24153

As we age a decline in our memory is normal, but there are many things you can do to help.  

At this Free Event, Dr. Brian K. Unwin, M.D., Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Carilion Clinic Center for Healthy Aging, will address tips on what you can do to keep your brain sharp, improve your memory as you age and what you can do to help put your mind at ease.

Registration is required and Dinner included.  To Register please call (540) 345-3894 and/or via email at Carla.Thomas@MFA.net.

  

"Surviving Winter" Presentation

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Bethany Christian Church - 3115 Fleming Ave, NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

Come and learn how-to pick up tips to get you through this Winter season.  Topics to-be discussed will include:

  • Safety on ladders
  • Winter concerns
  • Your immune system and protection
  • Folks 65 years and older
  • Other offenders of Cold and Flu season
  • The myth of the "Stomach Flu"; and more!

For more information and/or questions, please contact: Edie Naughton at (540) 981-8077.

 

Rx Drug Take Back Saturday

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where 
CVS Pharmacy Store Parking lot at Towers Shopping Center - 2001 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015

GOT DRUGS?

Turn in your unused and/or expired medications for safe disposal. No appointment is necessary - the public is welcome. Simply bring your medications to this event where they can be safely collected and destroyed by local law enforcement and DEA agents.

90 percent of teens get prescription drugs from the home medicine cabinet and friends. Participating in this drug take-back event instead of leaving medications unsecured in your home or flushing them down the toilet will help prevent drug abuse and protect your valley's waterways.

Visit the RAYSAC (Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition) website for other locations.

Sports Training: How Much Is Too Much?

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences - Franklin Rd

Sports programs place siginificant physical demands on children's growing bodies. Join Carilion Clinic pediatric orthopaedist Julie Zielinski, M.D., to find out whether your child's athletics balance fitness and skill development without increasing the risk of overuse injuries. Dr. Zielinski will share guidelines to help avoid sports-related damage to bones and soft tissues.

Living Well with Chronic Diseases

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
CRMH Rehabilitation Auditorium 2017 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke

Millions of Americans are living with chronic health conditions. The Living Well workshop was created and developed by Stanford University and is currently used around the world. It helps patients with chronic health conditions take an active and effective approach to improving their symptoms and overall physical health.
 
Chronic conditions also affect more than just our physical health. Relationships with family, friends, and co-workers can be impacted. Through our self management program, people living with chronic illness can take steps to improve their emotional well-being and overall quality of life.
 
Some topics addressed in the workshop include:
 

  • Ways to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  • Appropriate physical activity to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Developing action plans
  • Healthy eating
  • How to evaluate new treatments
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals.
  • Improving sleep

Program Overview:

  • 6-week workshop
  • Two and a half hours each week
  • Workshop led by certified facilitators who have personal experience in coping with chronic illness

We encourage spouses or another family member to participate with you
 

 
 

Living Well with Chronic Diseases

When 
Tuesday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
3 Riverside Circle, Roanoke -Conference Room 1A

Millions of Americans are living with chronic health conditions. The Living Well workshop was created and developed by Stanford University and is currently used around the world. It helps patients with chronic health conditions take an active and effective approach to improving their symptoms and overall physical health.
 
Chronic conditions also affect more than just our physical health. Relationships with family, friends, and co-workers can be impacted. Through our self management program, people living with chronic illness can take steps to improve their emotional well-being and overall quality of life.
 
Some topics addressed in the workshop include:

  • Ways to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  • Appropriate physical activity to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Developing action plans
  • Healthy eating
  • How to evaluate new treatments
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals.
  • Improving sleep

Program Overview:

  • 6-week workshop
  • Two and a half hours each week
  • Workshop led by certified facilitators who have personal experience in coping with chronic illness

We encourage spouses or another family member to participate with you

Living Well with Chronic Diseases

When 
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Where 
2001 Crystal Spring Ave.- Crystal Spring Building, Pulmonology/sleep Conference Room

Millions of Americans are living with chronic health conditions. The Living Well workshop was created and developed by Stanford University and is currently used around the world. It helps patients with chronic health conditions take an active and effective approach to improving their symptoms and overall physical health.
 
Chronic conditions also affect more than just our physical health. Relationships with family, friends, and co-workers can be impacted. Through our self management program, people living with chronic illness can take steps to improve their emotional well-being and overall quality of life.
 
Some topics addressed in the workshop include:
 

  • Ways to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation
  • Appropriate physical activity to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Developing action plans
  • Healthy eating
  • How to evaluate new treatments
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals.
  • Improving sleep

Program Overview:

  • 6-week workshop
  • Two and a half hours each week
  • Workshop led by certified facilitators who have personal experience in coping with chronic illness

We encourage spouses or another family member to participate with you.

Open House: Clinical Opportunities in the Outpatient Setting

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where 
2331 Franklin Road S.W., Roanoke, Va.

Join us for this event where you can meet with hiring managers for multiple outpatient settings and learn more about opportunities at Carilion
 
We would love to meet with C.M.A.s, R.N.s and L.P.N.s. Opportunities are available in primary care offices, specialty clinics and urgent care in Roanoke and surrounding areas.

These type of positions offer:

  • Supportive leadership, interprofessional  teams and an innovative learning environment
  • College tuition, higher wages, varied career paths to pursue

  Contact us at 800-599-2537 or email ellipscomb@carilionclinic.org for more information. Come grow with us.
 

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