Roanoke

Grandparenting Today

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

What's new since you had your baby?

Join in this fun two (2)-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother! 

Topics will include:

·        An overview of current recommendations for infant care

·        Safety measures

·        How-to support the new parents and many more!

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

Low Intervention Childbirth

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

This Course provides the same class topics as our Prepared Childbirth Course, but has an increased emphasis on labor coping and support techniques, with a reduced emphasis on the use of pain medication in labor.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third (3rd) Trimester
Class Dates:

  • 04/26/17
  • 05/03/17
  • 05/10/17
  • 05/17/17
  • 05/24/17
  • 05/31/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

This is as close as you will come to a baby owner's manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as:

  • Bathing
  • Getting the baby to sleep
  • Understanding baby's cry
  • Diapering
  • Dressing
  • Temperature taking
  • Feeding a newborn
  • Home & Car Safety - and much more!

This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K Race

When 
Saturday 8:00 am
Where 
River's Edge Sports Complex | Wiley Drive

Come run your "tail rotor" off with us!

Join us for the third annual Carilion Clinic Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K race! Proceeds support a Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) scholarship benefiting students pursuing a Flight Medicine career.

The route starts on Wiley Drive, follows the Roanoke River along the scenic Roanoke Valley Greenways and finishes at the River’s Edge Sports Complex. Medals will be awarded to top placements per age group. Participants are also permitted to bring their dogs with them for the race!

For more information and to register, visit RotorRun.org.

Prepared Childbirth

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six (6)-week series will address 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.

Participants should plan to attend this class at the beginning of their third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Dress comfortably as you will be sitting / lying on the floor. *Please take two pillows and a blanket to each of your six Prepared Childbirth Classes.
Class Dates:

  • 04/06/17
  • 04/13/17/
  • 04/20/17
  • 04/27/17
  • 05/04/17
  • 05/11/17

This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE)

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Advance Directives/Living Wills 101

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
College Lutheran Church - 210 S. College Ave., Salem, VA 24153
  • Why do I need a Living Will / Advance Medical Directive?
  • Why is it important to have one in place now?
  • How do I help my family and medical team understand my wishes for end-of-life care?

Join Mark G. Swope, Ph.D., director of Medical Ethics, at this event, hosted by Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries, to find out the answer to these questions and more! 

There is no cost to participate and light refreshments will be provided.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 Handicap accessible.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Newborn Care

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

This is as close as you will come to a baby owner's manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as:

  • Bathing
  • Getting the baby to sleep
  • Understanding baby's cry
  • Diapering
  • Dressing
  • Temperature taking
  • Feeding a newborn
  • Home & Car Safety - and much more!

This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Low Intervention Childbirth Education

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

This Course provides the same class topics as our Prepared Childbirth Course, but has an increased emphasis on labor coping and support techniques, with a reduced emphasis on the use of pain medication in labor.  Participants should plan on attending this course at the beginning of the third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Class Dates:

  • 03/08/17
  • 03/15/17
  • 03/22/17
  • 03/29/17
  • 04/05/17
  • 04/12/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

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