Roanoke

Infant Massage Class

When 
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 2nd Fl. 101 Elm Ave. Rke., VA 24013

After all the months of waiting and dreaming, it is exciting when your baby is finally born. It takes time and effort for parents to get to know their newborn, and time for the newborn to adjust to the new world.  Infant massage is one way to help make this process easier.  Parents have always loved touching and stroking their babies, and babies love to be soothed and cuddled. Part of a baby's emotional and neurological development comes from the interactions of touch and feelings of security it offers.
This is a one hour per week, 2 week infant massage course, taught by a certified infant massage trainer for infants one month to one year of age.  In this class, you will learn how to massage your infant to assist with bonding, constipation, crying and colic, sleep, teething, and communication.
  
The dates for this class are:

  • 07/06/17
  • 07/13/17

Beyond bonding, this course can also help with:

  • Stress relief (for babies and parents)
  • Growth and development
  • Gas
  • Symptoms of colic
  • Increasing parents’ confidence and sensitivity to baby’s signals and cues
  • Weight gain and neurological development in premature babies

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

Infant Massage Class

When 
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 2nd Fl. 101 Elm Ave. Rke., VA 24013f

After all the months of waiting and dreaming, it is exciting when your baby is finally born. It takes time and effort for parents to get to know their newborn, and time for the newborn to adjust to the new world.  Infant massage is one way to help make this process easier.  Parents have always loved touching and stroking their babies, and babies love to be soothed and cuddled. Part of a baby's emotional and neurological development comes from the interactions of touch and feelings of security it offers.
This is a one hour per week, 2 week infant massage course, taught by a certified infant massage trainer for infants one month to one year of age.  In this class, you will learn how to massage your infant to assist with bonding, constipation, crying and colic, sleep, teething, and communication.  

The dates for this class are:

  • 07/20/17
  • 07/27/17

Beyond bonding, this course can also help with:

  • Stress relief (for babies and parents)
  • Growth and development
  • Gas
  • Symptoms of colic
  • Increasing parents’ confidence and sensitivity to baby’s signals and cues
  • Weight gain and neurological development in premature babies

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

Infant Massage Class

When 
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where 
Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 2nd Fl. 101 Elm Ave. Rke., VA 24013f

After all the months of waiting and dreaming, it is exciting when your baby is finally born. It takes time and effort for parents to get to know their newborn, and time for the newborn to adjust to the new world.  Infant massage is one way to help make this process easier.  Parents have always loved touching and stroking their babies, and babies love to be soothed and cuddled. Part of a baby's emotional and neurological development comes from the interactions of touch and feelings of security it offers.
This is a one hour per week, 2 week infant massage course, taught by a certified infant massage trainer for infants one month to one year of age.  In this class, you will learn how to massage your infant to assist with bonding, constipation, crying and colic, sleep, teething, and communication. 
 
The dates for this class are:

  • 05/18/17
  • 05/25/17

Beyond bonding, this course can also help with:

  • Stress relief (for babies and parents)
  • Growth and development
  • Gas
  • Symptoms of colic
  • Increasing parents’ confidence and sensitivity to baby’s signals and cues
  • Weight gain and neurological development in premature babies

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

Breastfeeding, Roanoke

When 
Tuesday 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

Breastfeeding is a learned behavior for both Mom and baby.  During this class, a Certified Lactation Consultant provides the information you will need to decide if breastfeeding is the right choice for you and your new baby.  If you have already decided to breastfeed, this class will provide basic instructions on breastfeeding techniques and benefits. Other breastfeeding topics will also be discussed.

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

Neuro-Secrets They Never Taught You

When 
Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Where 
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center | 110 Shenandoah Ave., N.W. | Roanoke, VA 24016

Neurological disorders, their diagnosis and their management are often seen as a dark unnoticeable corner of medicine. Interventions often appear as arbitrary and/or mystical. We seek to demystify this world and “pull back the curtain” on modern, evidence based, acute and sub-acute neurological evaluation and care.

  • Discuss key components to the neurological exam.
  • Explore the formal interpretation of neurological imaging studies.
  • Gain confidence with the initial management of acute and common neurological disorders.

Target Audience:
Physicians. Nurses, specialists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants who work with patients that are subject to neurosurgery and neurological needs.

Topics will include:

  • What to look for during a neurological patient evaluation
  • Neurological disasters
  • Interpreting radiologist findings in neurological images
  • Deep brain stimulation and movement disorders
  • Hardware in patients’ spines
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain tumors
  • Brain and spine case studies
  • Research and trends

Contact Loretta F. Hall, M.Ed., conference planner, at Lfhall@carilionclinic.org or 540-985-4094.

For more information, view the Save the Date flyer.

Low Intervention Childbirth

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Ctr., Medical Office Building, Suite 202, 2900 Lamb Circle, Christiansburg, VA 2407

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:

  •  08/02/17
  •  08/09/17
  •  08/16/17
  •  08/23/17
  •  08/30/17
  •  09/06/17

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

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

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 and car safety and much more!

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

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 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.

  • Learn how to create a safe home environment
  • Crib Safety
  • Poison and Chocking prevention

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic 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) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

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

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 and car safety and much more!

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic 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.

  • Learn how to create a safe home environment
  • Crib Safety
  • Poison and Chocking prevention

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

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