Roanoke

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.

Introducing your Four – Legged Baby to your new Baby

When 
Thursday 7:00 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

This class is taught by a veterinarian and gives expectant parents ideas on how to prepare their pet for the arrival of a new baby.

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

Brush Up for Healing Arts: A Paint Class for Everyone

When 
Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Foundation (Fralin House)

If you want to have some stress-releasing fun while learning new techniques and methods of painting, join us for our first of three painting sessions! Instructor Janet Wimmer will give an overall introduction to the elements of art and the principles of design at the beginning of each class. Each session will focus on one element and one principle that will be used for the painting. All paintings will have a similar subject but not all paintings will look alike, allowing for individual creativity.

Brush Up: Session One

Subject: Flowers
Element: Value
Principle of Design: Harmony of Color

Cost: $40
Includes all supplies, light refreshments and beverages.

Seating is limited. Register by May 1st!

For questions, contact healingarts@carilionclinic.org

Healthy Kids Day!

When 
Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Kirk Family YMCA - 520 Church Ave, SW Roanoke, VA 24016

CHARGE INTO SUMMER!

Come and join in the fun as the Kirk Family YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of all kids.  This event is Free and open to the public, with special offers and fun activities for the entire family!

Make sure and visit the Carilion Clinic Safe Kids table while you're there!  

Activities will include:
       - Laser Tag
       - Inflatables 
       - Dunking Tank
       - STEM Projects
       - DIY Healthy Snacks
       - Photo Booth 
       - Family Fitness Classes
       - Healthy Food Trucks
       - Swim Lesson Demonstrations

During the event we will have a fitness challenge to achieve 10,000 steps collectively!

We look forward to seeing you there!
 

 

Diabetes Management Support Group

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Diabetes Management Offices - 1030 S. Jefferson Street, Suite G-101, Roanoke, VA 24016

Managing a Healthy Lifestyle with Diabetes: The purpose of Diabetes support groups is to bring people with diabetes and their family members together in an atmosphere that supports coping with the day-to-day struggle of living with Diabetes. People with Diabetes and their families will:

  • Learn from the experiences of others and share their own.
  • Get tips from the dietician/nurse educators regarding diet, blood sugar testing, diabetes medications, complications of diabetes and more.
  • Learn new information from doctors or other health professionals who lecture on specific topics.
  • Have buddies they can call anytime for support.

This support group is Free! Meetings are held every (4th) fourth Tuesday of the Month (except for January, July and December) from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (Times may change according to activity planned). For more information, please feel free to contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

From Prevention to Recovery--the Continuum of Stroke Care

When 
Friday 7:30 am to 4:15 pm
Where 
3315 Ordway Drive, Roanoke, VA 24017

Build your knowledge on stroke prevention and caring for patients who have had a stroke at our upcoming 2017 Carilion-sponsoredstroke conference: From Prevention to Recovery--the Continuum of Stroke Care. You can expect the following topics to be discussed:

  • Risk Factors
  • Neurologic Assessment of Stroke Patients
  • Case Studies/Discussion
  • Stroke Patient Rehabilitation
  • Recognizing Posterior Strokes

View the Save the Date for more details.

Check the conferences web page for more details to come and to register.

Registration is open.

Perinatal and Women's Health Symposium

When 
Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
110 Shenandoah Avenue, N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016

OB/GYN and family practice physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, nurses, nurse midwives and lactation consultants are invited to join us for the Perinatal and Women's Health Symposium.

View the Save the Date. Watch the conferences website for more details to come. 

Registration is open and also can be done from the conferences website.

2017 Topics in Respiratory/Sleep

When 
Friday 8:00 am to 4:15 pm
Where 
3315 Ordway Drive, Roanoke, VA 24017

Join us to learn and discuss various topics in respiratory and sleep. A few agenda items include:

  • Tools and Tricks to Studying Pediatric Patients in the Sleep Lab
  • It's Only Tuberculosis
  • Management of COPD in the Setting of Sleep Apnea

View the brochure for a full agenda and more details.

To register, visit the conference website.

2017 Orthopaedics in Primary Care Conference

When 
Saturday 8:00 am to 1:15 pm
Where 
110 Shenandoah Avenue, N.W., Roanoke, VA 24016

Join us to enhance your knowledge of current trends in diagnosing and treating orthopaedic conditions at the 2017 Orthopaedics in Primary Care Conference. A few agenda items include:

  • Lower Limb Development in Toddlers
  • Low Back Pain: Diagnosis and Management
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome--Science, Pseudoscience and Tradition

Research poster presentations from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery's Musculoskeletal Education and Research Center (MERC) will also be available for review throughout the meeting, 7:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

For a full agenda and more details about the conference, view the brochure.

To register, visit the conference website.

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.

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