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Aug 2019

Nurturing your Newborn Class

Aug 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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$30.00

This class covers both newborn care and breastfeeding. The morning portion of this class will include breastfeeding benefits and techniques, the physiology of making milk, positioning and latch, how to know baby is getting enough milk, keeping up your milk supply, where to go for help, learn about our lactation consultants and breastfeeding forums. Pump rentals, and a visit to our Lactation Connection resource center is also included in this class. The afternoon segment of this class will cover newborn…

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Cancer Support Workshop 2: Mind-Body Techniques to Lessen Side Effects of Radiation Therapy

Aug 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

Renown Institute for Cancer is teaming up with a trained and certified expert in cancer treatment side effect management, Renie Anderson. Attend this workshop to use mind-body techniques to help reduce anxiety and feel calmer, visualize your treatment in a healing way and enhance your healing by doing activities that bring you relief. Helping patients to feel more connected.  Helping to reduce fight/flight response and to help you feel more at ease Explaining how stress impacts our bodies and our…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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Breastfeeding Circle

Aug 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Dec 31, 2019

Lilli Claire Room, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Breastfeeding Circle is a great place for breastfeeding moms to find support, exchange experiences and discuss any concerns you might have. Mothers discuss their experiences and concerns such as milk supply, pumping, going back to work, sleeping or lack of sleep, to name just a few. Weights checks are offered as well as weighted feeds so moms can see how much milk baby takes from the breast. We meet every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon in the Lilli Claire Room…

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Breast Cancer Newly Diagnosed Orientation Class

Aug 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 34 tickets left

Renown Institute for Cancer offers one hour classes weekly to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their families. Classes are facilitated by an oncology nurse navigator, social worker, physical therapist and surgical nurses. In this class you will: Meet your navigator and learn about cancer support services available to you Hear about pre-surgery instructions and your pre-admit appointment Receive education in prehabilitation and lymphedema prevention Have your questions answered about treatment, including chemotherapy, biotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy and clinical trials…

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Learn to Sleep Better

Aug 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 52 tickets left

As we age, sleep patterns change. And when sleep is disrupted, it impacts the entire day. Common problems with sleep include difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or not feeling restored after waking up. Identifying what could be causing your sleepless nights is an important investment to your health. Attend this lecture Sponsored by a Community Fund Grant from the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. Psychologist Herbert “Buddy” F. Coard III, Ed.D., Renown Behavioral Health Medical Group will teach us ways…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit. This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. There is no cost to attend. Please register below under the expecting mother’s…

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“Broken Propeller” Screening/Fundraiser

Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Local Award-Winning Filmmaker Goes Charitable Christine Lazzarini of Gypsy Moth Productions, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Ms. Lazzarini’s documentary, Broken Propeller, which showcases the first responders at the 2011 Reno Air Races crash. “The Elvin Family, despite their medical issues, wanted to give back to the Reno Community because of the care they received during their recovery and started the Cherie Elvin Memorial Scholarship Fund, in honor…

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Cancer Caregiver Support Group

Aug 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 30 tickets left

This support group is designed to provide support, education, networking and resource materials to caregivers who are coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer. *Please note that this is a support group designed for Caregivers only. Video enabled attendance is available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect. To attend, please register below.        

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Heartfulness Meditation – Learn How to Meditate

Aug 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Dec 26, 2019

Discover stillness and tranquility.  Learn to use meditation as a powerful tool and experience the benefits for the body, mind and spirit! Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet, it is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there.  This class can help you to reduce stress, enhance creativity, discover mindfulness, breath and body awareness, create inner peace and connect to your inner self, improve relationships, awaken your intuition. Your instructor, Schauntelle Puliti, has…

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Spinal Surgery Pre-Op class

Aug 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 40 tickets left

Are you considering, or have you already scheduled spine surgery? Knowing what to expect and how to prepare for this surgery can make a significant impact in your recovery. Attend a class taught by experts in pre-operative education. Topics include: Preparing for surgery Adaptive equipment and assistive devices How you can expect to progress through the recovery process Standard medical management following surgery Recommended physical and occupational therapy exercises You are encouraged to bring a guest for support There is…

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Heart Failure Support Group

Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 35 tickets left

This group is open to all heart failure patients and their families. You will learn about managing and living well with heart failure in a supportive group environment. This month's topic is medications, and will feature a pharmacist guest speaker. We meet the last Wednesday of every month. Video enabled attendance is available. Patients can access remotely and join from any video-enabled device (smart phone, iPad, laptop, or webcam/desktop). Upon registering, you will receive instructions on how to virtually connect. There…

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Dementia Friendly Washoe County Information Session

Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Renown South Meadows Medical Center – Northview Room, 10101 Double R. Blvd.
Reno, NV 89521 United States
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Free 22 tickets left

You're Invited to be a Dementia Friend!  At this information session, you'll learn five key messages about dementia along with what it's like to live with dementia and how to translate this new understanding into practical actions that can help people with dementia who are living in our community. For more information please call 775-682-9444 or go to our website at DementiaFriendlyNevada.org There is no charge to attend this class. Please register below.

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Quit Tobacco Class

Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free 7 tickets left

Join us for a free Quit Tobacco Class courtesy of Renown Health. This class is offered to patients who want to learn the risks of smoking and the benefits of quitting.  Participants will also receive a brief review of triggers, coping techniques, and what is available (patches, chantix etc) to assist with their decision to become tobacco free. To attend, please register below.

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