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Oct 2019

Cancer Support Group

Oct 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 102, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Free

This group is for all patients facing cancer. The meeting enables participants to share experiences and express feelings and concerns. All cancer patients, family members, cancer survivors and caregivers are welcome to attend. Meets weekly on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., see calendar for conference room details. 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…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Labor & Delivery, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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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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MS Invincibles Support Group

Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Dec 12, 2019

Renown Regional Medical Center – Artisans Room 107, Center for Advanced Medicine C, 75 Pringle Way, Reno, NV 89502, USA
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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For ages 40+ The Invincibles Support Group is privately managed by MS patients just like you! We are always seeking new members who are committed to on-going participation at our monthly meetings and group activities! We're all about fun, friendship, peer support, and learning about local MS resources. Featured speakers with valuable insights and services MS advocated who make a difference Educational Seminars that include family members and caregivers Updates on MS research and important clinical trial data MS friendly field…

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Eating Well After Cancer Treatment – Eating for Energy

Free

Healthy nutrition tips following cancer treatment: Join Dietitians from Renown Institute for Cancer for a 10 part series highlighting the important role nutrition plays in cancer survivorship and prevention.  Each class will incorporate useful tips for everyday living, take home recipes and recipe tasting.  Classes are every Thursday (excluding some holiday weeks) from 4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. in the Radiation Conference Room located on the ground floor of the Roseview Tower at Renown Regional. •    September 12 -…

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Diabetes Prevention Program- Informational Session

Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Artisans 108, Center for Advanced Medicine C, 75 Pringle Way
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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This is a free informational session about the Diabetes Prevention Program. We are looking for people who have pre-diabetes or are at high risk of getting Type 2 diabetes to tell you about how our program can help you reduce your risk by eating healthier and getting more active.

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Bariatric Surgery Support Group

Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 101, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Nobody quite understands what you are going through like others who are in the same boat. Under the direction of Dawn Remme, RN, Renown Regional Medical Center Bariatric Program Manager, we connect you with peers and leaders so you can support, coach, encourage, and lean on one another when you might need it most.  If you are thinking about weight loss surgery and you want to learn more about the client’s perspective or help reluctant family and friends better understand the…

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Meditation for Health Care Practitioners

Oct 10 @ 5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:45pm on Thursday, repeating until Dec 26, 2019

Join Matthew Embrey-McClain of Good Elephant for meditation designed for everyone but geared toward healthcare professionals who want to utilize the science of mindful meditation as a way to manage life and occupational stress in order to enrich their healing practice and personal lives.  (Matthew is happy to remain after the formal session for additional meditation or to answer questions.) Suggested Donation: $5 It has long been established that health care professionals are largely affected by the amount of authentic heartfelt…

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Surgery Lecture Series

Oct 10 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Complex Ventral Hernias: What Mesh to Use & When? Presented By: Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH UCSF, Professor & Chief of General Surgery Time:              Doors open at 5:30 PM. Program:       5:45 PM – 6:45 PM.  Dinner served. Where:           Mack Auditorium, Renown Regional Medical Center Cost:                 No fee to attend but registration recommended. Objectives:     Use evidence-based guidelines for selecting prosthetic hernia mesh. Decrease hernia recurrence rates following ventral hernia repair…

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Oct 10 @ 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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Advance Directive Workshop

Oct 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Renown Medical Group – 75 Pringle Way Ste 601, 75 Pringle Way Ste 601
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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This workshop will allow you to come and fill out your advance directive and learn why having it is important for you and your family. A notary will also be on site for those that would like to have their advance directive notarized. There will not be a charge for this service. There is no charge to attend this class. Please register below. If more than 1 person is attending, please register separately.

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Baby and Family Suites Tour

Oct 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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

Oct 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until Dec 19, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until Dec 29, 2019

John & Sue Dermody Children’s Healing Garden, 1155 Mill St
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 they may have. Moms discuss milk supply, pumping, going back to work, sleeping or lack of sleep, to name just a few. Weight checks are offered as well as weighted feeds - these can help moms can see how much milk their baby takes. This group meets every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to noon in the Lilli Claire Room at Renown Regional Medical…

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Baby Safe Class

Oct 12 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
$55.00

This class helps prepare parents for emergencies that may occur in baby’s first year. Along with car seat safety and basic baby proofing, discussion will include prevention and treatment of common injuries. Students will also learn and practice the skills necessary to perform infant CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), as well as the skills necessary to assist a choking infant. The American Heart Association Family & Friends “Infant CPR and Choking” (birth to one year) course is for those who want to learn Infant…

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Nurturing your Newborn Class

Oct 13 @ 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

Oct 14 @ 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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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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