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Vassar Brothers Medical Center celebrates cancer survivors

Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day to honor patients, families and caregivers of individuals who have survived the country’s second leading cause of death. The celebration will include crafts, ice cream sundaes and a butterfly release ceremony. “We join hundreds of communities around the country that take time each year to celebrate cancer survivors, provide inspiration for the newly diagnosed and show support to families and caregivers,” said Sandi Cassese, vice...

June 1, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Dyson Center for Cancer Care
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Laryngectomy Support Group

Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM

This monthly support group is for patients and their families who have undergone or are considering surgery for laryngectomy, often due to throat cancer. This group provides opportunity for patients to share information, discuss various topics and engage in social interaction.  A member of the Speech Pathology department is present to facilitate discussion. This group meets the 1st Thursday of each month from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Please contact Mary Ell Izzo at 845-483-7391 for more information.

June 1, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 5:00 PM

We know that sometimes it takes more than just hard work and determination to become a happier, healthier you. That’s why we offer a weight loss surgery program specifically designed to help, with the latest advanced surgical techniques, nutritional counseling and support programs. Ready to take the next step? Please join us for a no-commitment seminar. Please call (845) 230-4797 to reserve your spot today or to learn more.

June 1, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room B
45 Reade, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, June 05, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

June 5, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal Course

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 - 5:30 PM

This class is full please see our 6/17 or 6/24 class dates.  This is a recertification course for BLS Healthcare Provider and you must have a current BLS certification to take this abridged recertification course. Course completion results in a certification card valid for 2 years from the American Heart Association.  This course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, Physical Therapists, Dentists, Lifeguards and other Healthcare Professionals.  This one day class is held from 5:30pm – 9:...

June 6, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

CPR Awareness Week Free Friends & Family CPR Classes

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 - 5:30 PM

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only® CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR with breaths and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment by using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.  Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not require a certifica...

June 6, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 - 6:00 PM

This group is for those considering or who have had weight loss surgery. We discuss vitamin therapy, exercise, compliance and lifestyle changes. This group meets monthly month at 6 p.m.

June 7, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room B
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

June 12, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

June 19, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Newly Diagnosed Cancer Support Groups

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM

If you have been recently diagnosed with cancer, this support group encourages you to discuss your thoughts, questions and concerns with peers. This group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 1pm to 2pm. Register: Call Susan Loughran at 845-483-6470

June 20, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dyson Cancer Center - 2nd Floor
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

June 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Hearing that your cancer has returned can be very difficult. The Metastatic Cancer Support Group can provide an opportunity for you to ask questions, express your feelings and to know that you are not alone in your journey. This group meets the 4th Wednesday of each month. Please call 845-483-6470 to register or for more information.

June 28, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dyson Cancer Center - 2nd Floor
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, July 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

July 3, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 - 6:00 PM

This group is for those considering or who have had weight loss surgery. We discuss vitamin therapy, exercise, compliance and lifestyle changes. This group meets monthly month at 6 p.m.

July 5, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room B
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Laryngectomy Support Group

Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM

This monthly support group is for patients and their families who have undergone or are considering surgery for laryngectomy, often due to throat cancer. This group provides opportunity for patients to share information, discuss various topics and engage in social interaction.  A member of the Speech Pathology department is present to facilitate discussion. This group meets the 1st Thursday of each month from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Please contact Mary Ell Izzo at 845-483-7391 for more information.

July 6, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

Thursday, July 06, 2017 - 5:00 PM

We know that sometimes it takes more than just hard work and determination to become a happier, healthier you. That’s why we offer a weight loss surgery program specifically designed to help, with the latest advanced surgical techniques, nutritional counseling and support programs. Ready to take the next step? Please join us for a no-commitment seminar. Please call (845) 230-4797 to reserve your spot today or to learn more.

July 6, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room B
45 Reade, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Wilderness First Aid

Saturday, July 08, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Wilderness First Aid course will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, kayakers, hunters and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care. Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning and ...

July 8, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This class offers patients, their families and interested members of the community an opportunity to learn about elective joint replacement surgery. Our specially trained nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and case managers will be there to answer questions and to discuss the pathway to an optimal joint replacement experience. For more information, please call the Orthopedic Patient Coordinator at Vassar Brothers Medical Center 845-483-6626. TTY: 800-421-1220. 

July 10, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center - Conference Room A
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal Course

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:30 PM

This is a recertification course for BLS Healthcare Provider and you must have a current BLS certification to take this abridged recertification course. Course completion results in a certification card valid for 2 years from the American Heart Association.  This course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, Physical Therapists, Dentists, Lifeguards and other Healthcare Professionals.  This one day class is held from 5:30pm – 9:30pm.  You must call (845) 475-9742 to register & pay – c...

July 11, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

American Heart Association ACLS Renewal Course

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This is a recertification of the ACLS course. You must have a current ACLS certification to take this course.  This one day course is held from 9 am – 3 pm.  Course completion results in a two-year ACLS certification from the American Heart Association.  The new 2015 AHA Guidelines have been released.  A new textbook is available and AHA now allows students to use their textbook when taking the written exam.  You will be required to do a pre-course assessment in the new text as ...

July 15, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601