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Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Wednesday, April 26, 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.

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

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

American Heart Association First Aid CPR AED Combination Course

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This course covers basic First Aid, CPR techniques, maneuvers for choking victims and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator. Instruction provided for Adult, Child & Infant. Pre-registration and payment are required. Textbook & materials included. This one day class is held from 9am to 4pm.  This course is NOT for health care providers. This course is suitable for day care workers, construction workers, camp counselors and many other community professions.  Course completion re...

April 30, 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, May 01, 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. 

May 1, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

American Heart Association (BLS) Basic Life Support Provider Certification

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 - 6:00 AM

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. 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 6 pm – 10 p...

May 2, 2017
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal Course

Tuesday, May 02, 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...

May 2, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Wednesday, May 03, 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.

May 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Laryngectomy Support Group

Thursday, May 04, 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.

May 4, 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, May 04, 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.

May 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

American Heart Association BLS Instructor Course (Train-the-Trainer)

Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This course is designed to prepare American Heart Association instructors to disseminate the science, skills and philosophy of resuscitation programs to participants enrolled in American Heart Association Courses. Current AHA BLS HCP Certification is required (It must be an AHA certification no other type of CPR, such as CPR Pro or CPR 1-2-3 will be accepted), and prior teaching experience is beneficial. Course completion results in a certification card valid for two years from the American Heart Associ...

May 6, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course 2-Day Class

Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.  You must have a current BLS certification to take this course.  This 2-day course ...

May 6, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Putnam Hospital Center
670 Stoneleigh Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512

Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) 2-Day Class

Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This is a two day intensive course developed by the NAEMT to establish a standardized body of trauma knowledge and to improve the care of all Pre-Hospital trauma patients.  This eighth edition course combines interactive learning with scenario based assessments to give Pre-hospital providers a comprehensive learning experience.  Course completion results in a 4-year certification card.  Pre-requisites: FR/EMT/Paramedic.  Price: $ 150.00.  You must purchase your text separately a...

May 6, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, May 08, 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. 

May 8, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

Lymphedema Support Group

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Topic: Lipedema Group Leader: Keri Gill-Smith PT, DPT, CLT-LANA   To register or for more information, please call 845.871.4380.

May 9, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Pre-Operative Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, May 15, 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. 

May 15, 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, May 16, 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

May 16, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

The Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be draining, but you don't have to go it alone. Join us and receive the emotional, educational and social support needed to successfully care for someone with dementia. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY, Chapter 2900. Registration is required. For more information and to register, call (800) 272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/hudsonvalley .

May 18, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Putnam Hospital Center
Oncology Conference Room B, Carmel, New York 10512

American Heart Association ACLS Renewal Course

Saturday, May 20, 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 ...

May 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

American Heart Association ACLS Renewal Course

Saturday, May 20, 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 ...

May 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

American Heart Association (BLS) Basic Life Support Certification Course

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. 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 9 am – 1 pm...

May 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

American Heart Association ACLS Renewal Course

Saturday, May 20, 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 ...

May 20, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Interactive Health

Dinner with the Docs

Health Quest offers a new, interactive series, “Dinner with the Docs,” in April and May, featuring knowledgeable healthcare providers discussing preventive medicine and medical advancements. The educational series also features a complimentary dinner served at restaurants throughout the mid-Hudson Valley.

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