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Weekend Child Birth Class

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

October 21, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

American Heart Association (BLS) Basic Life Support Certification Course

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This is a recertification or initial certification class for BLS healthcare providers; participants must have a current BLS certification to take this recertification course. A textbook is required (February 2016 AHA BLS) and AHA allows students to use the textbook when taking the written exam. Course completion results in a certification card from the AHA, valid for two years. The course is designed for doctors, nurses, EMTs, physical therapists, dentists, lifeguards and other professionals. For ages 1...

October 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sharon Hospital
50 Hospital Hill Rd, Sharon, CT 06069

Pre-Surgical Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, October 23, 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. 

October 23, 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, October 25, 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.

October 25, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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

Babysitting Preparedness Course

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The way we handle emergencies has changed often over the years and this course will make sure your essential skills are up-to-date with today’s most recent guidelines for care.  Our Babysitting Preparedness Course covers feeding, diapering, safety in the home, prevention of SIDS, prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome, basic first aid skills, how to cope with a crying baby, pediatric CPR & how to start a babysitting business.  The course is led by nationally certified instructors who also have ...

October 29, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Pre-Surgical Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, October 30, 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. 

October 30, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Ambulatory Surgical Center Building
21 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Bariatric - Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Wednesday, November 01, 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.

November 1, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Laryngectomy Support Group

Thursday, November 02, 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.

November 2, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

American Heart Association (BLS) Basic Life Support Provider Certification

Friday, November 03, 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...

November 3, 2017
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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

Pet First Aid, CPR and Disaster Preparedness Course

Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

This course is ideal for all pet owners and pet caregivers. This unique course covers common health and safety-related issues for Dogs & Cats, first aid basics, CPR, choking maneuvers for pets, when to seek professional care and disaster planning for your pet.  You practice your skills on furry life-like pet manikins.  Course completion results in a certification card valid for 2-years from the Emergency Care and Safety Institute.  This class is held at Putnam Hospital Center, Norther...

November 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 AM

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 10572

Weekend Child Birth Class

Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

November 4, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

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

Saturday, November 04, 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...

November 4, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

American Heart Association PALS Renewal Course

Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

This course is a recertification for the PALS course. You must be currently certified in PALS to take this abridged course.   This on day course is held from 9am – 4pm.  Course completion results in a two-year PALS certification card from the American Heart Association.  You must call (845) 475-9742 to register & pay – class sizes are limited.  Course Cost: $125 or $165 with text.  Current text with copyright of Oct 2016 required.  Pre-course assessment in text MUST be c...

November 4, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

Pre-Surgical Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, November 06, 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. 

November 6, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Ambulatory Surgical Center Building
21 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Friends & Family CPR Course

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

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 certification ca...

November 12, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Pre-Surgical Total Joint Replacement Education Class Mondays - VBMC

Monday, November 13, 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. 

November 13, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Vassar Ambulatory Surgical Center Building
21 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:30 PM

This BLS course is for both those re-certifying and new students under the new AHA guidelines. 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 – class sizes are limited.  Course Cost: $50.00 or $65 i...

November 14, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

Lymphedema Support Group

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Topic:Exercise and Lymphedema Group Leader:Marie Vegeto MS, OTR/L, CLT   To register or for more information, please call 845.871.4380.

November 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Breastfeeding Class

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:30 PM

November 16, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

American Heart Association ACLS Renewal Course

Saturday, November 18, 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 ...

November 18, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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