A low impact stationary bike class that will increase your endurance without putting too much impact on your bones and joints. The instructor will guide you through various intervals however you can feel at ease knowing you have the choice of increase resistance or staying where you’re at.
Hosted by: Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatric Heart Institute
An Occupational Health Nurse will be available at One Hundred Oaks, Room 38500 - 3rd Floor Conference Room from 7 - 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2014 to provide flu shots to Vanderbilt faculty, staff and volunteers.
Lose the stress of holiday weight gain by participating in our Hold the Stuffing challenge.
Last year, around 1,100 faculty/staff participated and as a group lost a total of 562 pounds!
Here is how it works: Weigh-in the week prior to Thanksgiving (November 17–26) and again after the New Year. If you maintain your weight within two pounds, you will be entered into a drawing for one of 10 Massage Envy gift cards to be given away. All participants will receive healthy recipes and tips for succeeding in the challenge.
Vanderbilt off-site locations can request a Hold the Stuffing toolkit for your department and stay connected to the fun. Contact Kimberly Tromatore for more information.
Topic: Safe and effective conduct of Neuraxial Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery
Speaker: Mary DiMiceli, MD
Location: VUH 4203
An Occupational Health nurse will be available on November 20, 2014 from 8-11:30 a.m. at the VPEC Clinic in OHO to provide flu shots, immunizations and TB skin tests to all Vanderbilt medical center faculty and staff.
ELNEC training offered here at Vanderbilt for anyone interested. Each session will focus on a different module.
Cost for each module is $25.00
2.25 Contact Hour Opportunity (per session).
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
From American Association of Colleges of Nursing website: The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project is a national education initiative to improve palliative care. The project provides undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty, CE providers, staff development educators, specialty nurses in pediatrics, oncology, critical care and geriatrics, and other nurses with training in palliative care so they can teach this essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses.
Ideal for seniors, beginning exercisers and for those returning to exercise after an absence. This class focuses on “functional fitness” to improve the quality of everyday life by increasing muscle tone, strengthening heart and lungs, and improving balance and flexibility.
Thursday, November 20 12-1 P.m. Medical Center East, South Tower, 8380B Speaker: Carol Huber, RN, BS, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant NICU Learn the benefits of breastfeeding to mother and baby, basics of how to breastfeed and ways to deal with common challenges. Health Plus offers Babies and You, a prenatal education program to encourage early and consistent prenatal care. Educational sessions on various topics are offered monthly.
This is an interval training class that combines aerobic exercise with strength training. Students use props including handheld weights, steps, Bosu, balance.
Tom Lasko, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
The Phenotype Discovery Problem
A relaxed-pace aqua class for those new or returning to exercise following an illness or injury. This class may especially benefit those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and multiple sclerosis. This is an easy-does-it class with gentle, range-of-motion exercises designed by the Arthritis Foundation.
Total body conditioning class focused on toning, defining, elongating and stretching the arms, legs and core. Class is safe for people with knee issues, back pain, neck pain and those who are pregnant.. Meet on the t rack.
Interested in the field of public health, but, not sure where to start? This final info session of the 2014 Fall will provide you with a beginning. Come to hear from Master of Public Health faculty and students about the program, its three tracks (Global Health, Epidemiology, and Health Policy), its requirements, and eligibility deadlines. Also, you will learn about student experiences and faculty expertise in the wide field of public health, which will provide a window into the field as a career. Your questions can be answered after the introductory presentation to the program is complete, and during the informal panel of students and faculty.
A fast-paced shallow-water pool class that uses dance routines, athletic drills, barbells, noodles and resistance bands to improve cardiovascular fitness. Non-swimmers are welcome. (all levels)
Ideal for people who would like to gain muscle tone and achieve cardio benefit from a seated position. Attention to alignment and balance of opposing muscle groups promotes spine health and prevents posture imbalances for individuals who use wheelchairs to support functional movement in daily life.