Topic: "Pediatric Drug Metabolism"
Presenter: Dr. Hannah Lovejoy
Location: VCH 4512
Topic: Intro to CPB
Presenter: Dr. Robert Deegan
Location: MCE-NT 5181B
Topic: "Problem-Based Learning Discussion - Preop, Positioning, and VAE"
Presenter: Dr. Doug Hester
Location: 4642 TVC
Reading: Chapters 11 & 12 Reddy (2010), Sivanasar (2010)
Hour by hour, across the Medical Center, each one of us makes the difference between a safe or unsafe environment. Annual safety and competency requirements prompt us to focus on ways we can keep the Medical Center and our patients safe.
Stations available at the 2016 Hands On: Clinical Safety sessions are:
Participate in programs to measure blood pressure, weight and body mass index. These numbers can be used on your yearly Compass Health Assessment and Wellness Actions Log for the Go for the Gold program. It’s a convenient way to track your changes.
A Vanderbilt ID badge is required for participation.
You can now view your Know Your Numbers measurements, as well as your participation history in Health Plus activities, in the Health and Wellness Information Portal.
Topic: “Safe & Effective Conduct of Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery”
Presenter: Dr. Curtis Baysinger
Location: 4203 VUH
Reading: Guide Chapter 26, p. 545-569; 578 (Skip Morbidity and Mortality through Intrauterine Resuscitation)
The Basic Zumba® This class is great for those of you wanting to increase your cardiovascular endurance and balance all while having fun! It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired dance fitness-party™ . This class is ideal for weight loss, diabetes, heart disease, fibromyalgia but all fitness levels welcome.
The Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG) Systems and Service Education Department offers a comprehensive Provider Orientation Program for new providers joining VMG. This one or two day (based on provider service) course provides essential information on current provider initiatives, compliance requirements, safety training, and documentation and coding procedures. In addition, providers receive 6 hours of Electronic Medical Record (StarPanel) systems training. One-on-one precepting is offered for each provider approximately 6-8 weeks after completion of orientation. In addition to the one or two day New Provider Orientation (NPO), advanced practice providers (NPs, PAs, CNMs, etc.) will be required to attend Advanced Practice Provider Orientation on the Friday following NPO.
An Occupational Health nurse will be available at One Hundred Oaks, VPEC Rm. 21100 from 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. on February 11, 2016 to provide immunizations, and TB skin tests to Vanderbilt faculty and staff.
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. This class is ideal for weight loss, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, cancer, fibromyalgia but all fitness levels welcome.
30 minute class designed to improve flexibility and range of motion. Many of the moves are performed in a chair. Take this class if you have chronic pain, muscle tightness, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, pulmonary disease, arthritis, and diabetes -- all fitness levels welcome.
World Health Week - Dr. David Wright, “Keep It Simple, Stupid: Development of Low Resource Diagnostics”
David Wright attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana where he received a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Classics. He pursued his graduate work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA under the supervision of Prof. William. H. Orme-Johnson, focused on understanding the structure and function of the FeMo-cofactor of the enzyme nitrogenase. After beginning his academic career at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, David joined the faculty of Vanderbilt University in 2001. His research focus spans areas ranging from heme detoxification in hemophagous parasitic infectious diseases to developing tools and diagnostics for low-resource settings to understanding the biomineralization of novel materials in biological systems.
This is the fourth talk of World Health Week, sponsored by the VUSM Global Health Organization. Lunch provided on a first come, first served basis.
Topic: Smoking and Anesthesia
Presenter: Dr Jonathan Wanderer
Location: OHO joining via Lync
Topic: Imaging Course VII
Presenter: Daniel Lonergan, MD
Location: One Hundred Oaks, room 26119
Reading: "Imaging Painful Spine Disorders" Czervionke & Fenton.
Chapter 40: Intrathecal Radiculitis
Chapter 41: Lateral Recess Stenosis
Chapter 75: Synovial Cyst
This class includes a mixture of aerobic activity with strength training for a complete body workout. You’ll use equipment such as resistance bands, stability balls, free weights and bosus. This class is ideal for weight loss, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain- all fitness levels welcome.
Epithelial Biology Center Seminar
Panagiotis Anastasiadis, Ph.D., Professor of Cancer Biology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
"Unexpected crosstalk between cell-cell adhesion and miRNA biology"
Thursday, February 11, 2016
2:45-3:45 p.m. 10455 MRB IV
Households earning $62,000 or less in 2015 can have their taxes filed for free through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. All VITA volunteers are trained and IRS-certified to prepare basic tax returns.
In person: Visit one of the 40 VITA locations in Middle Tennessee, including HR Express at 2525 West End Ave. (2nd floor) and VUMC Light Hall (Room 415 C & D). VITA representatives will be at the HR Express location on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 2–March 15 and at the Light Hall location on Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 4–March 17. While you don’t need an appointment, you will need to bring these items:
Online: United Way now has a free, online option allowing you to file your taxes from the comfort of your home. Visit the My Free Taxes website to learn more.
Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT-Harvard Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Member, Institute of Medicine, Member, National Academy of Engineering, Member, National Academy of Sciences
“Deciphering the Dynamics of the Unconscious Brain Under General Anesthesia”
Hosted by: Department of Anesthesiology
Ideal for people who would like to gain lower body strength and achieve cardio benefit. Attention to alignment and balance of opposing muscle groups promotes spine health and prevents posture imbalances. Class is beneficial for all fitness levels. Take this class with the upper body strength training class for a total body workout.
Ideal for individuals who would like to gain strength and achieve cardio benefit from a seated position. Attention to alignment and balance of opposing muscle groups promotes spine health and prevents posture imbalances. This class is beneficial for all fitness levels. Take this class with the upper body strength training class for a total body workout. This class is ideal for movement disorders, spinal cord injuries, arthritis, cancer, chronic pain, diabetes, pulmonary disease, heart disease but all fitness levels welcome.
Join colleagues, bring families to the Employee Celebration Vanderbilt women’s basketball game and pre-game party Feb. 11.
The free event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the Vanderbilt vs. University of Tennessee game at 8 p.m.
Join in the fun at Fan Fest, which will feature food, games and inflatables. Then come cheer on our Commodores as they take on their in-state rival.
Online registration for both the pregame Fan Fest and the game opens Monday, Jan. 18, and runs through Friday, Feb. 5. Click here to register. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Please reserve tickets even if you plan to attend the pregame event only.
Tickets to the game are available for pickup at the practice gym beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 11 only; there is no early pickup. A Vanderbilt ID is required to receive tickets, and employees are encouraged to show their black and gold spirit. Free tickets will not be given to anyone wearing orange apparel or the University of Tennessee logo.
Any unclaimed tickets to the game will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis at the pregame Fan Fest beginning at 7:50 p.m.
Please note: All game attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the gym. Once you receive your tickets, you are not permitted to leave and re-enter the gym.
Parking for the event is available in the Medical Center lots at the corner of Natchez Trace and Jess Neely Drive, or you may park in your normal parking location.