The Harpeth Hills Ladies Golf Association and Metro Parks & Recreation will host their annual golf tournament to benefit breast cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center on Thursday, September 18 at the Harpeth Hills Golf Course. This two-person golf scramble will have three divisions: men, women and couples. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. and tee time is 8:00 a.m. For more information go to: http://www.hhlga.weebly.com
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learners to improve palliative care and the role of the nurse as a member of an interdisciplinary team in providing quality care. Basic definitions and principles of hospice and palliative care are presented within a quality of life (QOL) framework and the dimensions of culture, which influence care in advanced disease. Assessment of culture is emphasized as essential to adequate communication and in providing culturally competent care.
ELNEC training offered here at Vanderbilt for anyone interested. Each session will focus on a different module.
Each session costs $25.
Contact Hour Opportunity.
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.
Inaugural Seminar Speaker: Dan Roden, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology. Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Personalized Medicine
"The Vanderbilt Personalized Medicine Programs: Recent Advances and Future Directions"
We are pleased to announce a new seminar series hosted by:
Georgia Wiesner, M.D., M.S., Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Genetic Medicine, Director, Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program
Dan Roden, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology. Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Personalized Medicine
Each seminar in the series will not simply review where we are in a specific area in personalized medicine, but will lay out thoughts, plans and aspirations for where we are going and should be going. The seminars will be held in 512 Light Hall from 9:15-10:15 a.m. on most Thursdays.
September 18 12-1 p.m. Medical Center East, South Tower 8380B Led by: Carol Huber, RN, BS, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant NICU This class is beneficial for both moms and dads, one you don’t want to miss! This lively discussion includes tips especially for dads and dads to be. Learn more about what to expect during pregnancy, how dad can help mom during labor and the early weeks of parenting and how to bond with baby. Moms will also learn how to support dad during his journey. 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.
Jason A. Lee, Esq. of Brewer, Krause, Brooks, Chastain & Burrow, PPLC will discuss estate planning issues that are important for all ages and stages of life.
The focus will be on the importance of having a Will, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Power of Attorney and Living Will. Mr. Lee will discuss the purpose of each document and some common scenarios and family situations that need to be considered. He will also discuss estate taxes (Tennessee and Federal) as well as how to avoid probate if possible.
This is an interval training class that combines aerobic exercise with strength training. Students use props including handheld weights, steps, Bosu, balance.
The Vanderbilt Farmers Market kicks off the season on June 5. This will mark the sixth year of providing fresh fruits and vegetables, along with local goat cheese, grass-fed meat, healthy baked goods, and artisan foods to the Vanderbilt community. The market will be held on the Medical Center Plaza every Thursday from 3-6 p.m., June 5 to Oct. 30.
The Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market is a collaboration between Health Plus and the Nashville Farmers' Market. See you there! Health Plus is part of Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness. For questions, contact Health Plus at (615) 343-8943.