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Hospital to hold events in May

[May 05 2011] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut will hold the following events in May:

New Britain General campus

Special Events

7 - American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., New Britain General campus, Lecture Rooms 1 & 2, 800-GIVE-LIFE, Sponsor Code 1155a

10 - Robotic Surgery for Benign Conditions with Drs. Danielle Luciano and Gerard Roy, Bradley Memorial campus, Conference Room A, 5 p.m., 860-224-5695

12 - Sleep Disorders Center Open House, new location, 4-6 p.m., 1131 West St., Building 1 lower level, Southington

21 - Walk with a Doc: Getting and Keeping Your Weight Under Control with Thomas Lane, M.D., Pierson Park, Cromwell, 8:30am, To register 877-914-9255

Lectures

5 - Bereavement Lecture Series: "What's Happening? Lost and Off the Map", Wolfson Palliative Care Program, speakers Karen Caplan & Father Ron Smith, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Lecture Room 2, 860-224-5463

12 - Bereavement Lecture Series: "Is there a Spiritual Path?" Wolfson Palliative Care Program, speaker Father Ron Smith, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Lecture Room 2, 860-224-5463

19 - Bereavement Lecture Series: "The Hills and Valleys: Steps to Healing", Wolfson Palliative Care Program, speaker Karen Caplan, 6:15-7:30 p.m., Lecture Room 2, 860-224-5463

25 - Health Wisdom Lecture, What are all these tests for?, with Primary Care Physician Susan Levine, M.D., M.P.H., 6:15 p.m., cafeteria, registration req'd, 888-224-4440

Wellness Programs & Classes

4 - Friends and Family CPR, Adult/Child/Infant class, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Lecture Room 1, 860-224-5433

12, 24 - Bariatric Informational Session with Dr. Carlos Barba, 11 South Road, Farmington, 866-668-5070

26 - Dr. Lane, Weigh Your Options Information Sessions, 6 p.m., 11 South Road, Farmington, 866-668-5070

Support/Therapy Groups

3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Living with Chronic Medical Illness, Tuesdays, 1 p.m., Counseling Center, 50 Griswold St., insurance req'd, 860- 224-5804

3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Anger Management Support Group, Tuesdays, 4 p.m., Counseling Center, 50 Griswold St., New Britain, insurance req'd, 860-224-5804

4 - Breast Cancer Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., Radiation Therapy Waiting Room, light refreshments provided, reg. req'd, 860-224-5900 x6307

4, 11, 18, 25 - Moms Milk Group, Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m., Family BirthPlace Lounge, 860-224-5566

4, 11, 18, 25 - Depression Therapy Group, Wednesdays, 4 p.m., Counseling Center, 50 Griswold St., New Britain, insurance req'd, 860-224-5804

4, 11, 18, 25 - Eating Disorder Support Group: Wednesdays at 4 p.m., Counseling Center, 50 Griswold St., New Britain, insurance req'd, 860-224-5804

5 - Bariatric Support Group, 6-7:30 p.m., 11 South Road, Farmington, 860-224-5433

11 - Diabetes Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., Joslin Diabetes Center Classroom, 1-888-456-7546, joslinreferral@thocc.org

18 - Living with Cancer Support Group, 5:30-7 p.m., Lecture Room 1, reg. req'd, 860- 224-5299

25 - Prostate Cancer Support Group, feat. Ninette Vaverchak, LPN, 6-7:30 p.m., Lecture Room 1, light supper, free parking, 860-224-5299

Health Screenings

2, 9, 16, 23 - Vascular Screenings, Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., by app't only, $50 fee, 860-224-5193

Childbirth Education

9, 16, 23, 30 - Lamaze Class, registration req'd before May 9th, 7 p.m., 860-224-5433

14 - Childbirth Express, noon, 860-224-5433

28 - Sibling Class, 4 p.m., 860-224-5433

29 - Family BirthPlace Tour, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 860-224-5433

Bradley Memorial Campus

16 - American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Recertification Class, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., BMC Conference Room A

26 - Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Class, 5-9 p.m., Conference Room A