Atlantic General Hospital Announces Education Calendar for December 2006

11-17-2006
Friday, November 17, 2006

Contact:
Sarah Yonker
Communications Coordinator
Monday, December 4
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Join Kaaren Hook, sleep technician at Atlantic General Hospital's Sleep Disorders Diagnostic Center, for a session on Diabetes and Sleep Apnea. For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Tuesday, December 5
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for five sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for five weeks through December 26.

Wednesday, December 6
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, December 7
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for five weeks through December 28.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. After the yoga sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions. Every Thursday except holidays.

AGH Smoking Cessation Program
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
This is a free seven-week smoking cessation class followed by 5 weeks of support group sessions. It is being offered in conjunction with Worcester County Health Department. Class #5 is titled “Stress Busters.” For more information, call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Stress Buster Hypnosis Class
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
This four-session class covers techniques that can be used to manage stress and guides participants through hypnosis to reduce stress in their own lives. Presented by Karen Shipman, LCSW-C, Clinical Director of Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. Cost is $20.00 for four sessions or $8.00 for drop-ins. For more information, or to register, contact Karen at 410-641-4598 or karship@yahoo.com.

Friday, December 8
Doctor on Call
Tune in to 101.1 FM (WQMR); 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Surgeon Thomas Beck, D.O., of Atlantic Orthopaedics, will chat will host Jack Gillen.

Using Emotions to Relieve Stress
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #3; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join Life Coach Diane Armstrong, Queen of Plan Be, to learn how to navigate the gap between where you are and where you want to be. The class is $15.00 per session or $30.00 for three sessions. For more information or to register contact Diane at 410-251-7701 or diane@cultivatelife.com.

Tuesday, December 12
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for five sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for five weeks through December 26.

Thursday, December 14
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for five weeks through December 28.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. After the yoga sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions. Every Thursday except holidays.

AGH Smoking Cessation Program
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
This is a free seven-week smoking cessation class followed by 5 weeks of support group sessions. It is being offered in conjunction with Worcester County Health Department. Class #6 is titled “Here We go!” For more information, call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Stress Buster Hypnosis Class
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
This four-session class covers techniques that can be used to manage stress and guides participants through hypnosis to reduce stress in their own lives. Presented by Karen Shipman, LCSW-C, Clinical Director of Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. Cost is $20.00 for four sessions or $8.00 for drop-ins.For more information, or to register, contact Karen at 410-641-4598 or karship@yahoo.com.


Friday, December 15
Using Emotions to Relieve Stress
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #3; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join Life Coach Diane Armstrong, Queen of Plan Be, to learn how to navigate the gap between where you are and where you want to be. The class is $15.00 per session or $30.00 for three sessions. For more information or to register contact Diane at 410-251-7701 or diane@cultivatelife.com.


Tuesday, December 19
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for five sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for five weeks through December 26.

Thursday, December 21
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for five weeks through December 28.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. After the yoga sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions. Every Thursday except holidays.

AGH Smoking Cessation Program
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
This is a free seven-week smoking cessation class followed by 5 weeks of support group sessions. It is being offered in conjunction with Worcester County Health Department. Class #7 is titled “This is IT!” with guest speaker Kathy Wool, RD, who will talk about avoiding weight gain during cessation. For more information, call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.

Stress Buster Hypnosis Class
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
This four-session class covers techniques that can be used to manage stress and guides participants through hypnosis to reduce stress in their own lives. Presented by Karen Shipman, LCSW-C, Clinical Director of Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. Cost is $20.00 for four sessions or $8.00 for drop-ins.For more information, or to register, contact Karen at 410-641-4598 or karship@yahoo.com.


Friday, December 22
Using Emotions to Relieve Stress
Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #3; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Join Life Coach Diane Armstrong, Queen of Plan Be, to learn how to navigate the gap between where you are and where you want to be. The class is $15.00 per session or $30.00 for three sessions. For more information or to register contact Diane at 410-251-7701 or diane@cultivatelife.com.


Tuesday, December 26
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for five sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for five weeks through December 26.

Thursday, December 28
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for five weeks through December 28.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. After the yoga sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions. Every Thursday except holidays.

AGH Smoking Cessation Program
Atlantic General Hospital Conference Room #1; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
This is a free seven-week smoking cessation class followed by 5 weeks of support group sessions. It is being offered in conjunction with Worcester County Health Department. Class #8 is titled “You did it – or did you?” For more information, call Dawn Denton at 410-641-9268.
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