Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for April 2007

03-16-2007

Monday, April 2
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.
Edwin Castaneda, M.D., medical director of the Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital, will present "Diabetes Treatments and the Prevention of Complications." For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Tuesday, April 3
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education

Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $64 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Tai Chi Principles and Practice with True’ly Main Lobby
Atlantic General Hospital; 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
The ancient Chinese form of Tai Chi Yang Style combines controlled movement, meditation and self-defense. Cost: $40.00 for 6 sessions or $8.00 per class for drop-ins. Call 410-749-2144 to pre-register.

Wednesday, April 4
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education

Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group
Ocean Pines Library; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Edwin Castaneda, M.D., medical director of the Diabetes Outpatient Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital, will present "Diabetes Treatments and the Prevention of Complications." For more information, contact Darby Schaub, AGH diabetes education coordinator, at 410-641-9703.

Tuesday, April 10
Yoga

Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $64 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Tai Chi Principles and Practice with True’ly
Main Lobby Atlantic General Hospital; 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
The ancient Chinese form of Tai Chi Yang Style combines controlled movement, meditation and self-defense. Cost: $40.00 for 6 sessions or $8.00 per class for drop-ins. Call 410-749-2144 to pre-register.

Wednesday, April 11
Reducing Stress on the Fly

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Seminar offered by Certified Life Coach Diane Armstrong, the Queen of Plan Be, on three ways to reduce stress. The class is $30.00. For more information or to register, contact Diane at 410-251-7701 or diane@cultivatelife.com.

Thursday, April 12
Celiac Support Group

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #1; 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Support group for those with Celiac Disease and their friends and family. For more information, please contact Betty Bellarin at 410-603-0210. Friday,

April 13
Doctor on Call

Tune in to 101.1 FM (WQMR); 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Gastroenterologist Jerrold Canakis, M.D. will chat will host Jack Gillen about GERD and the A to Z’s of IBD seminar, sponsored by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation on April 26.

Tuesday, April 17
Yoga

Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $64 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Wednesday, April 18
AARP Health Fair

Roland E. Powell Convention Center, Ocean City; 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free event offering free health screenings ($5.00 fee for PSA tests) and information.

Saturday, April 21
AARP Driver’s Safety Class

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information about this 8-hour defensive driving class, contact Fred Mangels at 410-208-0562 or j.mangels@mchsi.com

Tuesday, April 24
Yoga

Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
All are welcome from beginner to intermediate level students. Cost: $64 for eight weeks; $10 for first-time drop-ins. Contact Georgette Rhoads to pre-register at 410-641-9734 or grhoads@atlanticgeneral.org.

Tai Chi Principles and Practice with True’ly
Main Lobby Atlantic General Hospital; 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
The ancient Chinese form of Tai Chi Yang Style combines controlled movement, meditation and self-defense. Cost: $40.00 for 6 sessions or $8.00 per class for drop-ins. Call 410-749-2144 to pre-register.

Thursday, April 26
A to Z’s of IBD Seminar

Occasionally Yours, Berlin; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
“All you wanted to know about Inflammatory Bowel Disease, but were afraid to ask,” featuring Jerrold Canakis, M.D., board certified gastroenterologist. Free event sponsored by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. For more information, contact Dee Jackman at 1-877-807-5271.

Saturday, April 28
AARP Driver’s Safety Class

Atlantic General Hospital, Conference Room #2; 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information about this 8-hour defensive driving class, contact Fred Mangels at 410-208-0562 or j.mangels@mchsi.com

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