October 2016 Events

(All classes and events are held at Conway Medical Center unless noted otherwise)

AARP Smart DriverOctober 18, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Conway Medical Center has joined with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to offer a Smart Driver course. This four-hour refresher course, taught in one four-hour class, is designed especially to meet the needs of drivers 50 years of age or older.  Held at CMC Administrative Services Building auditorium. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. To register call 843-347-8108.

American Red Cross Blood DriveOctober 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Held in the CMC Administrative Services Building auditorium. Contact Number- 843-347-8035

BirthPlace Tours are held every Sunday at 2 p.m. and are conducted by dedicated staff; registration is requested if at all possible.  Your family is welcome to attend with you and see firsthand what we have to offer! Contact Number- 843-347-8108

Childbirth Class- October 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Conway Medical Center holds childbirth classes every month on specific Saturdays. You should begin your childbirth classes during your 7th or 8th month of pregnancy. Class content will include anatomy/physiology, stages of labor, pain management, breathing/relaxation techniques, postpartum care, breastfeeding, and newborn topics.  Contact Number- 843-347-8108

Breastfeeding Classes October 4, 7-9 p.m. All classes are held monthly in Private Dining Room #2 located in the hospital and are free of charge. Taught by a registered nurse who is also a Lactation Consultant, classes are open to those expecting as well as those who have already delivered their baby. Babies and a partner are welcome to attend! Contact Number- 843-347-8108
Breast Cancer Support Group October 11, 5:30 p.m. held at CMC Outpatient Diagnostic Center, 801 Farrar Dr.
Contact Number- 843-234-7309
Diabetes Support Group- October 24, 6 p.m.  Holiday Meal Planning, presented by CMC dieticians. Held in the CMC Rehabilitation Services Building in classrooms B and C.
Contact Number 843-347-8013
Heartsaver CPR AED Class- October 20, 1:00 p.m.  Conway Medical Center will hold Heartsaver CPR Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) classes starting at 1 p.m.  Heartsaver CPR AED teaches adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve a choking adult, child or infant. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use. The class is a video-based course to ensure consistency and offers instructor-led, hands-on training formatted to reinforce skills proficiency.  The cost is $45 and includes a Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook with Adult and Child/Infant Reminder Cards.  Space is very limited.  For more information or to register, call 843-234-5019

Joint Replacement Seminar October 11, 12 p.m. Join us for a free seminar on the latest advances in joint replacement including the anterior approach to hip replacement.  Fellowship trained surgeons will discuss treatment options as well as answer any questions you may have.  A complimentary lunch will be served. Presented by Dr. Peter Ramsey at CMC Auditorium. Contact Number- 843-347-8108 
Spine Seminar- October 14, 12 p.m. This informational seminar will cover understanding back and neck pain and learning about relief options.  A complimentary meal will be served.  Presented by Dr. Erkan Alci in the CMC Auditorium. 
Contact Number-843-347-8108
16th Annual Walk to Remember- October 9, 2 p.m. Join us for a brief ceremony and symbolic walk dedicated to all the babies who die each year through pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.  Open to families who have experienced the loss of an infant or child.  Held at CMC Patient Services and Birthplace entrance. 
Contact Number- 834-347-8007.
CMC Auxiliary Fund Raiser- Masquerade Jewelry Sale- October 6-7, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. in CMC Private Dining Rooms.  Everything is only $5. 
Contact number 843-234-5469
CMC Foundation 4th Annual “Together We Can Fill the Van Capri Sun Drive”- October 2-15 CMC Foundation is collecting Capri Sun for CMC Smart Snacks, which feeds 800 elementary school children on the weekend.  Drop-offs can be made at the CMC Front Lobby and the entrance to Patient Services at 300 Singleton Ridge Road. Drop-offs can also be made at any of the 20 Conway Physician Group offices.  For a list of those locations visit
www.conwaymedicalcenter.comContact Number 843-234-5019.

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