What's Happening: Dec. 20, 2013
What's Happening: Dec. 20, 2013
New Year goal-setting tweet chat
On Jan. 7 from noon to 1 pm, The MGH Diabetes Self-Management Education Program will be tweeting with Sandra O’Keefe, program director for MGH Chronic Disease Education and Ryan Sherman, wellness coach at the MGH Ambulatory Practice of the Future about goal-setting in the New Year. Join the conversation #MGHDSME.
Register for Spring Prerequisite Courses at MGH Institute of Health Professions
Register now for spring 2014 online and onsite prerequisite courses at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Jumpstart a career in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, or another high-demand field. All students enrolled in the prerequisite program are eligible for Academic Extras, and there is a discount for Partners-affiliated employees. Classes begin Jan. 13.
Upcoming Blum Center events
The Maxwell and Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center is offering the following free programs:
For more information, call 617-724-7352.
Senior HealthWISE events
MGH Senior HealthWISE will host the following events:
For more information about Senior HealthWISE events, call 617-724-6756 or visit www.massgeneral.org/geriatrics/seniorhealthwise.
U.S. Citizenship Classes at MGH
Registration is underway for the five-week U.S. Citizenship class, beginning mid-January at the MGH. Classes take place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The course is available at no cost to MGH employees and their families. Participants are responsible for the $680 citizenship application fee.
To learn more about the program, contact Liz Hogan, firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-399-3223.
Call for Applications for the Corrigan Minehan "SPARK" Awards
The Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care is accepting applications for the 2014 SPARK Awards. Targeted towards junior faculty members, these philanthropy-supported grants serve to support innovative, cross-disciplinary research. The submission deadline is 5 pm, Jan. 10. For more information, download the application guidelines or contact Kiely Turgeon at email@example.com.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) courses
ALCS courses are available on the following dates:
Jan. 27, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
April 9, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
May 14, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Aug. 13, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Oct. 8, 5:30 to 10:30 pm
Two-day Certification Classes: The first day of the two-day classes includes lectures (Airway, ACS) and the second day includes Megacodes and Airway testing.
Day 1: March 10, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: March 24, 8 am to 3 pm
Tentative, Day 1: June 20, 10:30 am to 5 pm
Tentative, Day 2: June 23, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: July 10, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: July 11, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: Sept. 12, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: Sept. 22, 8 am to 1 pm
Day 1: Nov. 6, 8 am to 3 pm
Day 2: Nov. 7, 8 am to 1 pm
Class locations will be identified with registration confirmation notification. To register visit http://www.massgeneral.org/emergencymedicine/assets/Library/ACLS_registration_form.pdf
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