UM BWMC Calendar

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UM BWMC Calendar

Tuesday, November 12

6:00-7:30pm: Stroke Support Group. Survivors, caregivers, and community members meet to discuss stroke recovery and prevention. For more information, call 410-787-4732. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor.)

 

Wednesday, November 13

8:30am-noon: Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Harundale Presbyterian Church. No registration needed. (Eastway and Guilford Road, Glen Burnie.)

2:00-3:00pm: Lactation Support Group. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom.)

6:00-8:00pm: Bariatric and Surgical Weight Loss Management Seminar offered by the University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness. Registration is required by calling 1-800-492-5538. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor.)

6:00-8:00pm: Opioid Overdose Response Program. Free classes help the community learn the signs and symptoms of an opiate overdose along with how to safely administer naloxone (Narcan), the FDA-approved emergency treatment nasal spray. Preregistration is required as space is limited. For more information or to register, call 410-787-4490. Also meets Saturday, November 23, from 10:00am to 2:00pm (BW Health Services, 7556 Teague Road, Suite 440, in Hanover).

6:30-8:00pm: Mental Health Support Group. Community members and families discuss helpful information on psychiatric issues. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-553-8070. (Room A of the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), 301 Hospital Drive, second floor.)

Thursday, November 14

1:30-2:30pm: Preventing Diabetes Class. A diabetes educator discusses factors leading to diabetes and lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and improve overall health. To register for this free class or for more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223.)

5:00pm and 7:00pm: UM BWMC offers a free CPR Anytime community class in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor. Learn basic CPR, AED skills and choking relief. Adult skills class is offered at 5:30pm, followed by infant skills at 7:00pm. Preregistration is requested by calling 410-553-8103. Please note the course does not provide CPR certification.

 

Saturday, November 16

11:30am-3:30pm: Breast Cancer Screening Event. UM BWMC and Advanced Radiology are providing free breast cancer screenings to women. The free clinical breast exams and mammograms are for women who meet certain criteria. For more information or to register, call 410-553-8103. (Aiello Center at UM BWMC, 203 Hospital Drive.) *While appointment times last.

 

Tuesday, November 19

6:30-7:30pm: Parkinson’s Support Group. Open to patients with Parkinson’s disease, their caregivers, family members, friends and anyone interested in learning more about the disease. Discussions include managing symptoms, maintaining an active and high-quality life, and sharing experiences and support. Preregistration is not required. Please call 410-787-4433. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor.)

 

Wednesday, November 20

5:30-6:30pm: Diabetes Support Group meets to discuss current issues regarding diabetes management. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223.)

Sunday, November 24

10:00am-4:30pm: Safe Sitter. This program helps preteens ages 11 to 13 gain confidence with babysitting skills and abilities in caring for young children in emergency and non-emergency situations. Participants will learn about child care essentials, choking child/infant rescue, preventing problem behavior, introduction to first aid and injury management. For more information, call 410-553-8103. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor.)

 

Wednesday, November 27

2:00-3:00pm: Lactation Support Group. Open to all breastfeeding mothers and their children. No registration needed. For more information, call 410-595-1782. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom.)

5:30-7:30pm: Stork’s Nest. Incentivized prenatal education classes for expectant mothers living in Anne Arundel County. Class topics include the importance of prenatal care, what to expect during labor and delivery, breastfeeding, basic infant care, and safe sleep. Registration is required by calling 410-787-4366. Four-week session. (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom.)

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