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November 2016 Calendar of Events at NKC Hospital

ALZHEIMER’S: THE LATEST IN RESEARCH, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

LUNCH AND LEARN

Friday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

North Kansas City YMCA, 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in Clay and Platte Counties. Nearly 110,000 Missourians live with the condition. Jeffery W. Thornton, MD explains the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. He’ll also share the latest methods for diagnosing and treating the diseases.
FREE; lunch is provided. Register online at nkch.org/Lunch.

BARIATRIC SEMINARS

Thursday, Nov. 3 or Nov. 17, 6-7 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive

Keenan Berghoff, MD, who has performed more than 500 bariatric procedures, helps determine if bariatric surgery is right for you.

FREE; space is limited. Register online at nkch.org/Class.

 

MEN’S HEALTH DAY

Saturday, Nov. 5, 7:30-11 a.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive

Regular health screenings are just as important for men as they are for women. Our Men’s Health Day event offers essential health assessments in one place.
$20/person; space is limited. Register online at nkch.org/MensHealth

AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE

Thursday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, North Oak Room, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive
AARP offers the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed for older drivers. Learn defensive driving techniques, safe vehicle operation, and how to adjust to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Per state regulations, most course participants receive a multiyear insurance discount after completion of the course.

$15/person for members

$20/person for nonmembers

To register, go online at nkch.org or call 816-691-1690.

BREATHE AND MEDITATE

TURNING POINT & GILDA’S CLUB

Monday, Nov. 14, 5:30-7 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, North Oak Room, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive
Everyone looks for ways to calm a busy mind. Short periods of quiet time can promote profound stillness and help you find balance in your life. Sami Aaron offers simple and effective ways to give your mind a rest.
FREE; register online at GildasClubKC.org.

CLUB W

AN EVENING OF WINE AND WISDOM WITH GIULIANA RANCIC 

Thursday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m.
Embassy Suites Hotel (KCI) 7640 NW Tiffany Springs Pkwy.

TV star Giuliana Rancic shared her struggle with infertility and her battle with breast cancer with the world. Now she brings her inspirational story to Club W. Learn Giuliana’s secret for finding happiness, even in life’s most challenging moments. Enjoy food, drinks and gifts Club W style.
$25/person; space is limited. Register online at ClubWkc.com.

CPR CLASSES

HEART SAVER CPR
Nov. 30, 5:30-9 p.m.
North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive

For anyone who, as first responders, may need to perform CPR in the workplace setting. Also for anyone who needs a course completion card. This course covers adult and child CPR and AED training.

$35/person/session; register online at nkch.org/Class.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (BLS)

Saturday, Nov. 12, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

North Kansas City Hospital, 1st floor Pavilion, 2790 Clay Edwards Drive

For healthcare students or professional healthcare providers who work in a medical setting. Course covers CPR for all ages, choking management and AED use.

$55/person; register online at nkch.org/Class.

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