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June 21: Get the Facts about Snakebite

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center to “Get the Facts about Snakebite” on Tuesday, June 21 at 12:00 pm. This program will be presented by Evelyn Waring RN, BSN, CSPI from the Virginia Poison Center. Although it can be the cause of much anxiety, snakebite is a very preventable, and treatable, injury in …. Read more

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June 6: Using Home Oxygen

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center for a patient education program about home oxygen on Monday, June 6 at 12:00 pm. This session will be facilitated by Janet Pinson, NP, and will include how to choose the appropriate oxygen system, how someone qualifies for oxygen, and the effects of Medicare on oxygen. …. Read more

May 25 & 27: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

May 25: Loud Shirt Day

As part of the “Let’s Hear It! Hearing Loss Awareness” campaign this month, we will be celebrating Loud Shirt Day on May 25! Importing an idea from Australia–where fundraisers for deaf children’s causes stage events and wear loud, colorful shirts and outfits–The Three Bears Gift Shop will be selling loud tie-dyed shirts in honor of …. Read more

CHEC joins with other MCV Campus health advocates on hearing loss prevention effort

Advocates for good health at VCU are leading a “Let’s Hear It! Hearing Loss Awareness” campaign to build understanding about hearing loss prevention during May, designated Better Hearing and Speech Month by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The Community Heath Education Center (CHEC), the hospital gift shop, VCU Audiology and the MCV Hospital Auxiliary are combining …. Read more

May 18 & 20: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

May 11 & 13: Mindfulness Practice

In the science of integrative medicine, one of the many ways in which Eastern practices meet Western science is through the practice of mindfulness. To learn more about how mindfulness works and why it is so beneficial, join Georgianne Ginder for one of our weekly 30 minute sessions. Take a moment out of your day …. Read more

May 10: Hearing Loss Awareness

Please join us in the Community Health Education Center for “Let’s Hear It! Hearing Loss Awareness” on Tuesday, May 10 at noon. Dr. Christine Eubanks, Director, VCU Hearing Center, will present an overview of hearing loss for patients and provide information about prevention. She will also talk about how health care providers can better communicate …. Read more

May 4 & 6: Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment out of your day to de-stress, re-focus, and find balance in a relaxed setting. Join Georgianne Ginder for a 30 minute guided meditation session in CHEC on both Wednesday, May 4 and Friday, May 6 at 12 noon and again at 12:30 pm. Space is very limited. Please let us know which …. Read more

April 29: Open House for Administrative Professionals Week

Please join us in celebrating Administrative Professionals Week at our Open House on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  We will have light refreshments available and administrative professionals can enter to win 4 gift cards! The Community Health Education Center is located on the Ground Floor of the VCU Medical Center …. Read more

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