• July - August 2015 at Barton Health Community Calendar of Events

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    June 30, 2015
    Ø  Effective July 1, Barton Pediatrics is moving from Stateline, NV to 2201 South Avenue in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Dr. Jennifer Ehmann, Dr. Kawika Liu, and Dr. Tracy Protell are available to provide comprehensive care for your children. New patients welcome, call 530-543-5550 to schedule an appointment.
     
    Ø  Barton Health now has a Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine program. Patients age 12 and older with sleep disordered breathing or sleep apnea can seek these services. Candice Raynor, BSN, MSN, ACNP, FNP will be leading the program. All visits require a referral, either as a follow-up from a hospital visit or from a primary care provider. Contact Barton Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at 530-543-5815 for more information. 

    Ø      Celebrate “Christmas in July” at The Attic!  Barton’s thrift store will bring out a large selection of clearance priced holiday items from July 6-24. The Attic is open Monday to Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Attic is located at 970 Lodi Avenue, South Lake Tahoe.  More information can be found online, www.bartonhealth.org/attic. 

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    SUPPORT GROUPS
    Type I Diabetes Support Group
    First Tuesday of each month, 5:30pm
                Barton Memorial Hospital Board Room (in Hospital)
                2170 South Ave, South Lake Tahoe

    Led by medical professionals, Tahoe Type 1 is a support group providing a place for those affected by Type 1 Diabetes. It is specifically designed to support one another and share ideas, experiences, and resources. All ages welcome. Contact tt1thrive@gmail.com for more info or call 530-543-5581.
    July 7: Josh Quinn and Michelle Barnett, Medtronic: Insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, and new technology.
    August 4: Beach Potluck (contact 530-543-5581 for location
     
     
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    Barton Hospice "Reflections of Life and Loss" - Grief Support Group
    First and third Thursday of each month, 5–6:30pm
    2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd, Suite 600, South Lake Tahoe
    Barton Hospice encourages people who have experienced the loss of a loved one or have endured a significant, life-altering event to attend the ongoing bereavement group called "Reflections of Life and Loss." This group helps teach attendees how to cope with certain situations and encourages emotional connections with others. Support and bereavement groups allow people to release emotions they may otherwise keep to themselves. It can improve a participant's mood and decrease psychological distress. For questions or more information, call Tina Bruess at 530-543-5592 or Barton Hospice at 530-543-5581.
    July
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Wednesday, July 1, 12-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BARTON WELLNESS LECTURE: Running, It’s Your Journey!
    Wednesday, July 8, 6-7pm
    Presented by: Alan and Caroline Barichievich, Barton Rehabilitation
                Lake Tahoe Community College, Board Room
                One College Ave, South Lake Tahoe

     
    Whether you want to run a 5K or more than 100 miles, this lecture is for you. Review proper gear and attire. Learn tips to improve your running performance. Injury prevention and treatment will also be discussed.
    Attend any four of Barton’s 2015 Wellness Lectures and be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate to a South Lake Tahoe business of your choice.  Questions? Call 530-543-5537. Visit bartonhealth.org/lecture for the most up-to-date lecture information.
     

    July
     
    BARTON UNIVERSITY: Childbirth Intensive Saturday
    Saturday, July 11, 9:00-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
    Barton University, Room 101
                1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe

    Register with Krista Carson at Barton University by phone, 530-600-1958, or email kcarson@bartonhealth.org Other Intensive Saturday classes in 2015 available August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Childbirth Tuesday class option also available for six consecutive Tuesday evenings, starting August 4, September 22, and November 10.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Friday, July 17, 8am-12:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Heartsaver Adult First Aid
    Saturday, July 25, 2-5pm
    Course Tuition: $45 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA First Aid Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT Program First Aid Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
     
    July
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Saturday, July 27, 8am-12:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BLOOD DRIVE WITH BARTON AUXILIARY
    Friday, July 31, 12-5pm
                  South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Gym
                  1180 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe

    Donate blood and make a difference. Please bring a photo ID.  Eat well and drink plenty of fluids.

    August
     
    BARTON UNIVERSITY: Childbirth Tuesday Classes
    Tuesday, August 4 - September 8, 6-8:00pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
    Barton University, Room 101
                1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe

    Childbirth class on six consecutive Tuesday evenings. Register with Krista Carson at Barton University by phone, 530-600-1958, or email kcarson@bartonhealth.org Other Tuesday childbirth classes in 2015 start September 22 and November 10.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Wednesday, August 5, 12-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
    August
     
    BARTON WELLNESS LECTURE: Robotic Surgery for Cancer and Other Urologic Conditions
    Thursday, August 6, 6-7pm
    Presented by: Bradley Anderson, MD, Barton Urology
                Lake Tahoe Community College, Board Room
                One College Ave, South Lake Tahoe

    Join Dr. Anderson for a discussion about robotic surgery.  Learn how robotic surgery is done and find out if you are a good candidate for this method. 
    Attend any four of Barton’s 2015 Wellness Lectures and be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate to a South Lake Tahoe business of your choice.  Questions? Call 530-543-5537. Visit bartonhealth.org/lecture for the most up-to-date lecture information.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: ACLS Provider Update
    Friday, August 7, 8:30am-5pm
    Course Tuition: $190 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
                Barton Classroom Training Facility, Room 101
                1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe
    Update Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider certification. Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BARTON UNIVERSITY: Childbirth Intensive Saturday
    Saturday, August 8, 9:00-4:30pm
    Course Tuition: $20 per couple
    Barton University, Room 101
                1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe

    Register with Krista Carson at Barton University by phone, 530-600-1958, or email kcarson@bartonhealth.org Other Intensive Saturday classes in 2015 available September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Childbirth Tuesday class option also available for six consecutive Tuesday evenings, start August 4, September 22, and November 10.
     
    August
     
    SUMMER CAMP: FitKids Summer Sports Camps
    Session 2: August 10-14, 2015 - 9am-4pm

    Course Tuition: $225 – Sibling and multi-camp discounts available
     
    Lake Tahoe Community College and Tahoe Center for Orthopedics offers week-long summer sports camps focusing on improving kids’ overall health, wellness, and athletic performance!
     
    Led by physical education specialists, Seth Martin and Kristi Jouett, FitKids Camps help kids learn proper exercise techniques, team-building, sports-specific techniques to enhance overall sports performance, how to make healthy nutritional choices, and learn about Lake Tahoe’s natural resources. To register, visit www.ltcc.edu/communityeducation or call (530) 541-4660, ext. 717.


    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Update
    Friday, August 14, 8:30am-5pm
    Course Tuition: $190 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
                Barton Classroom Training Facility, Room 101
                1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe
     
    Update PALS Provider certification.  Students will receive an AHA provider card valid for two years upon course completion.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Wednesday, August 19, 8am-12:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
    August
     
    KICK THE SMOKING HABIT: FREEDOM FROM SMOKING CLASSES AVAILABLE
    7-Week Session #2: Starts August 19
    (Quit day: September 11), 5:00-6:30pm
    7-Week Session #3: Starts October 7 (Quit day: October 30), 5:00-6:30pm
    Cost: $30 for community members
    Location: 1111 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, CA

     
    Ready to quit? Start your smoke-free life now! Get the support you or your loved one needs to quit smoking. "Freedom from Smoking" is the American Lung Association's program that provides support and techniques to help people quit the habit for good! Classes take place for seven consecutive Wednesdays with an additional "Quit Day" session half way through the program. Register with Krista Carson at Barton University by phone, 530.600.1958, or email kcarson@bartonhealth.org
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
    Saturday, August 29, 8am-12:30pm
    Course Tuition: $75 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification card valid for two years.  This course satisfies the LTCC EMT and Dental Program CPR Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
     
    BARTON HEALTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Heartsaver Adult First Aid
    Saturday, August 29, 2-5pm
    Course Tuition: $45 - Tuition includes instruction and all course materials.
     
    Students who complete this course will receive an AHA First Aid Provider Certification card valid for two years. This course satisfied the LTCC EMT Program First Aid Prerequisite.  Course location in South Lake Tahoe.  Get additional information or sign up online at education.bartonhealth.org or call 530-543-5549.
     
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