Classes & Events

Jul
1
Wed
Healing Through Art – Sierra Watercolor Society @ Renown South Meadows Medical Center Cafeteria
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

Sierra Watercolor Society will hold an exhibit at Renown Regional Medical Center Cafeteria as part of the Healing Arts program and Reno Artown celebration.

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Jul
31
Fri
TheatreWorks presents “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” @ Mack Auditorium, Renown Regional Medical Center
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

theaterworksTheatreWorks of Northern Nevada presents “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” at  7 p.m. on July 31, at Mack Auditorium, Renown Regional Medical Center.

 

 

Aug
1
Sat
Childbirth Education (All in a day) @ Renown Regional Medical Center
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

This is an “All in a day” Childbirth Education Course that will help empower women and their partners to make more informed choices during labor and birth. This class was designed for busy parents who are short on time, but still want to learn valuable and crucial information before baby arrives.

This class will include detailed discussions about : Anatomical and physiological changes of pregnancy, signs of labor/when to call the doctor, stages of labor and delivery, internal and external fetal heart monitoring, medications used in labor and delivery, cesarean delivery, relaxation, comfort measures, labor support and breathing. This class covers everything you will need to know from the early days before labor begins to the birth of your baby and postpartum.
We believe that childbirth is normal and our goal is to educate, empower and build confidence in your ability to give birth.

It is with a wide range of knowledge skill and experience that our certified educators (through ICEA) can help support women and their families make the most informed choices regarding their birth.

Register Online

*Registration confirmation required to attend. Payment due on the day of class.

Aug
3
Mon
Baby and Family Suites Tour @ Renown Regional Medical Center
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit.

This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. In order to attend, you must receive confirmation in order to attend all classes and tours.

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Men’s Prostate Cancer Support Group @ Renown Regional Medical Center
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Facilitated by a prostate cancer survivor, this support group is designed to help men cope with prostate cancer by offering education and support for patients during their cancer journey.

Meets 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., at Renown Regional Medical Center in the Roseview Tower, Third Floor Orthopedic Conference Room.

For more information, please call 775-982-6831.

Baby and Family Suites Tour @ Renown Regional Medical Center
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

This tour includes a visit to our luxurious Baby & Family Suites, labor and delivery rooms, our new Labor Assessment Area and the William N. Pennington Nursery. You’ll also learn more about the pre-admission process, where to check-in and what to expect during your visit.

This event will take place at Renown Regional Medical Center on the second floor of the Sierra Tower at Labor and Delivery. In order to attend, you must receive confirmation in order to attend all classes and tours.

Register Online

  • Registration Form

Aug
4
Tue
Breastfeeding Forum @ Capri Conference Room
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Breastfeeding Forum Breastfeeding Forum is a great place for breastfeeding moms to find support, exchange experiences and discuss any concerns you might have. Mothers discuss their experiences and concerns such as milk supply, pumping, going back to work, sleeping or lack of sleep, to name just a few.

We meet every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. in the Capri Conference Room at Renown South Meadows Medical Center and also every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon at The Lactation Connection at Renown Regional Medical Center.

 

Childbirth Education – 5 Week Series – Class 1 – Aug. 4 @ Renown Regional Medical Center
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This is our Great Expectations Childbirth Education Course and hospital tour. By taking our 5 week series you will receive a complimentary breastfeeding and infant care class.

This class will help prepare mom and her partner for many aspects of childbirth. This class is designed to provide with you a great forum to ask your questions and to help you make informed decisions and key issues surrounding your baby’s birth. You will also learn about the stages of labor, warning signs, how to make your pregnancy, labor and delivery more comfortable. Breathing, relaxation techniques and comfort measures, labor interventions, how a birth doula can help, cesarean birth and postpartum will also be included in this class.

All of our childbirth educators are certified through ICEA and will offer you support and guidance through education in a very unique way that will meet your individual needs.

We believe that childbirth is a process, not a method and we recognize that there is no one right way to give birth.

This event will be held within Renown South Meadows Medical Center in the Capri Room. The class cost is $80 per couple and is to be paid in full the day of class.

The 5 week course begins August 4, 2015 and continues through August 11, 18, 25, and September 1.

Register Online

*Registration confirmation required to attend. Payment due on the day of class.

Aug
5
Wed
Smart Health Connection Monthly Health Screenings @ Renown Medical Group
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

For over 16 years, Renown Smart Health Connection has offered one of the region’s most comprehensive healthy aging programs. Designed to enhance the health and wellness of thousands of young children to adults, Smart Health Connection provides residents of northern Nevada with important health information, health screenings and educational events.

Screenings and Cost

  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel + Lipid Profile, tests for 14 different measurements including cholesterol, HDL, LDL, ratio and triglycerides (fasting required 10 hours prior to test, may take medications with water only); $35
  • PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen), blood test for prostate cancer; $40
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Factor
  • C-Reactive Protein, may be helpful in assessing risk of developing heart disease; $30
  • Thyroid Profile (TSH, T4, Free T4); $75
  • Blood Typing,  identifies the specific antigens that determine blood type and Rh factor; $30
  • Complete Blood Count (CBC), determines number of platelets, red and white blood cells, checks for anemia, leukemia, and problems with blood clotting; $20
  • Glycohemoglobin (Hemoglobin A1C), used most frequently to assess blood sugar controls in diabetics; $30
  • TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), test to evaluate thyroid function; $40
  • Vitamin D 25 Hydroxy, to identify possible deficiency in Vitamin D; $45

Eligibility & Payment

  • Unable to accept Medicare Part B beneficiaries
  • Adults over the age of 18 may attend (under 18 must be accompanied by a parent)
  • The screenings are on a first come, first-served basis
  • Cash, personal check or  a major credit card for exact amount only

Please contact your physician or call 982-5433 for more information.
Please call two weeks prior to the screening date to verify availability.

Total Joint Replacement Classes @ Renown Regional Medical Center, Artisans Room 108
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn more about total hip or knee replacement by attending a free class, held every Wednesday (excluding holidays).

Class times and locations vary. For more information about the location and time of the class and to RSVP, please call (775) 982-5342

2015 Total Joint Replacement Class Calendar

Register Online for the Total Joint Class

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