Throughout the year, Northwest Community Healthcare hosts a wide range of health and wellness seminars, screenings and events for area residents. These programs are intended to be educational and informative, serving as a complement to the existing relationship established between physicians and their patients.
Medical staff members are encouraged to share this information with patients.
Tuesday, October 29, 6 – 8 pm
NCH is hosting a free educational seminar about joint pain and joint replacement options on Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the NCH auditorium. Accessible parking is available in the Visitor Garage at Entrance #4 on the east side of the hospital. Signs will direct visitors to the seminar.
Orthopedic surgeon Richard Mannion, MD, and experts in nursing will share information on the latest treatments and therapies for hip and knee pain, including joint replacement. Attendees also will learn about NCH's Fast Track program, which results in earlier hospital discharge, an accelerated recovery plan and a quicker return to pain-free living. A question-and-answer session will follow the seminar. Registration is required by calling HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968) or visiting the hospital online at www.nch.org/jointpain.
Saturday, November 2, 9 am – 1 pm
Northwest Community Healthcare's Ostomy Support Group invites the community to attend this free vendor fair. Representatives from major companies will showcase the latest products for ostomy and stoma care. The event will be held at Northwest Community Hospital in rooms 1-6 and 1-7 (located across from the NCH Auditorium). Attendees should park in the Visitor Garage and enter the building at Visitor Entrance 4. Attendees can briefly meet with a certified ostomy nurse to discuss pouching products, skin problems or other concerns. To schedule this consultation, call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968).
Thursday, November 7, 6 – 8 pm
David Guthman, MD, and Najeeb Mohideen, MD, will discuss the knowledge that men need to know about their health. Registration is required by calling HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968).