UM Shore Regional Health Continues Fall “Ask the Expert” Series

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University of Maryland Shore Regional Health continues its “Ask the Expert” series with scheduled presentations throughout the region during November. “Ask the Expert” offers area residents access to the most current information on relevant health care topics, presented by a variety of clinical experts.

Upcoming events are:

“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”—Tuesday, November 10, 1pm. Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton Talbot Senior Center – Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties.

“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain” Tuesday, November 10, 6pm. Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussions. Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

“Palliative Care – The Bridge”—Thursday, November 12. Sharon Stagg, DNP, MPH, RN, Nurse Practitioner, UM Shore Regional Health Palliative Care Program, and Charyl (Sam) Ricketts, BS, RNC, CHPN, Regional Community Educator, UM Shore Regional Health‑ Post-Acute Services

Chestertown Town Building, 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, Second Floor. Brought to the community in partnership with HomePorts.

“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”—Thursday, November 12, 6pm. Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health. UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Third Floor Conference Room
“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”—Wednesday, November 17, 10am. Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton Caroline Senior Center, 403 S. 7th Street, Suite 127 Denton. Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties.

“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”—Thursday, November 19, 6pm. Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health. Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Attendees are asked to RSVP to Cathy Wright, 410-822-1000, ext. 5222, or e-mail Cathy.Wright@umm.edu.

 

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