On March 19, at 12:30 p.m., at the Senior Center, Cranberry Township Municipal Building, Passavant Hospital Foundation presents: Ved Kaushik, MD discussing Colon Cancer…What You Need to Know! Dr. Kaushik, Colon-Rectal Surgeon, Tri-State Colorectal Association- UPMC, will be discussing the third most common cancer among men and women, colon cancer. The importance of having screening colonoscopies and overall colon health will be discussed. Most importantly, participants will learn the warning signs of colon cancer. Please call 412-748-6640 to register for this free course.
On March 18, from 6:30-8:30 pm, at CCAC-North, Rt. 19, McCandless, Passavant Hospital Foundation presents: Stroke and What the Future Holds for Stroke Care with Linda Edwards, MA, CCE-SLP, Manager, Speech Therapy Services at UPMC Passavant, Nate Schomburg, PT, NCS, CRS Senior PT, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at Passavant, Carmen Scolieri, OTR/L, CRS Senior Occupational Therapist, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at Passavant, and Denise Sponcer, MSN, RN, CRRN, Unit Director, UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at Passavant. For being the No. 1 cause of long-term disability, strokes are often one of the most misunderstood diseases. Even if you know what a stroke is and how to identify it, there are still many pieces to the puzzle that may remain missing. By attending this seminar, you will learn what the future holds as far diagnosis and acute management of stroke and how to cope with life after a stroke. Please call 412-369-3701 to register for this free course #YEB-263-1450.