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Taylor Orthopedic Surgeon to Host Web Chat

Join Richard Zamarin, M.D., Taylor orthopedic surgeon, for a special web chat, “Is Joint Pain Slowing You Down?” If joint pain is preventing you from working out, then hear what Dr. Zamarin has to say about the common causes of joint pain to get your hips and knees running again.

Dr. Zamarin will chat live at philly.com/crozerorthochat on Thursday, April 23, at noon. Have a question you would like answered? Email it ahead of time at health@philly.com.

Upcoming CPR & Babysitting Courses

Healthline Services is pleased to offer the following CPR classes and “Safe Sitter” Babysitting program:

CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers)

This program includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, adult two-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.

Program will be held from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, April 18 and May 30. Cost is $65 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.

CPR (Heartsaver AED: Adult and Pediatric)

This program is for lay persons and includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.

Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturday May 30. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.

“Safe Sitter®” Babysitting Program

“Safe Sitter” is a one-day course available to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children. Taught by certified instructors, SafeSitter thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice and role play in an array of topics including:

  • Safety precautions
  • Rescue breathing techniques
  • Care for a choking infant or child
  • How to recognize emergencies
  • Calling for emergency help

Program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Meeting Room A at DCMH on Saturdays April 11 and June 6. Cost is $50 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.

News from the Taylor Regional Rehabilitation Center

Nursing and therapy staff from Taylor’s Regional Rehabilitation Center are collecting donations for two worthy causes:

Operation Care Packages (OCP)

OCP is a group that sends care packages to our men and women stationed overseas. From now until April 15, Taylor rehab staff will oversee the collection of personal care items, supplies and food, including: 

  • Protein bars
  • Batteries
  • Ground coffee, any size singles to large cans or bags
  • Kool Aid singles or similar, hot chocolate, hot cider packets, or Gatorade
  • Ziplock bags: quart, sandwich, snack, gallon
  • Jerky, summer sausage, beef sticks
  • Canned fruit, dried fruit, fruit snacks
  • Canned hearty soup, ravioli, stew, dried soups/ramen
  • Trail mix, nuts, sunflower seeds
  • Pre-packaged cookies
  • Instant oatmeal, boxed cereal
  • Easy mac & cheese, microwave popcorn
  • Canned tuna, chicken
  • Peanut butter, jelly (no glass, please)
  • Small boxes of crackers
  • White and black socks (unisex like tube socks or crew socks)
  • Postage stamps
  • Multivitamins, Tylenol, foot powder, anti-fungal cream

Get the kids involved too! Children can make cards or artwork to give to our soldiers.

Please send your donations to the Regional Rehabilitation Center, on the 4th floor at Taylor Hospital. Contact Alisha Hartunian, nurse manager, at alisha.hartunian@crozer.org or (610) 595-6097 (19-6097), or Kari Stiles, R.N. at kari.stiles@crozer.org if you have any questions. 

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