Health and Wellness Programs Offered by Ocean Medical Center in July

Contact:Donna Sellmann, Public Relations Manager
Phone:(732) 840-3279
Email:dsellmann@meridianhealth.com

Health and Wellness Programs Offered by Ocean Medical Center in July

Ocean Medical Center will host the following programs in July. All of the programs are free and will take place at Ocean Medical Center, unless otherwise specified. Registration is required for all events. To register please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit www.meridianhealth.com.

Congestive Heart Failure

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
East Wing, Conference Room A
Ladan Ilkhani, M.D., will discuss how to maximize your quality of life while living with congestive heart failure.

Safe Sitter
Wednesday July 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
East Wing, Conference Room A
Do you need of babysitting training? This class will review safety for both the babysitter and children left in their care in a fun learning environment. The class includes handling emergencies, first aid, and CPR. Fee: $40

Weight-Loss Surgery: Explore Your Options
July 24 and August 14, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Community Room
August 28, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. East Wing, Conference Room B
Anil Pahuja, M.D., and James V. Pasquariello, M.D., will discuss the benefits and options for weight-loss surgery

Treatment Options for a Bothersome Prostate
July 18, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
East Wing, Conference Room A
James Rotolo, M.D., will discuss the latest treatment for avoiding problems caused by an enlarged prostate. Light refreshments will be provided.

Balance Screening
July 24, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Rehabilitation Department

About Ocean Medical Center
Standing out as a premier medical center along the Jersey Shore, Ocean Medical Center is home to exceptional talent, state-of-the-art technologies, and a growing medical campus, all surrounded by a community that offers quality of life for individuals and families of all ages. Ocean is a 321-bed non-profit community hospital located in Brick, New Jersey that provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines. Some key services include designation as a Primary Stroke Center; brain lab and neurological surgery; DaT Scan and advanced imaging technology; DaVinci robotic surgery; general, thoracic, and vascular surgery; comprehensive cancer care and radiation therapy technologies; a Joint Commission accredited orthopedic program; one of the nation's most advanced cardiac catheterization laboratories and cardiac services; maternity, Acute Care of the Elderly, and critical care services. The Medical Center recently completed a four-level expansion that has transformed the campus through an $82 million project that sets a foundation for future decades of growth. The main component of the project is a new 44,300 sq. ft. Emergency Department. The Medical Center features Magnet award winning nurses who work in collaboration with the medical staff, and is a System Partner, along with the other Meridian Health facilities, with the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Ocean Medical Center also operates the state's first Satellite Emergency Department in Point Pleasant, called the Ocean Care Center. The Medical Center has grown tremendously since opening in 1984 and is well positioned to evolve and respond to the changing community and health care landscape.