Pharmacists will be on-site to provide free information and counseling regarding medications. Please be sure to bring all of your medications, including and herbal supplements.
The event will take place at the Pardee Signature Care Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mall, on January 30, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is open to the community. For additional information and to RSVP call (828) 692-4600.
The Healthy Back Class is an informative session covering things everyone can do to prevent common back issues. The class is taught by David Gerrer, PT, who has been a Physical Therapist with Pardee Outpatient Rehab and Wellness since 2004. The class will emphasize the importance of Proper Posture and body mechanics and their relationship to spine problems. The class is facilitated by Karen Lewis, FNP of the Integrated Spine Center at Pardee.
The event will take place at the Pardee Signature Care Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mall, on January 23, from 1 – 4 p.m. The event is open to the community. For additional information and to RSVP call (828) 692-4600.
Pardee congratulates Christy Parkhill on the recent completion of her Master's of Science in Nursing degree with a concentration in Leadership, with honors, from Eastern Carolina University.
Parkhill is active in numerous national and regional nursing societies, ranging from the American Nurses Association, North Carolina Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society and the Golden Key Honor Society. Parkhill is board-certified in Medical/Surgical Nursing as well as Gerontology.
Parkhill is excited to apply the things she has learned, through her educational journey. She encourages others to take the time to go back for another degree, stating that if she can start a degree after age 40, anyone can.
Parkhill has served at Pardee since 1993 in various roles throughout the hospital. Assignments have ranged from Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Radiology, Acute Medical Unit, Endoscopy, Discharge Planning and Nursing Coordinator.
Modern techniques for minimally invasive hip replacement
Pardee's Center for Orthopedics will present "Total Hip Replacement: Truth and Fiction" on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Pardee Signature Care Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mall. Edward G. Lilly III, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon from Blue Ridge Bone & Joint, will discuss modern techniques for a minimally invasive hip replacement.
This presentation is free and open to anyone who is interested in learning more about hip replacements. Registration is required by calling (828) 692-4600.