Organ procurement

Organ procurement
AKRON -- LifeBanc, the organ procurement organization for Northeast Ohio, is having a one-day workshop -- Sharing in the Gift of Life -- for clergy, nurses, social workers, counselors and funeral directors from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Akron Crowne Plaza, South Broadway Street. Call (216) 752-5433 or (888) 558-5433 to register.
Center accredited
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Center for Advanced Eye Surgery received accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
Nurse group meeting
BOARDMAN -- The Licensed Practical Nurse Association, Division 3, of Mahoning and Trumbull counties, is meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Greenbriar Nursing Facility, 8064 South Ave. The program is Current Concepts in Dentistry. Call (330) 533-6272 or (330) 758-4612.
Equipment needed
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The Medical Equipment Recycling Program is in need of used shower chairs, extended tub benches and wheelchairs that are in good condition. MERP refurbishes used medical equipment and distributes it to those who lack insurance coverage or the financial means to purchase the equipment. MERP is funded by a grant from UPMC Horizon Foundation, venture grants from the United Way in Greenville, Grove City, Pa., and Mercer County, Pa., and private donations. Call (724) 347-3605 to donate money or equipment.
On wound management
YOUNGSTOWN -- Humility of Mary Health Partners' September Talk With a Doc, a program on wound management, will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 in St. Elizabeth Health Center. Call (877) 700-4647 to register.
Clinics and classes
Tuesday: Free blood checks, Meridian Arms Living Center, 650 S. Meridian Road, 9 to 11 a.m. Call (330) 792-7799.
Sept. 30: St. Elizabeth Mobile Clinic, Salvation Army, 1501 Glenwood Ave., 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free to people without medical coverage; no appointment needed. Call (330) 480-4198.

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