Holistic spa night

Holistic spa night


Dannielle MacDuff, a holistic health practitioner, is offering a holistic spa night event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the DC Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 1219 Niles- Cortland Road S.E. (state Route 46). There will be massage, Reiki and acupressure demonstrations, mini facials and brown sugar scrubs, information on organic, nontoxic beauty products and procedures, and nonalcoholic drinks and light appetizers.

For information, call 330-505-3515 or visit www.ohiodcchiro.com.

Event at mall


The Community Health Partnership of Mercer County, Elite EMS, EMMCO West, Grove City Medical Center, Life Force Ambulance Service, McGonigle Ambulance Service, Mercer County Pre-hospital Care Council, Sharon Regional Health System, Shenango Valley Mall, Superior Ambulance Service, and UPMC Horizon are hosting “Save a Life Saturday- Mercer County” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Shenango Valley Mall in the main concourse.

“Save a Life Saturday-Mercer County,” open to any age, trains hands-only CPR quickly for use in emergency medical situations.

For information, call 724-456-5279.

Autism conference


The Comprehensive Psychiatry Group Inc. is offering an autism conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. Preregistration is required. For information and to register, call Barbara Hierro at 330-726-2890.

The cost of $75 for professionals and $50 for parents and family members includes lunch. Six continuing education units are offered. Presenters include: Dr. Pradeep Mathur, double board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, and Lucinda M. Blanch, case manager at Comprehensive Psychiatry Group.

Academic initiative


The Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Cleveland State University (CSU) Partnership for Urban Health have been selected to participate in the Urban Universities for HEALTH (Health Equity through Alignment, Leadership, and Transformation of the Healthcare Workforce) Learning Collaborative, a national academic initiative to investigate approaches to improve the health of urban communities by developing their health care workforce.

Also, a grant totaling more than $400,000 over a four-year period was awarded jointly by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to NEOMED and CSU in support of their partnership.

“By being a part of the Learning Collaborative, we can further our research in establishing the best practices that will drive the economy of innovation in the health care workforce across Northeast Ohio, and ultimately impact health equity in Cleveland’s urban neighborhoods,” said Jay A. Gershen, NEOMED president.

Celebration planned


The 36th Ohio Nursing Assistants Week, June 13-20, begins with a Convention Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13 at the Akron General Wellness Center, 4125 W. Market St., Akron. In addition, many celebrations will be at individual facilities in the area to recognize nursing assistants. The theme of the week is “Nursing Assistants New Roles, New Goals.” For information, call 330-825-9342 or visit www.cna-network.org.

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