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Orthopedic Surgeon Philip Minotti, MD, will discuss the advanced direct anterior approach for hip replacement, which offers important advantages over standard surgical procedures. Direct anterior hip replacement patients generally experience less pain along with a shorter length of stay in the hospital and faster recovery.
On Fri., Nov. 15 from 5-7 p.m.,The Comprehensive Wound Care Center at Griffin Hospital will host a free diabetic foot screening event at the hospital. Each screening will take about 10 minutes and will include consultation with a podiatrist if needed.
Griffin Health and SafeKids Greater Naugatuck Valley are offering free training on how to make sure children are safe when travelling in cars. Safe Kids Greater Naugatuck Valley Coalition Coordinator Cathi Kellett, MA CPST-I, SN-I, will host “Child Passenger Safety 101” on Wed., Nov. 6 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby. There will be a session from 6-7 p.m. on general child passenger safety and a session focused on passengers with special needs from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
In response to the great amount of interest in its first discussion on Medicare and related healthcare decisions, the Community Health Resource Center at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host another free presentation on Tues., Oct. 29 at 10 a.m.
The 18th Annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be a Halloween treat for families on Fri., Oct. 25 from 3-7 p.m. at Warsaw Park on Pulaski Highway in Ansonia.
The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers is offering classes for its fall Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. The School of Allied Health Careers is offering a day session for its CNA program with classes on Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. starting Nov. 4.
Griffin Hospital will host a free prostate cancer screenings with a sports tailgate feel from 4-6 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 23 at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital.
The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Health will host a 30th Anniversary Celebration on Sun., ...
Griffin Health’s da Vinci® Xi surgical robot will be taking on challengers to a game of Hasbro’s Operation on Wed., Oct. 30, from 6-9 p.m. at Griffin Hospital. Participants will receive prizes for their efforts and can meet surgeons to learn how robotic surgery helps with general, colorectal, thoracic and bariatric surgery.
Griffin Hospital is starting a new support group this October to help stroke survivors and their caregivers understand the effects and manage their lifestyles.