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Northern Nevada Medical Center Calendar of Events

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Coping with Osteoarthritis? You Have Choices Meet MAKOplasty®

Northern Nevada Medical Center is the first hospital in the state to offer MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing. The potential benefits of this robotics-assisted, minimally-invasive procedure include: more rapid recovery, less scarring, shorter hospital stay, and a more natural-feeling knee.

Living with Knee Pain?  Reduce your Pain.  Restore your Lifestyle with MAKOplasty®

Go to www.NNMC.com to learn more about MAKOplasty®, or contact 775-356-NNMC (6662) to schedule an appointment.

OR to learn more about this procedure, attend one of our upcoming seminars:

  • Thursday, January 13 , Noon to 1 pm
  • Thursday, February 10 , 6 to 7 pm

All MAKOplasty® seminars are held at Sparks Medical Building, 2385 E. Prater Way, Sparks, Suite 203.  Dinner/Lunch is included. Registration required.  The seminar is free for NNMC Advantage members, $5 for others. Advantage Program registration available at the event.  Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)  Spaces are going fast!  Please call 356-NNMC (6662) to reserve your spot.

01/19 – Physical Therapy Approaches to Back and Neck Pain

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 6 to 7 p.m.  Presenter: Steven Hallan, PT, Cred. MDT; Director Rehab & Sports Medicine

The seminar is free for NNMC Advantage members, $5 for others. Advantage Program registration available at the event.  Dinner is included. Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)

2/3 – Affordable Health Fair

Thursday, February 3, 7:30-11 a.m., Northern Nevada Medical Center, 7th Floor. Services include:

carotid artery ultrasound screening for stroke risk – $40, EKG for heart function – $35, ankle brachial index (ABI) for circulation – $25, cholesterol/lipid profile – $20, hemoglobin A1C for diabetics – $30, cholesterol/lipid profile – $20 or $25 with blood chemistry, prostate cancer testing – $35.  Fasting required for best results in blood screenings.  Complimentary blood pressure & body fat testing; depression screenings; and complimentary vision screenings courtesy of the Lions Club.  For details: 356-NNMC (6662)

NEW!!  Northern Nevada Medical Center Announces Opening of Inpatient RehabCenter

Located on the sixth floor of the hospital, the new 8-bed unit offers physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy to patients in need of rehabilitation in an inpatient, hospital setting.

The NNMC Inpatient RehabCenter provides comprehensive therapy for patients who have experienced major injuries, neurological trauma or extensive surgery.  The team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists are equipped to care for a number of conditions including:  stroke; brain injuries; amputation; spinal cord and back injuries; and neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease or muscular dystrophy.

The new facility features all private rooms with a gym and a dining room overlooking the city. The clinical staff is lead by Lita McCaw, OTR/L., Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Therapy Services, who has 23 years in occupational therapy.  To make an appointment, call 775-356-4555.

Walk Ins Welcome at Northern Nevada Medical Group

For your convenience, the Northern Nevada Medical Group takes walk ins and same day appointments.  The group is accepting new patients.  We accept most of the area’s health plans, including Medicare.  Our physicians include:  family practice, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, sports medicine, and neurology.

Call 352-5300.

NNMC Advantage Program – Great advantages…for the whole family

Join NNMC Advantage for great health benefits, convenience and savings!  NNMC Cafeteria discounts, Gift Shop discounts, Health Fair discounts, discounts at local businesses, free health lectures, etc.  FREE for anyone up to 61 years of age!  $10 for adults ages 62 and older – for a one-time $10 enrollment fee, Senior Advantage members can have their Medicare Insurance Part A deductible waived for inpatient hospitalization at NNMC**

**For every qualified member who is covered by Medicare insurance Part A and is a member of Senior Advantage, Northern Nevada Medical Center may waive your deductible for inpatient hospitalization.  Waiver does not include physician charges, outpatient services or doctor visits.  Waiver may not apply if you have supplemental insurance.

Senior Bridges Inpatient & Intensive Outpatient Programs

Behavioral Health Programs for Adults ages 50+

Immediate openings.  Free Confidential Assessments.  Please call our intake departments so a staff member can assist you.  Inpatient: 356-4071 – Treating both the mental and physical health of older adults. Outpatient: 356-1279 – Designed for short-term stabilization and resolution of immediate psychological problems.

Chronic Headaches?

The Headache Center of Northern Nevada is the region’s first and only center dedicated to specialty headache care.  The board-certified neurologists at the Headache Center of Northern Nevada offer the most current and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of migraines and other chronic headaches.

The Headache Center of Northern Nevada is located at Vista Medical Terrace, 2345 E. Prater Way, Suite # 107, Sparks, NV, just south of Northern Nevada Medical Center.  For more information or to make an appointment, call 775-352-5350.

Volunteer Opportunities

Northern Nevada Medical Center seeks caring and personable adults, ages 18 and older,

for a variety of volunteer positions.  Current department openings include the information desk,

emergency department, nutrition services, special events, clerical and patient relations. Flexible hours!  Make new friends and make a difference in the lives of patients and their families as a Northern Nevada Medical Center volunteer.  To learn more, please call Human Resources at 775-356-4013.

Visit us online at www.NNMC.com

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