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Northern Nevada Medical Center Calendar of Events



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 and 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.

03/02 – Non-surgical Approaches to Shoulder Pain

Wednesday, March 2, 6 to 7 p.m.  Presenter: Luis Palacio, MD – Medical Director, Sports Medicine – Northern Nevada Medical Group.  The seminar is free, and dinner is included. Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)

03/16 – Diabetes Management

Wednesday, March 16, 6 to 7 p.m.  Presenter: Todd Inman, MD – Medical Director, Wound Care Center.

The seminar is free, and dinner is included. Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)

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 and shorter hospital stay.

To learn more about MAKOplasty®, contact 775-356-NNMC (6662) to schedule an appointment OR attend our free upcoming seminar Thursday, March 10, noon to 1 p,m.

All seminars are held at Sparks Medical Building, 2385 E. Prater Way, Sparks, Suite 203.  The seminars are free, and dinner/lunch is included. Registration required.  Registration: 356-NNMC (6662).

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’s Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center

A new, convenient location for physical therapy to treat disorders of the spine, knees and shoulders.  Located in the Sparks Medical Building at 2385 E. Prater Way, Suite 301, the fully equipped outpatient rehabilitation clinic provides physical therapy and eventually occupational and speech therapy for all musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Clinic Director Steven Hallan, PT, Cred. MDT, is certified in mechanical diagnostic therapy and utilizes a combination of manual techniques and individualized exercises to return patients to their full potential. Call 356-4960 for an appointment.

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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Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center announces maternal-child services (sponsored)

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