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October 10, 2013

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Symposium on wound care planned: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Merrimack Valley Hospital and Steward Health Care’s second annual Symposium on Wound Care will be held on Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus of Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott St.

Speakers and topics are: Walter Kwass, MD: Introduction and Overview of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; Vera Cooke, DDS, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Osteoradionecrosis; Tammy Dingman, CHT: Managing Risks and Complications of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy; and Micah Hemani, MD: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Management and Treatment of Radiation Induced Cystitis.

Cost of $25 includes breakfast beverages, lunch, and 3.5 continuing education credits for nurses and physicians. The event is open to the public. Deadline for registration is Oct. 11.

Checks must be made payable to Merrimack Valley Hospital and mailed to Merrimack Valley Hospital, C/O Jean MacDougall-Tattan, Marketing Department, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830. For more information or to register, contact Jean MacDougall-Tattan at 978-420-1168 or jean.macdougall-tattan@steward.org.

Talk on Medicare planned: Susan Cripps and Pat Paradis of the Elder Services SHINE program will be at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. on Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss important Medicare information for this year’s re-enrollment period.

This is a “must attend” meeting for all Medicare recipients. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Public invited to learn about NECC: Anyone interested in learning more about Northern Essex Community College is invited to attend an Open House on Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Hartleb Technology Center on the college’s Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

Visitors can take a tour of the Haverhill campus, learn about financial aid, and explore the college’s more than 70 academic programs. Topics to be discussed will include transfer options after graduating from NECC, support services available to help students succeed and the many clubs, sports, and other opportunities available to students. This Open House is geared toward high school juniors and seniors and their families as well as adult students who are considering returning to school for career or personal growth. More information is available by calling 978-556-3700 or admissions@necc.mass.edu.

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