UM Shore Regional Health Continues Fall Ask the Expert Series

For immediate release: November 06, 2015

UM Shore Regional Health Continues Fall Ask the Expert Series

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health continues its “Ask the Expert” series with scheduled presentations throughout the region during November. “Ask the Expert” offers area residents access to the most current information on relevant health care topics, presented by a variety of clinical experts.

Upcoming events are:

“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Tuesday, November 10, 1pm

Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Talbot Senior Center - Brookletts Place, 400 Brookletts Avenue, Easton
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties.

“Keeping Your Child Safe on the Field: How to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries of the Body and Brain”
Tuesday, November 10, 6pm

Walid Kamsheh, MD, of Shore Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and Jason Jancosko, DO, of the Orthopedic Center will discuss sports medicine and concussions.
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

“Palliative Care - The Bridge”
Thursday, November 12, 11am

Sharon Stagg, DNP, MPH, RN, Nurse Practitioner, UM Shore Regional Health Palliative Care Program, and Charyl (Sam) Ricketts, BS, RNC, CHPN, Regional Community Educator, UM Shore Regional Health Post-Acute Services
Chestertown Town Building, 118 N. Cross Street, Chestertown, Second Floor
Brought to the community in partnership with HomePorts.

“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Thursday, November 12, 6pm

Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health.
UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester, Third Floor Conference Room

“Stroke Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Recovery”
Wednesday, November 17, 10am

Jessica Fluharty, BSN, RN, FNE-A, Neuroscience Specialist and Stroke Coordinator, UM SMC at Easton
Caroline Senior Center, 403 S. 7th Street, Suite 127 Denton
Brought to the community in partnership with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the Area Agency on Aging for Caroline, Kent and Talbot Counties.

“Accessible Care, Comprehensive Support: Cancer Prevention and Support Services in Your Local Community”
Thursday, November 19, 6pm

Patty Plaskon, PhD, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Coordinator of Oncology Social Work; Sharon Richter, BSN, RN, CCRC, OCN, Clinical Research Nurse; and Margot Spies, RN, BSN, OCN, Nurse Navigator, all team members of the Cancer Center at UM Shore Regional Health.
Nick Rajacich Health Education Center at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton – 219 S. Washington Street

Attendees are asked to RSVP to Cathy Wright, 410-822-1000, ext. 5222, or e-mail [email protected].  

As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,500 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.