Health 

Topics:

Aging and Gerontology
speaker: Dr. Valerie S. Brown


Alcohol Addiction: This speech will discuss how a person becomes addicted to alcohol, and how to successfully approach a recovery program.
speaker: Robert C. Banks


Art Therapy: Art therapy is a mental health profession in which clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. Art therapy is widely practiced in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, schools, senior communities and many other settings. This speech discusses Art Therapy, and can be customized based upon audience interest.
speaker: Mary Sender


Art Therapy for Older Adults: Art therapy promotes well-being at any age. It has been shown to have a positive impact on health, cognition, social interaction, stress reduction, confidence, and life's many challenges. This speech discusses art therapy techniques helpful for older adults.
speaker: Mary Sender


Bioethics:This workshop will look at the overlooked theory of Bioethics known as Care Oriented Bioethics. In healthcare, we have an ethical responsibility to provide proper care, and we will focus on this theory to increase understanding about the elements of good care. You will be challenged as you review this philosophy of care; and the focus of healing beyond what we do, to how we do it.
speaker: Kerry Tobin


Bioethics: Important issues affecting medicine, patient care, policy, and law will be discussed in this presentation.
speaker: Ursula Matias


Bioethics - Reviving Higher Brain Death: This presentation discusses the definition of brain death, the on-going debate regarding this definition, and landmark court cases involving brain death and the removal of life-support. Audience participation in this discussion is encouraged.

speaker: Samuel H. LiPuma


Body Image in the African American Community
speaker:
Dr. Angela Mensah


Caring for Children with Medical Needs
speaker: Kelly Cloonan


Working with Special Needs Children
speaker: Dr. Phyllis Dukes


Drugs and Alcohol; Where We Have Been and What We're Currently On
This informative, entertaining presentation provides an understanding of the history of drugs in the USA, current drug trends, and policy issues facing both the local community and nation. This presentation can be tailored to multiple age groups to help educate and/or aide in prevention. Next steps are also offered. This presentation will be interactive with audience questions appreciated.
speaker:
Kevin Berg


Eating Disorders
speaker:
Dr. Michelle Nicopolis


Eating Disorders and Women's Issues
speaker:
Dr. Nahla Harik-Williams


Fall Prevention for Older Adults: According to the National Council on Aging, one in three community-dwelling persons over the age of 65 falls each year, and this number increases to one in two by the age of 80. Fall-related injuries are often serious enough to result in hospitalization or premature death.This speech will share phyical mobility and home safety tips to reduce your risk of falling.
speaker: Hector Merced


Health and Culture
speaker:
Dr. Valerie S. Brown


Health Care and Health Care Education
speaker:
Dr. Sandy Robinson


Health Care Professions
speaker:
Dr. Sandy Robinson


Healthy Relationships
speaker: Andrea Cain Smith,
Dr. Gary Carrington,
David G. Nardecchia


Home is where the gym is: Don't have time to work out? Can't make it to the gym? Don't have any equipment? Learn simple ways to incorporate exercise into your daily life.
speaker: Christine Phillips


How to Help Older Adults Live Independently
speaker:
Hector Merced


Human Trafficking: Many people are not aware of the severity of the human trafficking problem in the United States, and even here in Cleveland. As a health care professional and volunteer working with the survivors of human trafficking, Diana Kovacic has seen the problem first-hand. This speech discusses the problem of human trafficking as well as the physical and psychological toll it takes upon its victims.
speaker:
Diana Kovacic


I Can't hEAR you: This topic discusses the EARly symptoms of childhood otitis media (middle ear infection) and the late consequences that can be associated with this illness.
speaker: Andrea Cain Smith


Learning Disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
speaker:
Mary Sender


Individual and Group Therapy
speaker:
Dr. Nahla Harik-Williams







Managing Diabetes: Learn more about how lifestyle and your daily routine can affect your blood sugar levels, and tips for developing healthy habits to help you to prevent diabetes complications that can be life-threatening.
speaker:
Diana Kovacic


Mindful Eating: One bite at a time!
speaker: Christine Phillips


Mental Health
speaker:
Dr. Nahla Harik-Williams


Mental Health Issues -particularly co-occuring disorders
speaker:
Kevin Berg


Mental Health Programming
speaker: Dr. Phyllis Dukes



Patient Centered Care through Health IT - A Patient Perspective: The health care system is undergoing changes that will further engage patients, their families and communities and enhance the delivery of high-quality, comprehensive, coordinated, accessible and safe health care. Find out how these changes will impact consumers/patients, and what tools are available to you to navigate these changes. Additionally, we will share Health Information Technologies that can help you communicate and partner with your physician in improving your overall care and health outcomes.
speaker: Norma Morganti


Personal Wellness
speaker:
Dr. Michelle Nicopolis


Plant-Based Eating and Cooking: how to prevent and reverse heart disease through diet.
speaker: Delia (Dee Dee) Bober


Providing Culture Sensitive Health Care to Latino Clients
speaker:
Hector Merced


Psychological Disorders and Their Treatments
speaker:
Dr. Nahla Harik-Williams


Power Surge:Hot flashes are a nuisance to any pre-menopausal women experiencing them. This topic is aimed to discuss the reason behind these "power surges", and how they can be handled and viewed more positively.
speaker: Andrea Cain Smith 



Readying the Healthcare Workforce for Transformation: The health care system is undergoing changes that will further engage patients, their families and communities as well as enhance the delivery of high-quality, comprehensive, coordinated, accessible and safe health care. Find out how Cuyahoga Community College, under funding from Health and Human Services, has developed learning roadmaps, resources and training programs for the healthcare community to specifically support this inclusive approach to care, with an emphasis on the technology that will help make it happen.
speaker: Norma Morganti


Relaxation Techniques
speaker:
Dr. Michelle Nicopolis


Relaxation Techniques: Stressed? I can help! Learn some easy techniques to help ease your body and mind.
speaker: Christine Phillips


Just Relax! Meditation techniques that work!
speaker: Christine Phillips


Sexually Transmitted Diseases: This speech focuses on awareness and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. It can be customized for adolescent, adult, or public health audiences.
speaker:
Diana Kovacic


Stress Management
speaker(s): Dr. Phyllis Dukes, Hector Merced


Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Drugs and Alcohol
speaker:
Kevin Berg


Subtle Signs of Heart Disease in Women: According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one killer of women. This speech will discuss heart disease in women and how the symptoms of a myocardial infarction (heart attack) can be subtle.
speaker: Andrea Cain Smith


Suicide Prevention
speaker:
Dr. Michelle Nicopolis


Toxic Shock: The unhealthy consequences of toxic relationships - Toxic relationships account for many stress related health conditions both physically and psychologically - oftentimes interfering with an individual's ability to focus, cope and reason. This speech will help individuals to identify toxic relationships and will discuss how to "detox" from them.
speaker: Andrea Cain Smith


Tuberculosis: This presentation is intended to raise awareness of Tuberculosis (TB), risk factors for developing TB, prevention strategies and treatment options.
speaker:
Diana Kovacic


Understanding Mental Health
speaker:
Dr. Michelle Nicopolis



Wellness: Learn why it is so much more than lack of disease.
speaker: Christine Phillips


What does it take to become a nurse? This speech discusses the academic and personal skills necessary to become a nurse, the process of progressing through nursing school, and career options in nursing. It is intended for audiences considerting a career in nursing, or exploring career options. speaker: Kelly Cloonan



What the world needs now is MORE Caregivers: With so many people able to continue living with help from medical science, oftentimes we find people in need of home care. Learn strategies to help you take care of yourself while taking care of someone else.
speaker:
Dr. Kathleen Heinlen


Yoga: What is it? Do I have to be flexible to do it?
speaker: Christine Phillips
   
 

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