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Free Skin Cancer Screening

Date: 05/27/2014
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Children's Skin Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Wednesday, May 27

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Children's Skin Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital is hosting their annual skin cancer screening day providing complete skin examinations for the early detection of squamous cell carcinomas, basal cell carcinomas and melanomas.  Truly a gift to the community the free screening is not conditioned on ordering any other item or service from Nicklaus Children's Hospital or its Medical Staff.  The screening is provided free of charge to adults and children by appointment only. 

For more information or to schedule an appointment please call Michelle Machin at 305-669-7169 or 305-669-6555 option 3.

 

 


Community Education

CPR Class

Date: 06/09/2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Babies R Us
8755 SW 24 Street

Tuesday, June 9

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost:  $20.00 per person

Certified American Heart Association instructors from Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, will teach Infant, Child and Adult CPR and use of an AED.  The course will also teach what to do if an infant, child or adult is choking.  Please call 305-662-8282 to register.


Community Education

CPR Class

Date: 06/17/2015 - 06/17/2002
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Wednesday, June 17 (English) 

Cost:  $20.00 per person       

This course in Pediatric CPR teaches parents, grandparents and caregivers how to administer CPR to infants, children and adults.   Please call 305-662-8282 to register.


Early Steps

Date: 06/17/2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Michael Fux Family Center

Wednesday, June 17

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost:  Free with registration

 

Early Steps is Florida's early intervention system that offers services to eligible infants and toddlers (birth to 36 months) with significant delays or with a condition likely to result in a developmental delay.  Most services are provided with the family and child in their natural environment.   Early Steps uses a team based primary service provider approach which aims at empowering each eligible family.

 

Please join Paola Hatton-Negron, MS and Nadine P. Vincent, MS in understanding this program and referral process.

 

To register, please e-mail wendy.johnson@mch.com or call 305-662-8282.  Registration is required.

 


Community Education

Heartsaver CPR and Pediatric First Aid Course

Date: 06/25/2015
Time: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Thursday, June 25

8:30 am - 12:00 pm CPR

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm First Aid

Cost:  $90 per person

This course is designed for childcare workers, teachers, camp counselors and coaches.  Parents with young children and adolescents are also highly encouraged to attend.  This course will give you the education and confidence you need to effectively care for children in an emergency until professional help arrives.  Topics include:  first aid basics, medical emergencies and CPR with Automated External Defibrillator (AED).  Participants will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR and Pediatric First Aid Course Completion Card.   Please call 305-662-8282 to register.


Developmental Milestone and Indications for Testing

Date: 07/22/2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Main Campus
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue

Wednesday, July 22

Children reach developmental milestones at different stages.  Developmental delays can occur in one or more areas including speech development, motor skills, cognitive functioning, social functioning and academic functioning.   The earlier a delay is diagnosed and receives intervention the better the progress.  In addition, developmental delays can impact future learning and adjustment to school. 

Is your child struggling with social interaction?  Does your child have trouble concentrating?  Does your child have difficulty with learning?

Please join Rose Alvarez-Salvat, Ph.D. in understanding developmental milestones and red flags for early childhood and school age assessments.  Assessments for developmental delay, intellectual disability, learning disability and emotional/behavioral functioning will be reviewed and discussed.

Cost:  Free with registration.

Registration is required.  Please call 305-662-8282 or e-mail wendy.johnson@mch.com to register.

 


Community Education

The New Normal: An Introduction to Diabetes Management

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Fridays

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This group is for children ages 5-16 years old with a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus.   The program will provide children and teens education for better management of diabetes in a fun, interative group environment. Parents will be be provided with suggestions to use at home to support their child's health.  Cost is $100 per child/teenager.  Please call 305-666-6511 ext. 3539 or 8503 to register.


Community Education

Iron Fingertips: A Group for Teens Struggling with Type 1 Diabetes Care

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Fridays

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This group is designed for teens diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus who need to increase diabetes care in a healthy and adaptive manner.   Education is provided for better diabetes management in a fun interactive group environment.  Cost is $100 per child/teenager.  Please call 305-666-6511 ext. 8503 or 3539 for more information.


Community Education

Fibromyalgia Support Group

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Nicklaus Children's
Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue (Franjo Road)

First Saturday of each month

TThis group was designed to educate and promote awareness of fibromyalgia to and provide support for all people touched by this disease.

 Please contact Maria Vazquez at 305-898-1899 or fibromiami@gmail.com for more information.


Community Education

Calm Kids

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Join us for group therapy to learn strategies for taking control over your anxiety symptoms.  Cope with fears and worries, identify anxiety triggers, learn to relax your mind and body to maximize your self-confidence. Children would be expected to attend a 60 minute intake session with an experienced therapist.  Lessons are provided for parents to support their children's emotions.   Groups will meet once a week for six weeks.  Please call Stephany Panta at 305-669-6503 or e-mail Stephany.Panta@mch.com for more information.   Insurance is accepted.


Community Education

The Adolescent Years: A Parenting Skills Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Department of Psychiatry (2nd Floor)

Thursdays

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

(Five Sessions)

This group for parents and caregivers of adolescents who seek to improve the relationship with their children.  The program will provide participants the opportunity to interact with other parents who are faciing similar issues.   The group will offer techniques and strategies that will increase adolecent cooperation and compliance, as well as help develop and nourish a postive parent-child relationship.    Cost is $125 per family.   For more informaton or to register please call 305-666-6511 ext. 3539 or ext. 8503.


Community Education

Diabetes Teen Support Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Second Wednesday of each month

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Our diabetes teen support group is open to those with type 1 diabetes ages 13 to 17.  Topics of discussion will include the latest in diabetes research to the latest in insulin pump therapy and suggestions from the group.  Our primary goal is to network and assist others with this condition as well as educate the community on type 1 diabetes.  There is no cost to attend.  Registration is required.  Please call Angelica Donado at 786-624-4527 or e-mail angelica.donato@mch.com for  further information.


Community Education

F.O.C.U.S. Program

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus

Understand the meaning and trreatment of ADHD.  This group will assist with managing feelings, developing organizationsal skills, maximizing concentration abilities, understanding the meaning and treatment of ADHD and how to socialize well with others.  Parents will be provided with lessons on how to manage their chidlren's behavior.  The group will meet one a week for six weeks.  Please call 305-669-6503 to schedule an intake session.  Insurance is accepted.


Community Education

The Early Years: A Parenting Skills Group

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Department of Psychiatry (2nd Floor)

Fridays   

9:00 am - 10:00 am

(Five Sessions)

This group is designed for parents and caregivers of children under the age of 10.   The group will provide participants the opportunity to interact with other parents who are facing similar issues.  The class will offer techniques and strategies that will increase child cooperation and compliance as well as help develop and nourish a postive parent-child relationship.  Cost is $125 per family. Please call 305-666-6511 ext. 3539 or ext. 8503 to register.


Superflex: A Social Skills Group for Children with Autism

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
2nd Floor 3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue

Wednesdays

4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Led by Superflex and a group of his comic book friends, this eight week group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 12 who have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum.  Superflex:  A Superhero Social Thinking Program provides a cognitive-behavioral curriculum to help children become aware of themselves and their social behaviors.  Over the course of the eight-week series children learn social vocabulary, how to be flexible in social situations, ways to increase self-awareness and strategies to self-monitor.  Parents who are interested in this program for their child will need to attend an in-take evaluation prior to the start of the program.  For more information or to register please contact Stefany Panta at 305-669-6503 or email mailto:Stephany.Panta@mch.com. Most insurance is accepted.  Please check with your provider for more details.


Sibshops

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62 Avenue

 

August 15

October 3

November 7

All sessions are held from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sibshops is a peer support group for siblings of children with developmental or medical needs.  Siblings often find it difficult to express their feelings about their brother or sister with developmental or medical needs to others.  These sessions provide opportunities for children to share personal feelings, experiences and concerns, while taking part in fun activities.

Cost:  Free with registration

Pre-registration is required.  For registration and information please contact:

Elizabeth Fitzgibbons at elizabeth.fitzgibbons@mch.com or 786-624-7142

or

Belkis Zapata at belkis.zapata@mch.com or 786-624-3243

 


Community Education

Swimming Lessons

Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 South Commerce Way
Weston, FL

Knowing how to swim saves lives.  Swimming and water safety lessons are offered by a trained instructor for babies as young as 6 months to adolescents up to 21 years.   For more details, or to register please call 954-385-6295 or email aquatics@mch.com.