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Hegland joins Beebe in administrative post Dr. Larry Hegland has joined Beebe Medical Center as vice president of Medical Af- fairs. He will oversee Beebe&apos;s physi- cian's network and will serve as liaison be- tween Beebe Medical Center physicians and HEGLAND administration. Among Hegland's responsibili- ties are physician recruitment and retention services, overseeing the medical staff office, the Depart- ment of Integrative Medicine and physician credentialing. Hegland received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Min- neapolis, and served his residency in anesthesiology at Northwestern University/McGraw Medical Cen- ter, Chicago. He comes to Beebe from Mary Washington Hospital in Freder- icksburg, Va., where he expanded anesthesia services to include in- tensive care, pain management and cardiac surgery services. He has served in both clinical and ex- ecutive capacities. Lung Association elects new officers, board The American Lung Associa- tion of Delaware recently an- nounced its newly elected officers and members of the board of di- rectors. The officers are as fol- lows: Anthony A. Vasile, D.O., of Chadds Ford, Pa., pulmonologist, president; Albert A. Rizzo, M.D., of Hockessin, Pulmonary Associ- ates, president-elect; Christopher J. Iacono, of Kennett Square, Pa., vice president of marketing, Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, secre- tary; Richard Conway, of Brandy- wine Hundred, vice president, commercial loans, Wilmington Trust Company, treasurer; John D'Angelo, administrative director, ancillary services, Bayhealth Medical Center, Kent County rep- resentative; and Amy Thomas, clinical education director, respi- ratory care technology, Delaware Technical Community College, Georgetown, Sussex County rep- resentative, CNA course begins Oct. 6 at Del Tech A 105-hour certified nursing as- sistant course at Delaware Techni- cal & Community College, Owens campus, will meet from9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from Oct. 6 to Nov. 19. The course will teach students to safely perform basic nursing skills and includes an overview of basic anatomy, human needs, prin- ciples of observation and commu- fection control and safety mea- sures. Graduates will be prepared to take the Nurses Aide Compe- tency Examination for certifica- tion. All nursing assistants must pass this exam to be certified to work in Delaware. For more information, call 855- 1656. The fee is $225. Heckert passes exam for recertification Bayside Health Association physician Jeffrey J. Heckert, M.D., has completed and passed the American Board of Family Practice Recer- tification Ex- amination giv- en in July. The American Board of Fami- ly Practice re- quires physi- cians to com- plete a recertfi- HECKERT cation exam every seven years in addition to meeting stringent continuing edu- cation requirements to remain board certified. Heckert is board certified through the year 2005. Needham named new ER director at Beebe Fran Needham, R.N., M.S., has joined Beebe Medical Center as Emergency Services director. Needham comes to Beebe from Daytona Beach, Fla., where she served as director of Critical Care/Emergency Services at Co- lumbia Medical Center for the past 15 years. Needham holds a master's de- gree in human services manage- ment and orga 7 nizational de- velopment and budgeting. Needham will pr9vide administrative directi'on for the delivery of clinical ser- vices in the NEEDHAM emergency department, with a pri- ority focus on customer satisfac- tion. She will assess and evaluate the needs of patients, personnel and the department on an ongoing basis to ensure optimal delivery of patient services. Walk for Diabetes set for Oct. 4 in Lewes America's Walk for Diabetes will take place in Lewes on Sun- day, Oct. 4, and in Dover on Sun- day, Oct. 11. Walkers may partic- ipate individuly or as part of a team. For more information, call Don Post at 684-8404. Learn massage at Delaware Tech Oct. 2 Health-care workers can learn abou(the benefits of massage dur- . ing a one-day seminar at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens campus. ' i nicati0n,.emergeng.y resLo. , in: ........ |nstr.utor Man.dy Richar.ds, CAPE GAZE'FI, Friday, September 26 - October 1,-1998 - 45 R.N., M.S.T., will teach basic Swedish techniques and review A&P principles and contraindica- tions of massage for therapeutic work. The course meets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, and offers 6.6 contact hours for contin- uing education requirements. The fee is $79; lunch is included. For more information, call 854-6966. American Heart Walk scheduled for Oct. 3 Hundreds of thousands of peo- ple across the country will partic- ipate in the American Heart Walk, a national event focusing attention on heart and blood vessel diseases, at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, at Red- den Forest. For more information, call JoAnn Hopkins at 856-9768 or the American Heart Association office at 856-7386. Obesity program focuses on behavioral changes "Reprogramming the Over- weight Mind" is the result of 14 years of research, 10 years in the medical community and several clinical studies The new program is described by its creators as a quick, simple audio program that takes partici- pants step by step to permanent changes of emotionally driven eat- ing behavior. The program targets the foundation of poor eating be- havior. The program is now available through <Amazon. com> and <barnesand noble. com>. For a free excerpt, visit <www.>. I I FROM BEEBE MEDICAL CENTER Beebe Lab Express WALK-IN SERVICE Convenience. Reliability. Prompt test results. When you want lab testing done, you want reliable, accurate test results, delivered as rapidly as possible, With all the demands on your time, you also appreciate a convenient blood draw location directly on Route 1 in Lewes, with hours that actually fit your schedule. Beebe Lab Express offers the skill, accuracy and unparalleled leader- ship in lab testing that you expect from Beebe Medical Center. Convenient Location - We are located on Route 1 in Lewes at Five Pointe Plaza. Accuracy - We built an outstanding reputation by combining our personnel with the latest technological advances. Rapid response time- Our lab runs 24 hours a day, providing the fastest possible results to your doctor. Peace of mind - from knowing that Beebe Medical Center has a close working relationship with our affiliated physicians and surgeons. Convenient Hours- Mon. - Fri., 6am - 6:30pm Saturday 6:30am-11am. service. I . (Rt. 9/business] [ " Savannah Rd. 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