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Briefly Reiki course set for Nov. 20 at Del Tech The alternative health practice of Reiki will be explored at a one- day seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20, at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens campus. Reiki is an Oriental technique for working with the body's ener- gy fields to reduce stress and pro- mote healing and overall well-be- ing. The workshop will review ba- sic principles of energy fields and Reild, and students will get hands- on experience in group energy work and learning techniques from instructor Mandy Richards, R.N., M.S.T. Participants may earn 6.6 con- tact hours toward continuing edu- cation requirements. The cost is $79 and includes lunch. For more information, call 854-6966. Donate used boats to Kidney Foundation The National Kidney Founda- tion's Kidney Cars Program, a ve- hicle donation program, also ac- cepts donations of used boats. They program takes unwanted cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and motorhomes and tows them away for free. The boats needn't run but they must be whole and have a clear rifle. To donate used vehicles, including boats, call 800-488-CARS. All donations are tax-de- ductible. Kidney Cars is a nationwide, year-round fully licensed and in- sured program. More than 50,000 vehicles and boats will be donated to the National Kidney Founda- tion this year. Biden receives Frabel Award by foundation The prestigious Frabel Award was presented to Sen. Joseph R. Biden on Wednesday, Oct. 21 by the Arthritis Foundation, Delaware Chapter as its 1998 Lifetime Achievement recipient. The dinner was held. in the Ho- tel duPont's Gold Ballroom and attended by many statewide digni- taries including Gov. Tom Carper, a past recipient of the award; Rep. Mike Castle, former governor Russell Peterson, and the Founda- tion's national CEO, Don Riggin, who presented the award to the senator. The event raised over $10,000 for the Arthritis Foundation's pro- grams of research and public and professional education. For more information about arthritis or the foundation, call 800-292-9599. Blood sugar tests offered Wednesdays Beebe Medical Center, in con- junction with the American Dia- betes Association, provides free CAPE blood glucose testing by finger stick from 1 to 3 p.m., each Wednesday, in the Phlebotomy Lab on the first floor of the hospi- tal or at Beebe Lab Express, Five Points. The next screenings are Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25. People should have the test two hours af- ter eating a normal meal. Call 645-3568 or 644-9344 to make an appointment. Aneurysm screenings offered in November Beebe Medical Center's vascu- lar laboratory holds free aortic ab- dominal aneurysm screenings every Wednesday and Thursday. Men wishing to be tested must be between 60 and 75, have a history of cigarette smoking, hyperten- sion, coronary artery disease and/or a family history of aortic aneurysm. Females must have a positive history of aneurysm. The screenings are Nov. 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26. To schedule an ap- pointment, call 645-3710. CPR courses offered at Del Tech Delaware Technical & Commu- nity College has added two new certification courses in special CPR techniques to its regular schedule of CPR classes. The classes, Heartsaver Plus and Pediatric BLS, are designed for lay people such as day-care providers, lifeguards and charter boat captains, whose jobs requires a written evaluation and course LEWES SURGICAL & MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A. is pleased to welcome Sandee Catts, R.N.C.S., EN.P. Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Accepting patients 2 years old and up Walk-ins welcome Cedar Tree Medical, Surgical and Urgent Care Center Box 360, Long Neck Road Millsboro, DE 19966 For information or to schedule an appointment call: (302) 945-9730 GAZETTE, Friday, November completion card for certification of CPR skills. Successful comple- tion of the courses requires a saris- factory score on the written evalu- ation and demonstration of skills in CPR and relief of foreign body obstruction. Heartsaver, for adults only, will meet from 7 to 10 p.m., Nov. 10. The fee is $20. The course will teach adults one-rescuer CPR with choking; Heartsaver Adult & Peds, which meets from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Nov. 24, teaches adult and pediatric CPR with choking. The fee is $25. These courses consist of lecture and skills practice but no test; students receive a two- year participation card. Heartsaver Plus, which meets from 6 to 10 p.m., Nov. 24, teaches 6 - November 12, 1998 - 43 the same content as the Adult & Peds course plus information about the use of face shields or barrier de- vices during CPR. The fee is $30, Pediatric BLS will meet from 6:30 to 9:3.0 p.m., Dec. 1, and will cover infant/child CPR and a chok- ing victim, with an emphasis on safe environment and prevention. The class includes lecture and skills practice but no test; students receive a two-year course comple- tion card. The fee is $20. Pediatric BLS Plus, which meets from 6:30 to 10 p.m., Dec. 1, teaches the same content plus information about the use of barrier devices during CPR. The fee is $25. For mote information on these and oth- er Health Institute courses, call 854-6966. health association ffs pleased to welcome Gregory A. Bahtiarian, DO Board Certified in Family Practice ** Accepting New Patients Monday & Wednesday Evening Hours Until 8 PM Vacationers Welcome For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 645-4700