Silver Cross Hosts Free Stroke Conference for Nurses Nov. 3
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 10, 2014)—The Silver Cross Neuroscience Institute will host a free Neuro Conference on Monday, Nov. 3 for nurses who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the management and treatment of acute stroke. The free event will be held from 11:20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and again at 3:20 to 6:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (October 8, 2014) — Shahnaz Azad, M.D., infectious disease and board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Azad completed an internal medicine residency at the Chicago Medical School in North Chicago; and an infectious disease fellowship at the Chicago Medical School. Her office is located with Suburban Infectious Disease, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Ste. 550, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 748-9952.
Silver Cross Simulates Emergency Department Setting to Educate Teens on the Dangers of Drunk and Distracted Driving
New Lenox, IL (October 7, 2014) — High School students witnessed the dangers of drunk driving at the “Road to Reality” program at Lincoln-Way West High School on September 17, 2014. With the help of live actors, the impact of drunk driving unfolded before the students’ eyes as they witnessed a series of live scenes depicting students drinking at a party, a motor vehicle crash, a simulated hospital Emergency Department, and ultimately an appearance before a judge.
3D Mammography Now Available at Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health
New Lenox, IL (Oct. 2, 2014)—Although no special glasses are needed, the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health at I-55 and Route 6 in New Lenox is now detecting breast cancer even earlier using breakthrough 3D mammography.
Silver Cross Hospital Nurses Receive ExxonMobil Scholarships
New Lenox, IL (October 2, 2014) — ExxonMobil recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to five Silver Cross Hospital employees to help further their education.