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Volunteer Continuing Education Events and Announcements

Volunteer Voice - Fall 2010

Attending any of these events meets your annual Volunteer Continuing Education requirement.

Please contact Volunteer Services at 713-792-7180 or e-mail Mary Donnelly Jackson to make a reservation.

General Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Training
Tuesday, Nov. 2
10:00 a.m.-noon*
*You are invited to remain to hear the State-of-the-Institution 2010 Address by John Mendelsohn, M.D., president, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Main Building, Floor 11, Wiess Conference Room
MD Anderson Updates
General Fire Safety and Fire Extinguisher Training
Robert Russo, fire safety inspector, Environmental Health and Safety

Tuesday, Nov. 30
10:00 a.m.-noon
Main Building, Floor 11, Conference Rooms R11.1100, 1-3
MD Anderson Updates
MD Anderson’s Tumor Registry
Sarah Taylor, informatics manager, Tumor Registry

Orientation II
This workshop includes tips for communicating with patients, the patient perspective and information about MD Anderson’s psychosocial support services.
Wednesday, Nov. 3, noon-2:30 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 2, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

RSVP: 713-792-7180 or e-mail Mary Donnelly Jackson.

PIKNIC (Partners in Knowledge, News in Cancer) is an informal educational forum that provides patients, caregivers, family members, faculty and staff an opportunity to hear about those issues, needs and concerns relevant to the cancer experience.  PIKNICS are held at the Place…of wellness, Mays Clinic: ACB2.1041 on the first and third Tuesdays and third Thursday of the month.  See schedule in Volunteer Services.

New Hours: Visit the Patient/Family Library on Floor 1, The Aquarium. Library hours are now 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Volunteer Priority Needs: Floor Hosts, Anderson Network Hospitality Centers, Gift Shops

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