All women are invited to attend the Women of Wellness or WOW Conference on Saturday March 24, 2012 from 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM at Iowa Valley Continuing Education in Marshalltown.
The Women of Wellness Conference is for women of all ages with the goal of empowering women by increasing their health knowledge as they hear from experts in a wide variety of areas with a focus on cardiovascular health for women.
Keynote presenter Dr. Choke, who is an Interventional Cardiologist with the Iowa Heart Center, will speak about Heart Health for Women.According to data in the American Heart Association’s “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update 2012,”published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association cardiovascular diseases accounted for one in every three deaths in the United States in 2008 and more than 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular diseases every day ― an average of one death every 39 seconds. The WOW conference will provide information for you about heart disease and risk factors such as diabetes, nutrition, and exercise.
Nurses and other health care practitioners can receive 0.42CEUs for attending the conference and should enroll in course HEP 2001-015. The general public can enroll in course HEW 2011-014. You can enroll now by calling Iowa Valley Continuing Education at 752-4645 or 1-800-284-4823. . Come to the Women of Wellness Conference and learn how not to be one of the statistics from the American Heart Association. We hope to see you on March 24, 2012.
The Women of Wellness Conference is sponsored by the MMSC Foundation, McFarland Clinic, The Community Y, and Iowa Valley Continuing Education. For more information you can go to http://www.iavalley.edu/ivce/images/wow_conference_trifold.pdf.