March’s Lunch & Learn has been moved to the third Thursday of this month; we will return to the normal schedule in April. On Thursday, March 17th, 2016, Patricia Jacques will speak at KRMC’s Lunch & Learn titled “Introduction to Prescription Drug Abuse,” followed by a Q&A with Dr. Sarah Knievel of Mohave Pain Management.
Patricia Jacques serves as Outreach Specialist for Catholic Charities’ Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) program. She has been involved with the Mohave County RX Initiative since it launched in 2013. Ms. Jacques is also a member of the board
of the Mohave Substance Treatment, Education, Prevention Partnership (MSTEPP), and she is involved with the Mohave Substance Abuse Team (MSAT).
Dr. Sarah Knievel attended medical school at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. She then completed an internship in internal medicine at the St. Joseph Exempla Hospital. Her residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota centered on physical medicine and rehabilitation, followed by a fellowship in pain medicine, also at the Mayo Clinic.
Lunch & Learn features a different medical professional each month, focusing on important healthcare topics. The seminars are free and held in the Del E. Webb Wellness Center Conference Rooms from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Participants bring their own lunch and KRMC provides a beverage and dessert.
There is no charge for the program but seating is limited. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. To ensure enough seating and desserts, please contact KRMC’s Public Relations at 681-8514 to make a reservation.
Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is a 235-bed multi-campus healthcare system in Kingman, Arizona that employs over 1,700 employees, 250 volunteers, and 190 physicians/allied health professionals. KRMC is the largest provider of health and wellness services in northwestern Arizona. Among its many healthcare facilities, it is home to an advanced imaging center, cancer center, cardiovascular center, rehabilitation and balance center, wound care center, sleep disorders center, acute rehabilitation specialty hospital, primary and specialty care clinics, hospice home, and beautiful wellness center. KRMC is also a teaching hospital offering residencies in emergency medicine and family medicine and a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The hospital received theArizona Innovation Award for its efforts to proactively enhance healthcare in a rural community. The hospital’s vision is to provide the region’s best clinical care and patient service through an environment that fosters respect for others and pride in performance. For more information visit the hospital website at www.azkrmc.com.