Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

RWJ FITNESS & WELLNESS CENTER HOSTS DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM

September 15, 2011
 
PARLIN, N.J. – Learn defensive driving techniques, ways to deal with aggressive drivers, and how to use vehicle safety features such as anti-lock brakes at a two-day Driver Safety Program being offered on Sept. 22 and 23 by the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Fitness & Wellness Center.
 
The course is broken up into two sessions that run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day at the fitness center, which is located in the Gateway Shopping Center, 1044 U.S. Highway 9 in Parlin.
 
The fee is $14 for the two-day (six-hour) course. AARP members pay $12.
 
To receive a course certificate, participants must attend and complete both course days.
 
The course also is scheduled for November 3 and 4, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center.
 
Space is limited. To register, call (732) 418-8110.
 
EVENT:  Driver Safety Program
 
DATE/TIME: Thursday, Sept. 22 and Friday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
LOCATION:    RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center
                     Gateway Shopping Center
                     1044 U.S. Highway 9
                     Parlin, New Jersey 08859
 
For more information about events and activities at the RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center, please visit http://www.rwjfitnessoldbridge.com or call (732) 525-2900.
 

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 965-bed academic medical center with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, NJ. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, joint replacement, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (www.bmsch.org). As the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report seven times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in numerous specialties. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years.

Both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses have earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety, including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence, an “A” patient safety rating from the Leapfrog Group and “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine. The Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services have designated the New Brunswick Campus as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and the Somerset Campus as a Primary Stroke Center.

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH New Brunswick among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers and designated the Steeplechase Cancer Center at RWJ Somerset as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. The Joint Surgery Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery.