A FREE National TeleClass For Family Caregivers

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Communicating Effectively with Healthcare Professionals
A two-part Series
Thursday, November 6 & 13, 2008
2 PM to 3 PM Eastern
To Register Go to:
www.thefamilycaregiver.org
For More Information Call: 1/800-896-3650
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN DURING THIS TELECLASS SERIES
Part 1: November 6
– Develop a basic understanding of how the U.S. healthcare system operates
– Understand your role on your loved one’s healthcare team
– Describe how good communication can facilitate optimum health care
– Know how to prepare for doctor office visits
Part 2: November 13
– Develop strategies to establish rapport/collaborate with your loved one’s healthcare providers
– Distinguish between different styles of communicating with healthcare professionals
– Compose assertive messages for communicating in healthcare situations
– Be prepared for and cope with an emergency room visit
Grant funding for the development, transmission and promotion of this learning experience provided by
Medtronic Foundation and Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Additional support provided by
Intel’s Digital Health Group — AGIS — Eisai Inc. — Evercare —MetLife Foundation

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