Typical Office Generated Prescription refill requests Referral requests How to help your doctor run on time The role of midlevel providers Doctors' availability after hours Procedures for school physical appointments Patient Education Handouts
Others Medication Schedule Wound Care Community Resources Immunization Schedule/Record Disease management More… Patient Education Handouts
Computer Based Stand alone vs EMR English and Spanish Authors Variety –Adult, Seniors, Peds, Women’s, Medications Modifiable Office Information Clinical Reference Systems Micro Medix Practice Partner AAFP Handouts Patient Education Handouts
Web Based Issues –Web access –Bandwidth –Validity/Bias –Currency –PATIENTS ARE READING THIS! Not quick access Bookmark good sites Patient Education Handouts
FSU Patient Ed Resources Direct link from Library Webpage Direct link from Medical Websites Prevention resources also on Medical Websites Patient Education Handouts
General Patient Ed Web Sites MDConsult and FirstConsult AAFP Handouts American Academy of Pediatrics CDC Health Topics MEDLINE Plus ePocrates Online ePocrates Patient Education Handouts
Chronic Disease Specific Sites American Diabetic Association American Diabetic Association American Lung Association American Lung Association Arthritis Foundation Handouts Arthritis Foundation Handouts American Academy Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology American Academy Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology What they have: –Handouts –Support groups –Local chapter locations –Discussion lists Patient Education Handouts
Web-based Reviewing a site –ease of use –quality of handouts –number of available handouts –type of patients/handouts –whether you might use this site –Bookmark the site
Prevention, Public Health and Population Resources Guide to Clinical Preventive Services (USPSTF) Guide to Clinical Preventive Services (USPSTF) CDC Prevention Guidelines Database Healthy People 2010 (DHHS) Immunizationed.org Travelers' Health CDC National Center for Farm Workers Health National Center for Farm Workers Health
Searching For Handouts COM Digital Medical Library –Look for Prevention Resources or –Patient and Family Resources Medical Matrix –Search for ??? In Patient Education Resources Only
Considerations Reading level Language Design Illustrations Content Demand-management value Ethnicity Source Patient Education Handouts
Using Word Check Reading Level Tools menu, Options, Spelling & Grammar tab. Check grammar with spelling, yes Show readability statistics, yes OK. Check Spelling When Microsoft Word finishes checking spelling and grammar, it displays information about the reading level of the document.document Patient Education Handouts
Using Google to Translate Find handout and copy it or if online URL Go to GoogleGoogle Click on Language ToolsLanguage Tools Select language to translate Paste URL or text Submit
Using Word to Translate Highlight text to translate Under the Tools Menu Select Languages (vXP) Select Translate… From English to …Pick language Hit arrow if it does not do it for you.
Using Word to Translate Bajo menú de las herramientas adjetivo selecto Debajo De los Libros De Consulta, seleccione la traducción De inglés... a la lengua de la selección
Caution Simplier the handout, better translator works
How to Use Handout Sit next to patient Review with patient Provide pen/marker Point with finger to items Communicate priorities (most important point) Check for understanding Strategies to Improve Compliance
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Patient 1 Mr. Jones is a 52 yr old construction worker, high school dropout, who is newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism. You prescribe Synthroid, 50mg qd. Find an appropriate handout that explains how to take the medication and one explaining the condition.
Patient 2 You are going to represent FSU at a health fair for migrant farmworkers. Find a good handout in Spanish to give children that explains how to brush their teeth.