Ever left the doctor’s office wondering what just happened? In today’s harried health care system, patients often receive information in a rapid, jargon-filled way that limits discussion and clarification. Though they’re often asked if they have any questions, many patients don’t know how to respond, or feel too anxious or embarrassed to do so. As a result, most forget up to 80 percent of what their doctor tells them the minute they leave the office, and nearly half of what they remember is incorrect.
Let us teach you how to stage a communication intervention! Our Straight Talk with Your Doc© workshop lets patients hone their health literacy skills through role-playing. Your clients will learn how to leave from a doctor’s visit with exactly the information they need.
Your participants will:
- Feel confident following a doctor’s advice
- Be comfortable interrupting a doctor if he or she is speaking too fast
- Learn to easily ask questions and seek clarification of a diagnosis or treatment
This train-the-trainer session teaches community health organizations how to put on this exciting interactive workshop. We offer a step-by-step guide to recruiting participants, training group leaders and mock doctors and organizing a lively, fun and hands-on program. We provide everything you need to conduct a successful workshop tailored to your specific audience, including scenarios, scripts and resource tools.
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