Your Support Can Help Us Continue
Abby Briggs, Intern
TakeCHARGE and "I" Patient are programs of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy
Become an "I" Patient, Informed & Involved as a Teen with TakeCHARGE!
This is a free Zoom program to empower young people to become informed and involved in their healthcare experience
Learn to be Your Own Best Advocate!
All workshops may be followed up with additional support with workshop leaders
According to The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (www.AHRQ.gov) time is often limited with healthcare professionals. Patients and family members who have prioritized their questions or concerns will experience the most meaningful, efficient visits.
This 90-minute, interactive session covers information for ages 12 years old to 20 years old:
1. Understand & Complete Your Advance Directives (age-appropriate)
2. Keep a Record of Your Medical History & Current Medications
3. Prepare for Doctor Visits / Make A List of Questions
4. Prevent Infections / Ask Caregivers to Wash Their Hands
5. Use an Advocate / Be an Advocate for Others
Other topics include communicating with your healthcare team - Be your own best advocate
Become an “I” Patient: Involved and Informed
with TakeCHARGE, 5 Steps to Safer Healthcare
Call today to schedule your session (516) 579-4711 or contact TheTakeChargeCampaign@gmail.com
TakeCHARGE is a program of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization founded in 1996 to educate and advocate for patient safety. www.pulsecenterforpatientsafety.org
Read about the July 2020 TakeCHARGE for Youth Programhere
“I left the office with a sense of pride for standing my ground and using the tools I had learned as a college intern. But most importantly, I left with clarity about my situation.” Abby, TakeCHARGE Intern
Read more how TakeCHARGE helped Abby as a patient here
Next Program for Suffolk County Youth
December 8th, 2020 - 6:30-8:00 PM
To learn if you qualify, or if you have questions, call 516.579.4711
You too can host a program for young people
All times are Eastern NY Time
Information to enter will be sent 24 hours before the program at which time registration will close.
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TakeCHARGE is a Program of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy / Pulse of NY a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization