New Education Materials at the Heart of Patient Care

Última actualización el Jueves, Abril 17, 2014

Adelaide C. Ward Women's Heart Health Center at University of Kansas Hospital is making a difference!

Left to Right in Photo: Karin Morgan, Program Coordinator for Hospital City; Sonya Parashar, Research Assistant; and Dr. Ashley Simmons, Medical Director of the Adelaide C. Ward Women's Heart Health Center at the University of Kansas Hospital shared with us this news:

"The Preeclampsia Foundation's brochures have been fundamental in our quest to better serve our patients at the Adelaide C. Ward Women's Heart Health Center at the University of Kansas Hospital. Recently, we have started a preeclampsia and heart disease service that seeks to better educate preeclampsia patients about their increased risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Using the Foundation's preeclampsia and heart disease brochures, we are able to not only reach out to many women during their hospital stay but also to send them home with a reminder. Additionally, we are making a concentrated effort to screen Spanish-speaking women using translated materials.

Ultimately, our goal is to not only educate women about their risk but also help them make positive lifestyle changes. Our clinic offers a 90-minute personalized heart health risk assessment, which evaluates each patient's risk. During the assessment, our cardiac nurse practitioner uses each patient's results to make customized recommendations to help lower her risk in the future. Using the Preeclampsia Foundation brochures, our clinic has been able to seek out a higher risk population, educate them, and potentially help them reduce their risk in the future. These brochures have been a great tool and asset to us, and more importantly, to our patients."

Healthcare provider may order patient education materials online here.

Próximos Eventos

Estaremos hablando aquí

Invítenos a hablar en su evento

La preeclampsia in los medios (en Inglés)

VÍDEO DESTACADO

Actualizaciones de Twitter

Preeclampsia #WhenIWish: Anthony F. thought his daughter Ella's premature birth was the end of their family's pregnancy... http://t.co/f2FaQzqMCv
13hreplyretweetfavorite
Preeclampsia @HopeforWCB Awesome work! Would love to learn more (send via PM or to info@preeclampsia.org). @UBCPreEMPT has a mobile project as well.
13hreplyretweetfavorite
Preeclampsia We are the featured charity for Dollar a Day today! It's a program where donors sign up for a year to give to a... http://t.co/ZOH8BHfGJF
14hreplyretweetfavorite

Otros Recursos

Suscríbase a nuestra lista de correos. Respetamos su privacidad.