This webinar is designed for parents who have children/youth with special health care needs, but the information can apply to anyone…are you taking care of an elderly parent or do you have custody of a loved one, is your spouse a retired disabled veteran or do you just want to make more informed decisions about your own healthcare? Well this webinar is for you! And it’s free!
Please register for Medical Home: Primary Health Care We All Deserve on Mar 8, 2016 12:00 PM CST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/638857309869900033 Presenter: Keishawna Smith, Parent Consultant, Family 2 Family Health Information & Education Center, Institute for Disability Studies This presentation is an overview of what Medical Home is and why, as a parent of a child/youth with a special health care need, you should advocate to implement it as standard care. This presentation will also cover the origins and evolution of the Medical Home model, talking to your Primary Care Manager(PCM), what should be offered and the positive outcomes to having a Medical Home. About the presenter: Keishawna Smith is currently the Parent Consultant for the Mississippi Family to Family Health Information and Education Center at The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies and the Parent Coordinator for the Children’s Medical Program. Her goal is to help parents become better advocates for their children and their communities by helping them navigate the system and how to access resources. Her top priority is to make sure that parents are empowered so they can effectively be involved in every aspect of their child(ren)’s health, education and over all well-being. Keishawna is the mother of two children, Trinitee’ and De’Shawn, who both live with special health care needs and the wife of a retired disabled combat veteran, Sheldon. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.