JFS Patient Navigator Training

Top Pick January 30, 2018 Framingham Free 0
(Photo: RyanJLane/iStock)
(Photo: RyanJLane/iStock)

Make a difference in the lives of elders in your community. Volunteer in your free time and help frail elders get the medical care and information they need to manage their heath, improve their quality of life and live independently in the community.

Volunteer as a patient navigator:

  • Receive comprehensive, ongoing training and support
  • Gain experience navigating healthcare systems and working with elders
  • Select appointments that fit your schedule
  • Get a Patient Navigator padfolio to organize communications
  • Join a team of highly trained volunteers who make a direct and positive impact in the lives of people every day

Learn how to:

  • Help elders prepare for upcoming medical appointments, review concerns and frame questions
  • Serve as a companion to medical appointments and procedures
  • Facilitate communication between doctor and patient
  • Take notes during the visit
  • Assist in scheduling follow-up care and picking up prescriptions

The elders you will be helping:

  • Aged 60 to 100+ years old
  • Live in Framingham, Natick and surrounding communities
  • Able to enter and exit a car independently
  • Have appointments in the Metrowest and Greater Boston areas

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Fact Sheet
When
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where
JFS of Metrowest
475 Franklin St
Framingham, MA 01702
Price
Free

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