ACHA announces its newest webinar, "Parlez-Vous Medicinese? Talking with Your Doctor When You’re Speaking Different Languages." The webinar will be presented by Ruth Phillippi, MS, on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, from 7-8 p.m. EDT.
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About the Webinar: Do you sometimes leave your doctor’s appointment feeling confused and frustrated? Does it seem like you and your doctor speak different languages? Then you don’t want to miss this webinar. Come and learn more about the differences in how doctors and patients think about CHD and how to talk with your doctor and feel like you’re on the same team.
About the Speaker: Ruth Phillippi recently completed her Master’s degree in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University, a field focusing on the importance of each individual’s story as a means to provide compassionate and competent healthcare. Her experiences as an adult with congenital heart disease have given her a passion for bridging the communication gap between healthcare providers, patients and their families. A Philadelphia native, she has an undergraduate degree in Communications and French and enjoys traveling, especially abroad, as often as possible.