Healthcare Liaison offers a range of workshops, both for professionals in the field of Healthcare Advocacy as well as for the general public. Our series “Becoming a Healthcare Advocate” and “Solving the Puzzle: An Advanced Workshop for Healthcare Advocates” is offered during the year at various locations nationwide. We are an approved provider of CEs for nurses nationwide and physical therapists, LCSWs and MFTs in California. In addition, we offer a series of workshops on “Becoming Your Own Advocate: a Public Workshop” for the general public.
Becoming a Healthcare Advocate
11 Steps to a New Career in Healthcare
This workshop is an introduction to the skills and knowledge bases that are necessary to be an effective healthcare advocate. It is open to both the general public and medical professionals. It is also the introductory step for those considering the full credentialing program through Healthcare Liaison.
11 CEs provided through Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., an accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Upcoming workshops will be announced soon. Email Joanna for details or questions.
Solving the Puzzle
An Advanced Workshop for Healthcare Advocates
Already know some advocacy skills and want to expand them? This workshop
is an exciting one-day presentation of healthcare advocacy skills for the
the general public and for healthcare professionals.
This course is approved for 6 CEs for nurses and physical therapists. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc (CBRN Provider #12300) is approved as a provider of continuing education for RNs, LVNs, and respiratory therapists by the California Board of Registered Nursing. For CA PTs: Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc. is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
December 7, 2013
Hilton Garden Inn
Orlando International Drive North
Drive North 5877 American Way
Orlando, FL 32819
Workshop Brochure (307K PDF)
Cost of Workshop
Early Bird registration
On or before November 22, 2013 - $79
After November 22, 2013 - $99
Includes all materials
8:30 a.m. Check in
9:00 a.m. Workshop begins
4:30 p.m. Workshop ends
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By purchasing this workshop, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions comprising Healthcare Liaison, Inc.'s Workshop Cancellation Policy
The workshop covers the broad paintbrush of the skills necessary to do healthcare advocacy—either for yourself, a family member or as a professional advocate.
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Cancellations made 14 or more days prior to the 1st day of the scheduled event will qualify for a full refund of the event registration fee less a $50 administration fee. No refund of the event registration fee will be issued for cancellations made less than 14 days from the 1st day of the scheduled event. We strongly recommend you purchase personal travel insurance when you register.
All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org in accordance with the terms and conditions contained herein. Healthcare Liaison, Inc. reserves the right to cancel the scheduled event at any time with reasonable notice to all participants. If a scheduled event is cancelled, refunds will be paid in full or you may reschedule attendance in the next available scheduled event. In the event of a cancellation, Healthcare Liaison, Inc. is not responsible for, among other things, non-refundable airfares, other airfare penalties, or travel charges you may incur. There are no exceptions to this Cancellation Policy.
Joanna Smith LCSW, MPH, CHA
CEO of Healthcare Liaison, Inc. She has 30 years experience in the fields of health, public health and mental health in healthcare systems throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kas Allen, MPT, OCS
Serving Los Angeles, California
Sima Kahn, MD
Based in the Puget Sound Region, Serving Patients throughout Washington State
Healthcare Liaison Up Close
The Roles of Private Patient Advocates
7 minute audio podcast
Six Ways to Use Communication for Good Patient Transitions
by Joanna Smith
Curaspan Health Group
Advocates In the News
A New Breed: Navigating the Healthcare System
American Way Magazine
Patient's Fear of Being 'Difficult' May Hurt Care
San Francisco Chronicle
When Health System Fails You, Advocates Can Help
When Bob Whitlow, a long-time paraplegic, faced a
recent health crisis, he hired a private health advocate
The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch
Healthcare Liaison, Inc. Expands Credentialing Program For Healthcare Advocates
June 15, 2010
(57K PDF file)