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Driving directions and parking: For UWMC, Surgery Pavilion, and UWMC Roosevelt Clinics   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese Arabic
Abstract: This handout gives driving directions, area maps, and parking information for University of Washington Medical Center, UWMC Surgery Pavilion, and UWMC Roosevelt Clinics.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 5/2013
Information channel at University of Washington Medical Center   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This document is the slideshow on the Information Channel (channel 2) in patient rooms at University of Washington Medical Center. The show explains many aspects of care at the medical center, describes the facilities, and provides resources for more information.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 2/2014
Inpatient language cards   Amharic Chinese Farsi Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: These tools list key English terms and phrases used in the inpatient care setting, alongside a translation into non-English languages commonly used at UWMC. These terms and phrases assist with daily living, appointment information, and comfort items. A pain scale is included.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 1/2008
Living wills and other advance directives: Writing down your choices for your health care   English Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives basic information about the different types of advance directives. These are forms to fill out "in advance" so that your family, friends, and health care providers know what medical care you would want and would not want, if you are unable to speak for yourself.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 8/2013
Medication directions using symbols   English
Abstract: This handout for patients with minimal literacy skills provides space for the clinician to communicate the name, purpose, appearance, dose and dosing schedule for up to four medicines. An instruction page for the clinician is included, showing how to draw pictures of the pills included in each dose rather than using numerals, and indicating how to attach a sample pill to show medicine appearance.
Author: Interpreter Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Interpreter Services
Revised Date: 7/2008
Memory aids for taking medicines: Helpful products and tips   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes and shows several products that can help patients organize their medications and remember to take them.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Outpatient language cards   Amharic Chinese Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This tool lists key English terms and phrases used in the clinic setting, alongside a translation into non-English languages commonly used at UWMC. Terms and phrases assist with daily living, appointment information, and comfort items. A pain scale is included.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 1/2008
Partners in care: You and your healthcare team   English
Abstract: This handout explains how patients can partner with their healthcare team to make their best choices about their health. Sections cover talking with healthcare providers, what friends and family can do to help, how to prevent the spread of infection, what to know about medicines, why medical records are needed, how to report concerns, and questions to ask about diagnosis, treatments, and procedures. Also included are important phone numbers for University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA).
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 9/2017
Patient admit packet: For your hospital stay   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This packet contains important information for patients, families, and visitors at University of Washington Medical Center. Sections include: My Discharge Checklist, Keeping You Safe in the Hospital, Helping Manage or Lessen Your Pain, For Your Visitors, Your Care Team, Legal Forms and Brochures, Palliative Care, and Medical Terms You May Hear.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 9/2015
Rapid response team: Information for patients and family members   English
Abstract: This brochure explains what a Rapid Response Team is, what the team does, when the team is called, warning signs to watch for that may show a patient is getting much sicker, who may call the team, and tips to help create a safe care experience.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 6/2012
Resources to quit smoking or using tobacco   English
Abstract: This handout lists many community resources for people who want to quit smoking and/or using tobacco products. Several types of programs are listed along with toll-free numbers and websites.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 10/2013
Services for patients and families: At University of Washington Medical Center   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet describes many of the resources offered by University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). It identifies many services and facilities that patients and families may use while at the medical center. It also lists and defines some common terms used in the hospital setting.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 1/2016
Voice mail in your room: A service for our patients at UWMC   English
Abstract: This flyer describes the voice mail feature on telephones in patient rooms at UWMC. Instructions are included for listening to and deleting messages.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 6/2016
 
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