Speak Up!!

Speak up if you have questions about anything.

Pay attention to the care you receive from the entire medical staff and administration.

Educate yourself about your diagnosis and treatment.

Ask a trusted friend or family member to advocate for you and accompany you on your doctor visits.

Know what medication you are taking and why you need them.

Use care when scheduling appointments and visiting the clinic or hospitals.

Participate in all decisions about your care and treatment. Know what is being done and why they are doing it.

REMEMBER: You are the center of the healthcare core team. As you travel on this journey, stay involved at every corner before, during, and after your care! Most of all, know that you are NOT ALONE! GOD BLESS YOU!