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ACHA Webinar: Empowering Patients to Talk to their Health Care Team, Wednesday, 11/20/2019 from 7-8 pm EST

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ACHA Webinar:  Empowering Patients to Talk to their Health Care Team, Wednesday, 11/20/2019 from 7-8 pm EST #ACHACares

Are you ever uncomfortable when talking to your adult congenital heart doctor? Are you afraid to discuss your concerns and symptoms or to ask questions? If so, this webinar is for you. David Highfill, LCSW, at the Ahmanson/UCLA ACHD Center, will give you the information you need to help you prepare for your appointments. He will tell you what and who to bring with you, as well as talk about how to ask relevant questions. This knowledge will help reduce feelings of anxiety and confusion when talking to your heart doctor. You will learn how to establish and maintain clear communication with your congenital heart care team. You will leave with tools to build a more effective and meaningful relationship with them. Register today!

About the Presenter

David Highfill, LCSW, MSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with a variety of populations across multiple settings including: organ transplant (heart, lung, liver), HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ, renal disease, dialysis, the Veteran’s Administration, Home Health, Hospice, senior care, PTSD, substance abuse, grief and loss, and relationship issues. David is currently working with the Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center while maintaining a private therapy practice and supervising Master’s level social workers as they move toward licensure. David is uniquely familiar with many of these issues as he is also a CHD patient who underwent heart transplantation at UCLA in 2012.

Sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., and Gilead Sciences. 

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