Session 1 introduces families to the En Familia program, and provides an overview of En Familia's topics, general participantion guidelines, and the importance of the knowledge and skills families will learn in the program.
Session 2 focuses on how families can find medical services that meet their needs, including: finding the best medical facility for their family situation and illness, finding the best way to pay for medical services, and making a medical visit appointment.
Session 3 provides families with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare for their medical visit, including: understanding their patient rights, the importance of creating questions to ask the doctor in advance of their medical visit, the skills to complete a medical history form.
Session 4 covers the skills that families will need during medical visits. Families will develop the skills to ensure they understand their diagnoses, treatment plans, and next steps, using a technique called "Teach Back." Families will also learn the importance of follow up visits.
Session 5 discusses all the steps a person should take to put the doctor's advice intro action. More specifically, families will learn how to follow doctors' orders, when to go back to the doctor—including maintaining health through annual wellness visits—and how to take prescription medications correctly.