Our Educational Programming
Someone once said, “Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” This is particularly true in the bleeding disorders community.
From adolescence through adulthood, new challenges frequently arise requiring the knowledge, advice, and support of those who have faced similar issues and successfully conquered them.
BioMatrix offers educational programs designed to assist patients and caregivers navigate the ups and downs of life with a bleeding disorder. Developed by our highly qualified educational consultants, each program is intended to address key issues faced by bleeding disorders community members, providing a full spectrum of patient and caregiver support.
We are pleased to offer these programs free of charge to organizations serving the bleeding disorders community. Please contact us to learn more about bringing an educational program to your area.
Adult, Parent, and Caregiver Programs
Transition to School and 504 Plans
Provides guidance to parents and caregivers of school aged children. Includes extensive details about educational rights, including information on establishing a 504 Accommodation Plan.
Transition of Care to Another
Helps prepare parents and caregivers to feel comfortable leaving their child with a bleeding disorder in the care of another (babysitter, daycare, etc.).
It’s OK to Not Be OK
Centers on how to open a dialogue with healthcare providers regarding pain management, depression management, and anxiety.Putting on the Mask First
Draws attention to the needs of caregivers for persons with a chronic illness.
Getting Hip to Hep C
Provides historical information on hepatitis C, patient case studies, and current therapies available.Safe Travels for Summer
Offers valuable information on how to prepare for vacations while caring for someone with a bleeding disorder.
Writing to Heal
Participants will explore the calming effect of writing while learning various approaches and word applications to channel journaling into a positive experience with valuable impact on their lives.
Raising Screenagers (Adults)
With a focus on navigating life during the digital age, parents and caregivers are provided valuable information on how to help keep kids safe and responsible online.
Awareness for Advocacy
Highlights the need for record keeping, health literacy, and using tools for becoming an informed advocate when faced with challenges, such as appeals, denials, and problems with access to care.Singing to Heal
Empowers participants to tap into the healing power of music and sharing the emotional experience with others.
Adherence to Long Term Therapies
Focuses on treatment adherence, addressing critical outcomes to non-adherence, and emphasizes self-management skills to improving long-term therapy adherence.ICE: In Case of Emergency
Explores various emergency options that can help save your life or that of your loved one.
Women Bleed Too
Sign and symptoms of bleeding disorders are often missed in women. The Women Bleed Too program discusses the signs and symptoms of a bleeding disorder, the difference between a “symptomatic carrier” vs. “women with a bleeding disorder” and provides an avenue to document vital information and open dialogue with a provider.
The Navigating TRICARE program offers an overview of the TRICARE program with a special focus on persons with a chronic illness.Navigating Medicine
With a focus on those with chronic illnesses, the Navigating Medicare program provides and overview of Medicare and discusses important information in coverage options.
Transition to Self-Infusion
Addressing the benefits of self-infusion at home, school, or work, helpful tips and hands-on practice are featured.
Transition to College
Includes valuable information a new college student with a chronic illness needs to know about preparing to leave for college.
All Aboard the ScholarSHIP
Workshop-style program designed to assist high school students identify available college scholarships, what items are needed, how to apply, and how to keep track of applications.
Transition to High School
Highlights the importance of keeping routines, making responsible decisions, adherence to medical protocols, and what to disclose and to whom – while transitioning to high school.