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Glencoe Health Chapter Three

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Susan Nicholas

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Being a Health-Literate Consumer Chapter Three Making Consumer Choices Lesson One Bandwagon Rich and Famous What decisions do you need to make before make a decision regarding health care products and services? You are already making decisions about health services by making decisions about what shampoo you use, clothes, and shoes. HEALTH CONSUMER: IS ANYONE WHO PURCHASES OR USES HEALTH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. Free Gifts Testimonial preventive care

actions that prevent the onset of disease or injury specialists primary care physicians health care system
all the medical care available to a nations people, the way they receive care, and the method of payment Your Consumer Rights American National Standards institute
monitor safety standards for helmets and other protective equipment Product Labels Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
a product-safety testing organization medical doctors trained to handle particular kinds of patients or medical conditions medical doctors who provide physical checkups and general care health consumer
anyone who purchases or uses health products or service Identify the factors that influence consumer decisions about health care products and services.
Analyze the health messages delivered through advertising in the media.
Demonstrate ways to utilize criteria to evaluate health products for appropriateness. advertising a written or spoken media message designed to interest consumers in purchasing a product or service comparison shopping
a method of judging the benefits of different products by comparing several factors, such as quality, features, and cost warranty
a company's or store's written agreement to repair a product or refund your money should the product not function properly online shopping
using the Internet to buy products and services Comparing choices Cost
Recommendations Products Name
Intended Use
Directions of Use
Precautions and Warnings
Manufacturer's Information
Amount in the container
Ingredients listed by weight in descending order
Active Ingredients The Right to Safety
The Right to Choose
The Right to be informed
The Right to be heard
The Right to have problems corrected
The Right to consumer Education Consumer Choices Price
Product Information Online Safe Guards
Get Permission from your parents
Make sure the Site is Secure
Check the return policy
Write down conformation numbers and any other information pertaining to your online order Lesson One Questions Demonstrate ways to use criteria to evaluate health products for appropriateness.
What factors would you consider when buying a cell phone?
List the factors of importance.
Discuss with a partner. Lesson Two Choosing Community Health Services Lesson One Question Two Explain the advantages and disadvantages of seeking information about a product from someone who uses the product Identify situations requiring professional health services, such as primary and preventive care for people of all ages.
Identify describe, and assess available health related services in the community that relate to disease prevention and health promotion.
Compare and analyze the cost, availability, and accessibility of health services for people of all ages. Facilities for Health Care Services Private Practices: Dr. Kind
Clinics: FHN & Monroe Health Network
Group Practice: Dr. Liles
Hospitals: FHN & Monroe Health Network
Emergency Rooms
Urgent Care Centers: Shopko Monroe & Freeport inpatient care

requires the patient to stay at the facility over night; provided for patients with a serious illness or injury outpatient care

allows the patient to be treated and return home the same day health insurance a plan in which private companies or government programs pay for part or all of a person's medical costs deductible amount a member must pay in out-of-pocket expenses before the plan will start reimbursing for health care services Lesson Three Managing Consumer Problems medical history

complete and comprehensive information about your immunizations and any health problems you have had to date health fraud the sale of worthless products or services that claim to prevent diseases or cure other health conditions malpractice

failure of a health professional to meet accepted standards consumer advocates

people or groups whose sole purpose is to take on regional, national, and even global consumer issues Lesson Four Understanding Public Health Services public health

community-wide effort to monitor and promote the welfare of the population epidemiology

the scientific study of patterns of disease in a population Managed Care Health Maintenance Organization (HMO's)

Pay a monthly premium
Receive most or all services with few or no out of pocket expenses.
Some may require a small co-payment for an office visit.
Usually can only see physicians who have signed an agreement. Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO's) Medical Providers connected with PPO's agree to charge the organization less than their regular fee for member usage.
Members pay a monthly premium to use providers in the plan but can choose a provider outside the plan.

Outside providers may result in higher out of pocket expenses. Point of Service (POS) Members can choose providers inside or outside the plan.
Choosing an outside provider often results in higher premiums and higher out of pocket expenses. Trends in Health Care Birthing Centers
Drug Treatment Centers
Continuing care and assisted living facilities.
Telemedicine Patient Skills Write down your reasons for seeing the doctor.
While you are at the office, ask questions about any diagnoses, medications, or procedures.
Inform staff of any allergies or any medications you are taking. Lesson Two Review Compare and analyze the cost, availability of health services for people who don't have health insurance to those who
How would cost, availability, and accessibility differ for an older person? Lesson Two Review With a partner Use your local telephone book and other sources to identify available health related services in your community that relate to disease prevention and health promotion. Identify potential problems with health care products and services
Understand how to resolve problems related to health care products and services.
Explore methods for addressing critical health issues that result from fraud. Analyze the impact of the availability of health services in the community and the world.
Explain the benefits of positive relationships among community health professionals in promoting a healthy community.
Assess the impact of economic conditions on community and world health. Lesson Three Review Under what circumstances might you want to seek a second opinion? Lesson Three Review List several criteria you would use to distinguish between an effective complaint against a health care product that didn't fulfill its claim and an ineffective complaint? Fraudulent Products Weight Loss Products
Beauty and anti-aging products Methods for Addressing consumer Problems BBB Better Business Organization
Deal with complaints against local merchants.
Dispute resolution and truth in advertising complaints. Consumer Advocates People or groups whose sole purpose is to take on regional, national, and even international consumer issues.

Consumer Unions
Test Products
Inform the Public
Play a role in protecting consumers
Work to expose fraud
Teach consumers about their rights and responsibilities. Local, state, and federal government agencies Federal trade Commission
Works to prevent false or deceptive advertising Food and Drug Administration
Ensures that medicines are safe, effective, and properly labeled. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Protects consumers against harmful products and can recall dangerous ones. Small Claim Courts
Handle legal disputes involving money below a certain amount. Health at the local level Overseeing standards for water and sewage systems, waste disposal, and sanitation of restaurants. Lesson Four Review List two organizations that work to maintain world health. Lesson Four Review What effect is a poor economy likely to have on a community?

What effect is a poor economy likely to have on world health?
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