Patient Education Resources for Medical Specialties

The Vivacare service supports a wide range of health care professionals and medical specialties.

Adult Primary Care

Family physicians and internists offer patient education resources about a variety of acute and chronic conditions.

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Stop Smoking
  • Weight Loss

Allergy & Immunology

Allergists, otolaryngologists (ENT) and pulmonologists provide patient education about allergic and immunologic conditions.

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergy, Pollen
  • Allergy, Mold
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Food Allergy
  • Immunotherapy

Learn more about the allergy patient education service

Cardiology

Cardiologists and heart surgeons offer in-depth resources about cardiovascular conditions and procedures, and general heart health.

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • CABG
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Stents
  • Stroke

Dermatology

Dermatology professionals offer patients helpful content and tools about skin conditions and cosmetic procedures.

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sunscreen

Learn about the Rosacea Education Kit

Endocrinology

Endocrinologists and diabetes educators provide patients information about diabetes and other hormonal disorders

  • Diabetes
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Growth Disorders

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterologists and general surgeons provide helpful resources about digestive health and GI procedures.

  • Acid Reflux (GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Liver Failure
  • Pancreatitis

Mental Health

Psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals offer information to patients and their families about mental health conditions and treatments.

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Antidepressants
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Psychotherapy
  • Schizophrenia

Neurology

Neurologists, neurosurgeons and physiatrists deliver patient education content about a variety of neurological conditions, tests and procedures.

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Focal Dystonia
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Stroke

Oncology

Oncologists and oncology nurses provide supportive resources to cancer patients and their familieis

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Leukemia – ALL/AML/CLL/CML
  • Lymphoma – NHL
  • Lung Cancer – NSC
  • Melanoma
  • Prostate Cancer

Orthopedics

Orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and physical therapists deliver information about musculoskeletal conditions and treatments.

  • ACL Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Exercise
  • Growth Plate Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Meniscal Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury

Pediatrics

Pediatricians, Pediatric NPs and other child health professionals offer parents helpful resources about pediatric conditions, parenting issues and prevention.

  • ADHD
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Childhood Safety
  • Fever
  • Otitis Media
  • Vaccinations

Rheumatology

Rheumatologists deliver patient education content about rheumatological and autoimmune disorders.

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • DMARDs
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Lupus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Surgery

General surgeons and surgical specialists offer patients resources to understand and prepare for surgical procedures.

  • Anesthesia
  • Appendectomy
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hip Replacement
  • VP Shunt

Women’s Health

Ob-gyns and reproductive health professionals provide in-depth resources for women of all ages.

  • Breast Cancer
  • C-section
  • Contraception
  • Endometriosis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Care
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Sexual Health

Additional resources are available for the following:

  • Dentistry
  • Home Health
  • Ophthalmology
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Urology