Our Speakers’ Bureau can provide information regarding a variety of health care issues and concerns. Speakers are Ozarks Medical Center health care professionals, including physicians, nurses and administrators. They are available, free of charge to speak to schools, churches and community groups.

For more information or to schedule a speaker today, call 417-257-6737.

Click here to download a Speaker's Bureau Brochure.

The following are just a few examples of Speaker’s Bureau topics

Aging and Home Care
Adult Day Care services
Advance directives/durable power of attorney
All about aging
Alzheimer's disease (specific topics available)
Caregiving
Coping with disease and changes in health
Community based care
Grief and bereavement
Home health
Home safety related to aging
Hospice care
Transitions Prehospice program

Behavioral Healthcare
Adult children of alcoholics
Conflict resolution
Depression
How to handle stress
Positive coping
Positive parenting
Relaxation exercises
Suicide prevention
Substance abuse
Substance abuse and mental illness
Survivors of suicide

Cardiac Care
Coronary artery disease
Heart health
Pacemakers/implantable defibrillators
Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Nutrition and Wellness
Exercise and your health
Healthy eating habits

Ozarks Medical Center
Volunteer opportunities

Rehabilitation Services
Childhood speech, language and motor development
Living with arthritis
Lymphedema treatment
Helpful ideas to reduce injuries at work
How occupational therapy can help you
How physical therapy can help you
How speech/language pathology can help you
Sensory integration

Resources and Information
Health resources
Internet health resources
Surfing the web safely for medical information

Classes and Support Groups
Alzheimer's Support Group - fourth Tuesday of each month 6:30 p.m. at Adult Daycare
Bereavement support groups - four weekly sessions (scheduled in various communities throughout the year)
Breast feeding class
New parent skills class
Prepared childbirth class
CPR Classes