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Ozarks Medical Center Speaker's Bureau

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