Frequently asked questions
Who is this course for?
Maximizing Your Medical Appointments is for anyone who wants to improve their ability to work with their doctors and make the most of their medical appointments. Although this course won’t cure your condition or turn your doctor into a magician, it will help you to prepare, communicate and advocate more effectively and confidently. This course is especially helpful for those with chronic or complex illness (conditions affecting multiple body systems).
While the challenges highlighted in this course are centered on the U.S. medical system, the skills and anecdotes will help any patient maximize their health care appointments.
When does the course start and finish?
You will have access to Maximizing Your Medical Appointments as soon as you enroll. It is a completely self-paced online course. You can revisit any part of the course through November 18, 2023.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to the course until November 18, 2023. You can also download the transcripts and materials to your computer.
Where can I ask a question about the course?
Please email questions to [email protected].
How long is the course?
Maximizing Your Medical Appointments contains more than 1.5 hours of video, but you don't have to do it all at once. More importantly, the skills and recommendations in this course will take time to implement. We recommend you go at your own pace. You can watch videos when you like or download the transcripts.
What if I cannot afford the course?
Both Dr. Bluestein and Keeya provide a variety of free educational resources: