Request a Speaker
In the spirit of the Mercy Memorial Hospital System’s mission to provide high quality comprehensive services to the people and communities we serve, MMHS offers you our Speakers Bureau. This is a free community service. Our health care professionals are available to speak at local social clubs, civic groups and other non-profit organizations. To select a speaker, an organization can complete request form online.
- Organized group of at least 20 people
- Each presentation will last for approximately 30 minutes
- Speakers offer time for a few questions and comments
- Speakers offered on a variety of health care topics
- Groups need to contact us at least six weeks prior to the event
- Complete online form
We offer a variety of topics
- Grief recovery
- Stress management
- Depression and suicide prevention
- Substance abuse
- Mental health issues in children
- “It’s not always a wonderful life.” Suicide prevention for seniors
- Healing Arts Watercolors: What is it and who may participate?
- Nutrition During Cancer Treatment
- What is Cancer Connection all about?
- What to say and what to do when someone is diagnosed with cancer
- What can I do about Lymphedema?
- What are Cancer Clinical Trials?
- Breast cancers and heredity genetic syndromes– Updates
- Prostate Cancer – New treatment options
- Skin Care – How to protect yourself
- What are Advance Directives?
- How to choose a doctor and develop a rapport?
- Discharge Planning/Continuum of Care: What’s your role after you leave the hospital?
- You and the Flu
- Understanding Vaccines (Hepatitis B, Tdap, Flu)
- Benefits of International Travel Immunizations
- Stroke – What to be aware of when seconds count!
- On your way to the emergency? Learn what's new in emergency care.
- Need an ambulance? Here's the best way to get care fast.
New Services: Interventional Cath Lab
- Why does Mercy Memorial have an Interventional Cath Lab? What this may mean to you?
- Alzheimer’s disease: What you need to know.
- Do you know what health care benefits are available for senior citizens?
- Learn how seniors citizens can live independently and safely at home.
Hospice of Monroe
- End of life ethical issues
- Palliative care
- Pain management
- Culture consideration
- Loss, grief and bereavement
- Final hours
- Family dynamics – end of life
- Hospice referral and assessment
- Pet therapy for hospice patients
- Wounded Warriors: not leaving veterans behind
- End of life care planning
- How to become a hospice volunteer
Infectious Disease Prevention
- Emerging diseases: It’s not a spider bite.
- Community infections on the rise.
Legal Issues in Health Care
- End of life issues and advanced directives.
- Health Information Management: Accessing your medical record.
- What is Medicare Part D?
- Medication safety
Demo cooking as requested with any of these topics:
- Adult Weight Management
- Heart Health
- Holiday Stress
- Childbirth Education: What to know before labor starts
- Breastfeeding Education: Bonding with your new baby
- Keep your kids safe with Child Seat Safety
- Keep your infant safe with information on Safe Sleep
- Menopause: Understanding what's happening in you
- How to prevent sports injuries
- Chronic Pain is a horrible way to live your life. What to do about it.
- Reducing your risk for falls
- Physical Therapy as a career
- ACL injuries and prevention
- Baseball injuries
- Running injuries
- Speech and Language Disorders/Communication
- Speech Therapy as a Career
Quality and Safety
- How you can help prevent medical test mistakes
- Help prevent errors in your care
- Know your Patient Rights
- Information for living Organ Donors
- What you should know about research studies
- Sleep 101
- Could you have sleep apnea?
- Spiritual needs in health care
- da Vinci Robotic Surgery: Everything you wanted to know about robotic surgery but were afraid to ask
- Ear, Nose and Throat
- Female pampering
- Total Joint replacement: Do you need a knee/hip replacement? What to ask?
- What is dating violence?
- What is a healthy relationship?