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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System

 

Health Education

The staff at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System has provided a number of ways for you to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle and self-manage your own health.

Patient Library

We have two Patient Libraries staffed by experienced librarians and program specialists. The Patient Libraries contains a collection of easy-to-read health and wellness books, respected health education newsletters, videos and other materials.

Fort Wayne Patient Library is located in building 1 on the 2nd floor, room 2000.

Marion Patient Library is located in building 49 on Nelson Avenue.

My HealtheVet

The My HealtheVet site provides veterans and their family's excellent, reliable patient education information as well as the latest VA News. Information about veteran's benefits and services is also available.

Upon registering with My HealtheVet, you will be able to —

  • refill prescriptions online
  • maintain your own self-entered personal health record

Outpatient Classes

Clinical staff provides ongoing health education during regularly scheduled outpatient clinic visits. Courses focus on —

  • health promotion
  • upcoming tests and procedures
  • medications
  • diagnoses
  • treatments

Staff can tell you about upcoming education classes that are available.

Inpatient Classes

Clinical staff begins the patient education process at the time of admission, during the hospital stay, and at discharge. Our goal is to provide a hospital environment where patients —

  • continually receive updated health information
  • are able to ask questions about their health
  • can enjoy as comfortably as possible their stay in our facility

Contact

Patient Information
Veterans Health Education Coordinator
800-360-8387 Ext. 73466