Your Personal Health Advocate care team consists of trained nurses, dietitians, social workers, care coordinators, and pharmacists to assist with and advocate for your health care needs. Your care team can work closely with you to develop personalized care plans, provide education and resources, and support you in reaching your health goals.
RN Case Managers
Personal Health Advocate Case Managers are trained registered nurses dedicated to helping you achieve your health goals, understand and manage your chronic conditions, and assist with access to healthcare professionals and resources. Your Case Manager will work closely with your current primary care provider to create an individualized care plan to support you in accomplishing your health goals.
Licensed Clinical Social Workers
Licensed Clinical Social Workers work with your comprehensive social care needs including behavioral health counseling, connections to support groups, and stress management. Your Social Worker can address barriers to care and provide a wealth of education and resources.
Your Registered Dietitian is available to provide nutrition therapy and coaching to help you achieve your nutrition and health goals. Talking with a dietitian can also help to improve your current health status and prevent any potential health problems that may arise. They are able to assist with a wide variety of conditions including weight management for adults and pediatrics, pre-diabetes, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, kidney disease, PCOS, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, food allergies/intolerances, osteoporosis, general wellness, and other chronic conditions that can be significantly improved through better diet and lifestyle choices. Topics of discussion may include figuring out portion sizes, Nutrition Facts Labels, planning healthy meals, choosing healthy options when dining out or traveling, and weight management. You also have the option to do a video call with your Dietitian, which allows for the possibility of visual demonstrations, grocery store tours, and for you to show what’s in your kitchen just like if you were to see them face-to-face.
Care Coordinators/Health Coaches
Personal Health Advocate Care Coordinators support navigation of the health care system and direct referrals to primary care providers and specialists. This includes follow up on referrals, and connecting you to community resources.
Transitions Coordinators provide helpful coaching, education, and resources to you if you were recently released from the emergency room or following a hospitalization. Transitions Coordinators can assist with scheduling follow-up appointments with your primary care provider or referrals to specialists or other services as needed.
Carolina Assessment of Medications Program (CAMP) is a pharmacist-led program that offers medication management. The CAMP team provides education regarding proper medication use, resolution of problems, and making the most of your medications in order to reach your health goals.
Questions about CAMP? Ask your advocate or contact directly at CAMPClinic@unchealth.unc.edu or CAMP Clinic phone at 984-974-0457.