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Health Education

Veteran Health Education

The Miami VA Healthcare System is committed to helping Veterans, their families and caregivers understand their health needs and make informed decisions. The Miami VA Veteran Health Education team wants to be an active partner in your Veterans' health care, by providing information and resources that teach self-management and coping skills. We want to offer health information that is useful and understandable.

Veteran Health Education Resource Center

The Veteran Health Education Center is staffed by experienced personnel and program specialists. The center contains a collection of easy-to-read health and wellness materials, respected health education newsletters, videos, computers and other materials. Your health education staff is happy to help you access the health information you need.

The Veteran Health Education Resource Center is located in room C-901. The phone number is 305-575-7000, ext. 3622.
The Veteran Health Education office is in room A-901. You can reach them by calling 305-575-7000, ext. 3775, or by emailing vhamiaphec@va.gov.

My HealtheVet

My HealtheVet is a website that provides Veterans patient education information and the latest VA news. Information on Veterans' benefits and services is also available.

After registering at the website, www.myhealth.va.gov, you may want go to your VA clinic or hospital and complete the in-person-authenticated (IPA) process which will allow you to re-order your medications online.

Veterans Health Library

The Veterans Health Library is an online library of health topics geared toward Veterans. Visit the Veterans Health Library at www.veteranshealthlibrary.org/ and take charge of your health today.

Outpatient Classes

Clinical staff provides ongoing health education during regularly scheduled outpatient clinic visits.  Classes focus on health promotion, tests and procedures, diagnoses, treatment options and medications. For more information, call Veteran Health Education at 305-575-7000, ext. 4377, or check the online events calendar for upcoming classes.

Inpatient Classes

Doctors, nurses, and other clinical staff begin the health education process when you are admitted, during your stay, and at discharge.
Our goals are to: 

  • continually provide you updated health information
  • create an environment where you are comfortable asking questions about your health
  • help you enjoy your stay at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center as comfortably as possible

Internet Medical Information Disclaimer

Please note that the information provided is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice.  Always seek the advice of your physician regarding any medical treatments or any health related questions you may have. This website links to other sites as a convenience to our users.

Brochures and Information for our Patients are available upon request and located in the Education Center.

Our Commitment to Education

The Miami VA Healthcare System has strong affiliations with many universities and colleges in our service area. Our mission, vision and core values place a high priority on education in all forms, including training future providers, providing educational opportunities for employees and promoting healthy living through the provision of Veteran/patient-centered health education services.

Contact

Education Center
Ninth floor - Room C-901
305-575-7000 Ext. 4377

Veteran Health Education
Ninth floor - Room A-901
305-575-7000 Ext. 4377
vhamiaphec@va.gov

Veterans Health Library