Patient Health Education Materials (PHEM)

Learn more about our patient, resident and caregiver materials catalogue, and access the resources we have available.

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Patient Health Education Materials (or PHEM) are documents used to inform patients, residents, caregivers, and family members about a variety of health topics. 

You can read more about:

  • Conditions
  • Recovery instructions
  • Disease management
  • Tests and exam preparation
  • Surgery preparation

To access the PHEM online resource catalogue:

PHEM catalogue

You can search for education materials by title, category or catalogue number. Translated versions of some materials are also available.

PHEM Committee

The PHEM committee is a group of health care professionals and patient/family partners. They meet monthly to review materials used by patients, residents and families at Providence Health Care. The committee aims to ensure documents are relevant, clear, and understandable.