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Listing of patient education materials in Oromo language.

Abdominal Ultrasound Information - Oromo
A 1 page instruction sheet about preparing for abdominal ultrasound.
Audio Exercise and Diabetes - Oromo
Oromo narration of patient education handout about exercises for diabetics.
Audio Sick Days and Diabetes - Oromo
Oromo narration of a patient education handout about steps to control blood sugar on days you are feeling sick.
CT Scan Instructions - Oromo
Instruction sheet in Oromo on preparing for CT scan
Diabetes Meal Plan Basics - Oromo/English
A visual portrayal of planning a healthy meal for people with diabetes, including recommended foods and portions. Oromo and English, 2 pages, PDF.
Emergency and Earthquake Planning videos
Seattle Channel presents videos about what every citizen should know and how to equip and safeguard your home for an Emergency. The "Personal and Family Preparedness" video has been created to help Seattle residents prepare for disasters, available in the following languages: Amharic, Cambodian (Khmer), Cantonese, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Vietnamese.
Excretory Urogram (I.V.P.) Instructions - Oromo
Information for patients scheduled for Excretory Urogram (I.V.P.)
Exercise and Diabetes - Oromo/English
Oromo and English language patient education handout about exercises for diabetics. 2-page PDF
How Foods Affect Blood Sugar: A Guide For Ethiopian And Eritrean Patients With Diabetes - Oromo/English
PDF (129 slides) This presentation is intended to be used by clinicians during discussion with patients about carbohydrates and blood glucose. It is culturally tailored to reflect foods commonly consumed by Ethiopian and Eritrean Americans and includes photos of foods, meal comparisons, and portion sizes.
Mammogram Instructions - Oromo
Information for patients scheduled for a mammogram
Nurse-to-Patient Communication - Oromo
PDF document, 3 pages, including Oromo language and English. Developed with nurses and interpreters to aid caregivers in communicating basic information to their patients.
Pelvic Ultrasound Instructions - Oromo
Information in Oromo for patients scheduled for obstetrical or pelvic ultrasound
Pills to Prevent TB - Oromo/English
3 page information sheet with English/Oromo text about taking medications for TB.
Portions to Eat to Control Your Diabetes - Oromo/English
Tips about estimating healthy food portions. (2 pages, PDF Document, Oromo/English)
Preventing Rickets in Breastfed Babies - Oromo
Information about preventing Rickets in breastfed babies, including signs of the condition and suggestions for getting sufficient Vitamin D.
Sick Days and Diabetes - Oromo/English
Oromo and English language patient education handout about steps to control blood sugar on days you are feeling sick. 2-page PDF
Stool Sample Collection - Oromo/English
Instructions for collecting a stool sample. Includes a note explaining that there are many different kinds of medical tests requiring different kinds of preparation, encouraging patients to talk to their doctors about the test preparation that is right for them.
Swine Flu clinic video - Oromo
Harborview Medical Center has created videos narrated by medical interpreters, explaining what swine flu is, how to prevent spreading the virus, and what to do if you or a family member becomes ill and needs to see the doctor. These videos are approximately 5-7 minutes in length, and could be used in a clinic waiting room or public setting. To download the video file, click on the View Documentation link, or play the video below.
Upper Gastrointestinal (U.G.I.) Instructions - Oromo
Information for patients scheduled for UGI procedure
USCRI - Healthy Living Toolkits
The USCRI Healthy Living Toolkit is designed to educate refugees and immigrants to become proactive health consumers and promoters in their communities.
What is a Mammogram? - Oromo/ English
7 pages, PDF brochure, in English and Oromo languages, about mammograms - what they are, what test results mean, information about biopsies and treatment options for breast cancer.
What is Cancer? - Oromo
Basic explanation of cancer, its causes and warning signs.
What is Mental Illness? - Oromo
Overview of what mental illness is, possible causes and some of the most common forms of mental illness. 6 page, PDF
Why HIV Testing is Important for You - 11 languages
A 2 page PDF fact sheet “Why HIV Testing is Important for You” available in Amharic, Arabic, Cambodian, Chinese, English, French, Oromo, Somali, Spanish, Tigrigna, and Vietnamese from Public Health Seattle King County.
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