Speakers Bureau

Atlantic General Hospital is pleased to offer a speakers bureau, providing qualified speakers for civic organizations, businesses, schools and community groups in our area. This service is free and we can offer a variety of health and business related topics. A partial list of topics is below but others are being added on an ongoing basis.

To request a speaker or to find out more information, call the Community Education Office at 410-641-9268 or send an email to ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org. Please allow as much lead time as possible when requesting your speaker.

Business Topics

  • Lean Principles to Reduce Waste and Improve Organizational Performance
  • How to Really “Live your Dream”


Cardiac and Respiratory Topics

  • Consequences of Sleep Disorders/Sleep Apnea
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma
  • Respiratory Care as a Profession


Diabetes Topics

  • Understanding and Managing Diabetes
  • Nutrition and Diabetes
  • The Diabetic Foot


Emergency Services Topics

  • Forensic Violence
  • Child Advocacy Center
  • Medication Safety for the Elderly and Adults
  • Bike Helmet Safety
  • Gun Safety
  • Sun Safety


Hospital Related Topics
• Nursing as a Profession
• Magnet – Sailing Into Excellence

Infectious Disease Topics

  • Hospital Infection Prevention
  • MRSA


Mental Health Topics

  • "My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!”: Tips on How To Restore Your Sanity
  • ADHD: Fact or Fiction?
  • “Why Is My Kid So Moody?”: How to Identify Depression in Children
  • Mental Illness: Why Pulling Yourself Up by Your Bootstraps Doesn’t Work


Nutrition Topics

  • Reading Food Labels: What do the Numbers Mean?
  • Choosing the Right Type and Amount of Fat in Your Diet
  • The DASH Diet for Blood Pressure Control
  • TLC: Therapeutics Lifestyle Changes: Implementing and Maintaining Them
  • Choosing a Weight Loss Program
  • Evaluating Fad Diets
  • Using the Food Pyramid as a Guide to Healthy Eating


Pastoral Care Topics

  • Advance Directives/Living Wills
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Medical Ethics
  • Spiritual Care


Patient Financial Services Topics

  • Understanding the Billing Process
  • Patient Financial Assistance
  • Understanding Medicare


Quality Topics

  • Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Healthcare Quality


Safety Topics

  • Patient Safety – Protecting You and Your Loved One
  • FILE of Life
  • Falls Prevention at Home and Hospital
  • Think SAFETY While Being a Patient
  • Community Emergency Preparedness


Wound Care Topics

  • Venous Stasis and Arterial Ulcers
  • Prevention Strategies of Chronic Wounds
  • Skin Care
  • Nutrition as it Relates to Wound Healing
  • The Social and Psychological Effects of Having a Chronic Wound
  • Types of Wounds Treated at a Wound Care Center
  • What Causes a Wound to Become Chronic?
  • Why Choose a Wound Center?
  • Treatments for Chronic Wounds


How to deal with the fear of dentistry

To request a speaker or to find out more information, call the Community Education Office at 410-641-9268 or send an email to ddenton@atlanticgeneral.org.