Health Literacy On Demand

Health Literacy On Demand is a one-hour narrated tutorial with activities where you can learn about:

  • The definitions of personal and organizational health literacy
  • Communication practices you can do to improve health literacy
  • Three resources that you can use to improve health literacy
Objectives
  • Describe personal and organizational health literacy.
  • Define universal precautions for health literacy.
  • Identify 3 resources that you can use to address health literacy.

This presentation addresses improving health literacy, by including information about the NLM/NIH resource MedlinePlus; plainlanguage.gov; PEMAT; Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit.

Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Nora Barnett, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist, Region 6

Instructor(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Continuing Education

Sponsored by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive Category I continuing education contact hours.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

This class has been approved for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credit.

CHIS Competencies

  • C6. Literacy and Health Literacy

This class is approved for 1 credit hour of State of Illinois continuing nursing education (CNE) credit information. 

Illinois CNE Sponsor:  Medical Library Association, 225 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60606. License No. 236.000169

Select this link for states that accept CNE from the State of Illinois

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Health Literacy On Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly in in this 1-hour narrated tutorial with activities. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 2, CNE On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Health Literacy On Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly in in this 1-hour narrated tutorial with activities. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 2, CNE On