Health Literacy Workshops
NALHD’s Health Literacy Workshops help participants learn and practice strategies for developing health literate materials and interacting effectively with patients and clients.
Why should you attend?
- Learn practical, applied skills that you can use immediately — Participants learn about skills and resources needed to apply easy-to-read principles, use Teach Back and other interpersonal communication strategies, select and modify written materials, etc.
- Earn Continuing Education Credits — Participants can earn 3 nursing contact hours CEU’s for half-day workshops and 6 nursing contact hour CEU’s for full-day workshops. Cost of CEU’s is included in the registration.
- Improve your organization’s reach and effectiveness — Health Literacy Workshops provide your organization with cost-effective, easily-scaled, sustainable tools and strategies to address the communication needs of specific populations within your community.
- Grow your health literacy connections — Health Literacy Workshops bring together health professionals and community partners from across the state. By participating, your staff will grow a health literacy network that supports your communication goals.
- Implement accreditation standards and goals — Health Literacy Workshops can be customized to address strategies for meeting Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards and The Joint Commission (TJC) Safety Goals.
Duration & Scope
Day and half-day workshops are available. Contact us for sample agendas.
"Health Literacy Principles: Guidance for Making Information Understandable, Useful, and Navigable" by Kara L. Jacobson and Ruth M. Parker.
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