Health Literacy and Patient Outcomes: New strategies

Title:  Health Literacy and Patient Outcomes: New strategies
Participants: Health Care Workers, Social Service Providers
Length:  One-day or multi-day depending on content
Description: This course provides information on the important emerging field of health literacy.  More than reading ability, this course strives to teach skills to help health care workers assist patients in the comprehension of health information and the ability to turn that comprehension into improved efficacy at preventing or treating disease.  The course explores the connection between culture and health literacy, and places special emphasis on building communication skills for health care workers.