What Is Included in Health Literacy?
Health literacy plays a major role in an individual’s ability to comprehend health information and navigate the healthcare system. Beginning the discussion around Health Literacy, Community Health Workers learn about health literacy and its impact on the community. Building on this discussion, participants practice tools to address health literacy barriers and differentiate it from other related issues. The objectives for this session are to:
- Define the basic concepts of health literacy
- Describe how low health literacy can create challenges for clients and communities
- Demonstrate how to employ clear communication in line with the principles of health literacy
- Develop written materials appropriate for all levels of health literacy
This training session lasts 4 hours and can be provided as a live, fully interactive virtual training for $889 or on-site at the location of your choice $2,709* including all travel costs.
This session can be completed individually or as a full Level I training. If you would like to mix and match sessions to create your own training package, please contact us for additional information.