Save the Date! – Free Training on the AMA Health Literacy Kit
On September 23rd, BreastCare and the Partnership for Health Literacy in Arkansas (PHLA) will host a free training on how to use the AMA’s “Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients Understand” educational kit. Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, ADH Medical Advisor for Health Literacy and Communication, will lead the training at the Arkansas Department of Health Markham St. offices in Little Rock. The training will also be available via adobe connect, so you can join from elsewhere. Kits are available for those who participate.
Our next PHLA meeting will be held on September 23rd 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. July and August have been cancelled. Keep up to date by clicking the Meeting Minutes & Calendar Tab above. Also, Keep your eyes out for a Save The Date coming your way.
Do you and your colleagues want to know more about #healthliteracy? Start your Health Literacy Training Plan Today!
The Health Literacy for Health Professionals training plan features 5 courses created by CDC’s Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC). Learners begin with the introductory Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals course and then select one or more of the following courses to complete the plan:
OADC and CDC TRAIN created a national health literacy training plan to help build health professionals’ knowledge and skills consistent with new professional communication competencies.
The Training can be accessed here: https://cdc.train.org/DesktopShell.aspx?tabId=62&goto=browse&GoBackTo=19A9641&browse=learningseries&lookfor=2304
On July 9, 2015, the Roundtable on Health Literacy will hold a workshop featuring invited presentations and discussions of the effect of low health literacy on all aspects of palliative care.
What: Health Literacy and Palliative Care
Where: Keck Building, Room 100, 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 and online via free webcast
When: July 9, 2015, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM…
More Information: http://www.iom.edu/…/Public…/HealthLiteracy/2015-JUL-09.aspx