UAMS TRI Health Literacy Research Grand Rounds

Health Literacy Research: The Next Generation

Date/Time: July 24, 2013, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: UAMS College of Public Health Auditorium room 8240

Terry Davis, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Terry Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Lunch will be served to the first 40 participants. This presentation will be offered via IVN at all UAMS Regional Centers. Contact: Kristie Hadden, Ph.D., (501) 686-2594, [email protected].

Sponsored by UAMS Translational Research Institute
Speaker: Terry Davis, PhD
Topic: Health Literacy Research: The Next Generation
Purpose or Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss prevalence of low literacy and low health literacy in Arkansas and U.S.
  2. Discuss progression of health literacy research from assessing patient deficits to designing interventional strategies to improve patient understanding and health outcomes.
  3. Review health literacy research in rural and community clinics and discuss challenges of conducting research in those sites
  4. Identify health literacy research opportunities.

Accreditation: The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The UAMS College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure of Financial Relationships:
The planner, Kristie Hadden, PhD, of this RSS has no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Terry Davis, PhD, the speaker of this RSS has the following financial relationships with commercial entities to disclose:

Abbott Laboratories, Grant/Research Support, Stocks/Bonds
Johnson & Johnson, Stocks/Bonds
Stryker Corporation, Stocks/Bonds
McNeil, Grant/ Research Support, Consultant

Commercial Support Acknowledgement (if applicable): This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from UAMS Translational Research Institute UL1TROOOO39.

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