Monthly Archives: June 2015

New Health Literacy Training!!

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:

  • Writing for the Public
  • Speaking for the Public
  • Using Numbers and Explaining Risk
  • Creating Easier to Understand Lists, Charts, and Graphs

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

Health Literacy and Palliative Care

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