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IN PERSON

Health Literacy: Delivering Important Healthcare Information to Patients and the Community

Instructor

Cath Glennon

What You Will Learn

Health literacy involves the information that people need to be able to make good decisions about health. This encompasses the materials, environments, and challenges specifically associated with disease prevention and health promotion. Health literacy also incorporates a range of abilities: reading, comprehending, and analyzing information; decoding instructions, symbols, charts, and diagrams; weighing risks and benefits; and, ultimately, making decisions and taking action. This course will discuss the importance of delivering education as well as well as assessing outcomes.

Social workers, LPCs, LCPCs and registered dieticians will earn 3 contact hours. ACHAs will earn 3 hours. APRNs, RNs and LPNs can self-submit to KSBN. Approved for 2.75 contact hours for OTs and PTs.

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IN PERSON

$59.00

Health Literacy: Delivering Important Healthcare Information to Patients and the Community

Days:M

Dates: February 7

Times: 8:30AM-11:30AM

Location: Main Campus Campus Map

Other Details

Course Code: HCSEM-298-1

Category: Healthcare Seminars

Contact Hours: 3.0

Format: Classroom

After registering for this course, you can come back to the catalog to register for more courses.

Need help registering? Please contact us at CERegistration@jccc.edu or call 913-469-2323.

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Learning Objectives:

  1. Define health literacy and populations impacted.
  2. Discuss practical approaches to simplify patient/consumer education.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of health literacy practices.