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Webinar Training | Health Literacy in HIV, STI and Viral Hepatitis Care
May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Health Literacy in HIV, STI and Viral Hepatitis Care – Health Literacy in Patient Care – Webinar
This 2-hour webinar will provide health and human services providers an overview of health literacy and give participants the opportunity to develop skills utilizing health literacy universal precautions to clearly communicate with patients or clients. At the completion of this training, participants will be able to apply two health literacy strategies, plain language and teach back method, into their work.
As a result of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Define health literacy, the health literacy disconnect in healthcare, and how this affects patients and the public;
- Learn about two health literacy universal precautions, plain language and teach back method, to improve communication and patient understanding;
- Develop plain language and teach back facilitation skills; and
- Identify common concerns and challenges associated with incorporating plain language and teach back method with all patients.
Audience: This training is for health and human service providers and Peer Workers
May 14th, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Instructure: Joshua O’Sullivan