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Health Literacy: Ensuring We Are Understood

Course: #10305Level: Introductory 1 Hour
Live WebinarThu, Oct 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has identified that the majority of adults do not have proficient health literacy to understand health information, with some subgroups more adversely impacted than others. The status of health literacy in the U.S., and evidence-based strategies to ensure that information and services match individuals' capacity to understand and use them, are discussed in this course.

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Live Webinar

Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm EDT

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the status of health literacy in the U.S.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify three improvements they can make to written materials to enhance clients' ability to understand them them.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three strategies they will use to improve health literacy in their next client interaction.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Status of U.S. health literacy
20-30 Minutes Use of a universal precautions approach to health literacy
30-40 Minutes Strategies for improving written and numeracy information
40-50 Minutes Integrating cultural information
50-55 Minutes How does your facility promote health literacy?
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Lissa Power deFur was paid an honorarium for this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Introductory Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.


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