American Library Association Annual Meeting
'Engage for Health': a Patient-Doctor Communication Program @ Your Library
Presented by MAR Academic Coordinator Elaina Vitale and MAR Executive Director Kate Flewelling: Are you interested in offering a health literacy program at your library? Are you unsure of what types of programs to run or what free resources are available to you? Come and learn about ‘Engage for Health,’ a community health education “program in a box” that you can offer at your library! ‘Engage for Health’ teaches attendees how to effectively communicate with health care providers. The program materials are freely available for libraries of all types to use, and include presentation slides (with speaker notes), a role play exercise, a pre-post evaluation tool, and marketing tools. Come and learn how easy it is to offer this health literacy program for your community!