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Health Information Literacy Award Recipient

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The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012-2013 Health Information Literacy Award.

Institution: Crossroads Pharmacy, Mesquite, TX

Project Title: Improving Health Information Literacy in Seniors Using Internet Resources

Description:  This project will be a pilot study assessing the effectiveness of computer training on the MedlinePlus and NIHSeniorHealth databases among seniors in the Southeast Dallas area. The project will utilize two groups: the study group and the control group. The study group will participate in the educational program, while the control group will receive the standard pharmacy prescription drug information handout. An after-training assessment will measure the effectiveness of the training on health literacy.


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