Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection

How are health communication and health literacy connected? How can you be more effective in providing health information to consumers, patients, clients, library patrons and your community?  This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication, outlines components of clear health communication, and identifies online resources from NLM, government agencies and other recognized resources for health literacy and health communication.

Objectives
  • Define health literacy​
  • Describe universal precautions for health literacy​
  • Name 3 components of clear health communication ​
  • Identify 3 online resources you can use as tools to promote health literacy​​​
Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Continuing Education

Sponsored by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive Category I continuing education contact hours.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

Sponsored by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#_1144109_

CHIS Competencies

3 Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources

5 Communication, Reference, and Instruction

6 Literacy and Health Literacy

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection (January 26, 2023) This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection How are health communication and health literacy connected? How can you be more effective in providing health information to consumers, patients, clients, library patrons and your community? This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication, outlines components of clear health communication, and identifies online resources from NLM, government agencies and other recognized resources for health literacy and health communication. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On