Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information. This 90 minute/1.5 credit hour webinar is an introduction for anyone who wants to improve communication of health information that involves numeracy.
After completing this class participants will be able to:
- Understand their role in communicating health risk and benefits to individuals
- Understand risk and benefit statistics from an individual's perspective
- Understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand
- Understand that numeracy is a key component of health literacy and shared decision making in managing one’s health