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  • Health Literacy & Public Health
    Part of the “Communicate to Make a Difference” series from the New York / New Jersey Public Health Training Center, this training demonstrates how the literacy skills affect interactions with medical and health care staff and provides techniques for addressing literacy issues in spoken and written communications.
    http://nynj-phtc.org/phLit/Home/phlit-default.cfm

    Health Literacy: New Field, New Opportunities
    Learn about the challenges associated with low health literacy, meet some of the new health literacy practitioners in the field, hear about successful strategies and practices, and apply what you have learned to a challenging health literacy scenario in this self-paced tutorial developed by World Education with support from National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region.
    http://www.healthliteracy.worlded.org
    /docs/tutorial/SWF/flashcheck/main.htm

    Unified Health Communication 101: Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency and Limited English Proficiency
    Find free online training from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that addresses communication practices demonstrating cultural competency and appropriately addresses patients with limited health literacy and low English proficiency.
    http://www.hrsa.gov/healthliteracy/training.htm

     

 


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