Health Literacy

This training provides essential information and skills for health professionals to be more effective as communicators, educators and service providers. Participants are trained to apply these critical skills to their day-to-day tasks. Training addresses working toward social equity and creating sustainable partnerships, as well as cultivating public health communication by sharing this training with colleagues. 

Specific learning objectives for the participants of this program include:

  • Exploring background information on the concept of health literacy.

  • Determining the victims of limited health literacy.
  • Recognizing the far-reaching impact of limited health literacy.

  • Recognizing how health literacy helps meet core public health service goals.
  • Identifying practical strategies for improving health literacy.