Health literacy as a social determinant of health
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the health and economic importance of health literacy. Design an approach to addressing health literacy in Regional Hospital Systems and community sites.
Keyword(s): Literacy, Health Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was trained by the AMA as a health literacy trainer, and have integrated health literacy into Medical School Training, been the PI on multiple grants that use community based approaches to develop and evaluate materials/websites for lower literacy populations, and currently, through state funding, train regional hospital staff in health literacy
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.