Alfabetización en salud: ¿Qué es? ¿Por qué es importante para las disparidades en salud? ¿Qué se puede hacer al respecto para avanzar en la equidad en salud?

GWyePresenter: Gretchen Van Wye, PhD, MA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Assistant Commissioner of the Bureau of Vital Statistics, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Date: April 7th, 2015

Description: After viewing the webinar, participants should be able to:
– Define health literacy
– Characterize the health outcomes associated with low health literacy
– Identify strategies to communicate with low-health-literacy audiences

Recommended pre-webinar reading: Baur, C., Prue, C. (2014). “The CDC clear communication index is a new evidence-based tool to prepare and review health information.” Health Promotion Practice, 1-9.

Reflection Questions: What is health literacy? What are the health outcomes associated with low health literacy? What are potential strategies to communicate with low-health-literacy audiences?

Webinar Evaluation: After you have finished viewing the recorded webinar below, please complete this evaluation. You must complete the evaluation in order to receive 1.0 CHES Continuing Education Credit.

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