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Health Literacy

Health Literacy
Health Literacy refers to a person’s ability to access, understand and act on health related information. In Canada, 60% of adults have low health literacy skills including 88% of seniors. Personal factors as well as the complexity of the message and the health professional’s ability to communicate clearly are all significant contributing factors.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Friday
Program Type: Health Literacy
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Start date: March 22, 2024
End date: March 22, 2024
In Person/Virtual: Online

It’s more important than ever that we don’t assume a person's level of health literacy. We need to make sure that they understand the information so that they can act on it and stay healthy. 
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to: 

  • Define health literacy 
  • Identify prevalence and effects of low health literacy 
  • Understand their role and importance of communicating clearly 
  • Apply “Universal Precautions” in health communication 

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