NQC Quality Academy: Understanding and Addressing Health Literacy
National Quality Center
New York, NY
2009

In this Tutorial, we will be discussing the concept of health literacy.  We will define the concept and explain why it matters in HIV care.  This Tutorial will provide you with strategies that can support improved health literacy among the users of your services.  These strategies include screening for health literacy and actions to take in preparing educational health materials.  Finally, we will give you information about other resources you can use to explore this topic further.

 

You will learn about…

  • Health literacy as a concept
  • Why health literacy matters in HIV care
  • Strategies to support health literacy
  • Other resources

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