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The Importance of Health Literacy

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The Importance of Health Literacy Patients with low health literacy need targeted interventions to support successful treatment outcomes.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define health literacy.
  2. Discuss why health literacy is important.
  3. Explain the indicators of and risk factors for low health literacy.
  4. List resources and strategies for improving verbal and written communication.

This course was published in the November 2015 issue and expires November 30, 2018. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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