4126.0 Health Literacy: Pallet of Interactions

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
This session will present the importance of health literacy to productive health communication in primary care and community settings.
Session Objectives: 1. Distinguish the various settings in which health literacy is fundamental. 2. Identify the roles of health literacy in institutions, clinics, and communities.

10:30 AM
Impact of Health Literacy on Patients Receiving Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Debra Jenkins, MSN, RN, Elizabeth D. Carlson, RN, PhD, Amanda Krueger, BSN, RN and Marlene Z. Cohen, PhD, RN
10:45 AM
11:30 AM
Highlighting the aural exchange: Examining distinct types of literacy in chronic disease management
Lindsay E. Rosenfeld, SD, SM, Rima Rudd, MSPH, ScD, Karen M. Emmons, PhD, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, PhD, Laurie Martin, ScD, MPH and Stephen L. Buka, ScD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)