4060.0 Building Capacity for Statewide Initiatives to Improve Health Literacy

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 8:30 AM
Interactive session to discuss the development, implementation and maintenance of statewide initiatives to improve health literacy, including conducting needs assessment, engaging stakeholders and developing resources.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe suggested steps to successfully develop and maintain a state health literacy coalition. 2. Compare strategies of three state health literacy coalitions in different stages of development. 3. Identify ways to initiate or engage in literacy coalitions in home states.

8:30 AM
Health Literacy Missouri
Arthur Culbert, PhD
8:55 AM
Health Literacy Maryland
Bonnie Braun, PhD
9:20 AM
Health Literacy Minnesota
Alisha Ellwood, MA, LMFT

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Organized by: Oral Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers

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

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