Impacting navigation of the health care system through health literacy intervention program- a pilot study with homeless families in transitional supportive housing
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
List two factors that link health literacy to health outcomes. Formulate two strategies which enhance patient self care in the health care encounter.
Keyword(s): Health Literacy, Health Care Utilization
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My partnership with transitional housing program spans seven years in the roles of nurse practitioner, researcher, and faculty. Pilot intervention program evolved from request from the organization for research in 2009. Community-based participatory research model includes the theoretical framework, Casual pathway linking health literacy and health outcomes(Paasche-Orlow,M.K. and Wolf M.S.,2007). Interventions evolved from The Health Literacy Study Circles+: Skills for Health Care Access and Navigation(Rudd RE, et al., 2007). Program has continue at their request.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.