Enhancing health literacy in adults with chronic disease: A systems approach
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related research
Describe the capacity for health literacy within community-based organizations through a systems approach. Evaluate a systems approach to health literacy for adults age 35 and up with chronic disabling conditions. Discuss a systems based approach for enhancing health literacy.
Keyword(s): Health Literacy, Community-Based Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been program staff on two federally-funded grants focusing on health literacy and injury prevention in community settings and underserved populations. Experience includes health education, health promotion, and program planning. Among my scientific interests has been the development of educational materials and resources for preventing chronic disease in adult populations utilizing community based participatory research methods.
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.