Learned lessons from implementation of California's policy on readability and suitability of written health education materials in a managed care setting
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Define health literacy and its importance to health promotion and prevention. Differentiate between readability and suitability. Define criteria creating effective health education materials. Demonstrate methods for implementing guidelines of a state policy on health education materials. Identify best practices to implement a state policy within a select managed care setting in California.
Keyword(s): Health Education Strategies, Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 6 years of training in the development and evaluation of culturally competent and approriate health education materials. As a Health Educator, I have been actively working to plan and implement the state policy for written health education materials in a managed care agency. I have reviewed health education materials, utilized the checklist and created policy work plans for the organization. I have trained others on health literacy, cultural competency, readability and suitability.
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.