Online Program

Health Literacy and Innovative Approaches to Improving Health (Organized by HCWG)

Monday, November 4, 2013: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This session will examine innovative strategies for improving health literacy among diverse populations.
Session Objectives: Explain the role and importance of health literacy in enabling individuals to make appropriate health decisions. Discuss a systems based approach for enhancing health literacy.
Carmen Velez-Vega, PhD, MSW

Enhancing health literacy in adults with chronic disease: A systems approach   
Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, Anissa Carbajal-Diaz, MPH, CHES, Kim Linnear, MPA, Marcela Nava, LMSW, Andrea Spencer, MLS and Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH
Improving health outcomes through health literacy and integrative health: The canyon ranch institute life enhancement program   
Chuck Palm, MPH, Andrew Pleasant, PhD, Jennifer Cabe, MA, Paloma Hernandez, MS, MPH, Debbie Lester, LMSW, Samuel DeLeon, MD, Amy Michael, Martha Gragg, RN MSN, Colleen Cross, MA, Nancy Johnson, RN PhD, Julia Strange, Mary Atkinson, RD and Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
Strategies for implementing and evaluating SEPA-reads (Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Education Addressing Disconnects in Cardiovascular Communication)   
Martha Romney, RN, MS, JD, MPH, Rickie O. Brawer, PhD,MPH, James Plumb, MD, MPH, Robert Simmons, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, CPH and Lesley Stearns, MBA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Cancer Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)