- Provides strategies for considering literacy when creating public health messages for the general public.
- Provides strategies for considering literacy in direct public health services to the public.
This training, second in a series, contains two sections and provides practical techniques for addressing literacy issues in spoken and written communications. Be sure to sure to complete Health Literacy & Public Health: Introduction as a good primer.
After completing the course, the learner will be able to:
- List seven barriers to good communication in public health.
- Provide an example for each barrier.
- List seven techniques to improve health communication.
- Define plain language.
- Describe three communication strategies you can apply in your daily work.
Continuing Education Credits
Credits available until June 30, 2020.
Contact Hours in Nursing Continuing Education
The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hours.
Continuing Medical Education Credits
The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Category I Continuing Education Contact Hours in Health Education
Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 1.0.
New Jersey Public Health CE Credits
This activity is sponsored by the Rutgers School of Public Health, and has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health. This program is designated for the participant to receive 1.0 CE credits. Approval number: CE #14515
To receive NJPH Credits for this course, please email your certificate of completion to Carl Donaldson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Generic Continuing Education Credits
1.0 hours of Generic Continuing Education Credits.
- Training launched: June 2006
- Estimated time: 1 hour
- Free and open to the public
The planners and course authors have no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity. No commercial support has been accepted for this activity.