The American Nurses Assoication (ANA) has a new online CE module. The new CE modeule, Assessing and Addressing Health Literacy
is an article from a previous OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues Nursing topic, Promoting Health Literacy: Strategies for Healthcare Providers.
The ability to communicate effectively with patients who have low health literacy depends on our ability to recognize this problem and to create a patient-centered and shame-free healthcare environment. This article provides guidance in regard to establishing an environment that promotes health literacy, assessing health literacy levels, utilizing strategies to increase health literacy, evaluating the learning that has occurred, and incorporating health literacy concepts into the nursing curriculum.
ANA members, Login to Members Only to access this CE module for FREE.
Non-members, Read the article and take the post-test.