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Putting Health Literacy into Practice: A Pediatric Approach

May 23, 2007
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central

OBJECTIVES

1. Gain awareness of health literacy, its impact, and relationship to quality care
2. Understand the patient and family perspective
3. Develop skills and techniques to address low health literacy Learn principles for selecting or developing plain language print materials
4. Identify resources within AAP for addressing low health literacy


MATERIALS

We would like to thank Amy Tilman and Norma Kenoyer for sharing their stories and experiences. We would also like to thank the Audio-Visual Department at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport and Public Relations Department at Iowa Health - Des Moines for their assistance with the videos.

SPEAKERS

Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP
pdf
New York University Medical Center

Mary Ann Abrams, MD, MPH, FAAP pdf
Iowa Health System

Connie Arnold, PhD pdf
Louisiana State University

Norma Kenoyer pdf
New Readers of Iowa organization

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