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Training Sources

Training tools for Physicians and others http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=12

  • This site lists various links to other government agencies that address the issues of health literacy and cultural competency
  • From the Office of Minority Health of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Last updated: no date

 

Teaching Health Literacy to Adult English Language Learners http://www.floridatechnet.org/inservice/esol2/home.html
  • Provides resources for those who are interested in teaching literacy in health care basics to adult speakers of other languages
  • Includes a learner centered approach for effective teaching, lesson plans, classroom activities and more.          Can  receive inservice points but must work with a school district or community college (see home page for detailed information)
    • Module 1 provides an overview entitled "Health Literacy and Adult ESOL" (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
    • Module 2 is "Teaching the Healthcare Basics"
    • Module 3 addresses issues surrounding "The Right Medicine"
    • Module 4 deals with the idea that "We are What we Eat" 
  • May enter as a guest to access the information.
  • Last updated: no date

 

  • From the HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Good site for general information
  • Contains some additional links to other sites about culture and literacy
  • Last updated: no date

 

  • Provides information on Health Literacy in a Public Health Context
  • May meet Contining Education requirements for nurses and physicians
  • Requires creating a login
  • Last updated: 2006

 

  • Online presentation  by Andrew Pleasant, PhD.
  • "Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action"
  • Presentation length 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Presentation date: May 9, 2007

Public Health Literacy II http://ophp.umdnj.edu/apreso/ophp/phss/phss070606.htm

  • Online presentation  by Andrew Pleasant, PhD.
  • "Advancing Health Literacy: A Framework for Understanding and Action" (part 2)
  • Presentation length 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Presentation date: June 6, 2007

 

Public Health Seminar Series "Communication Issues for Public Health Professionals" http://ophp.umdnj.edu/apreso/ophp/phss/phss071022.htm
  • Online presentation  by Andrew Pleasant, PhD.
  • Public Health Seminar Series "Communication Issues for Public Health Professionals"
  • Presentation length 1 hour 15 minutes (audio only may not work)
  • Presentation date: October 22, 2007

 

Public Health Seminar Series "The Digital World and Public Health" http://ophp.umdnj.edu/apreso/ophp/phss/phss071120.htm
  • Online presentation  by Andrew Pleasant, PhD.
  • Public Health Seminar Series "The Digital World and Public Health"
  • Presentation length 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Presentation date: November 20, 2007

 

Health Literacy Curricula: A Collection http://www.advancinghealthliteracy.com/curricula.html
  • Created by Andrew Pleasant, PhD.
  • Topics include: Courses at Universites or Medical Schools, Professional training programs, and Adult Basic Education/ESL/ENL program courses.
  • Last updated: October 13, 2008