Level 2: Advanced Health Literacy: Making Health Information More Accessible

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Date(s) – 05/16/2017
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Community First Foundation


This 1-day training is designed for patient navigators who are interested in practicing strategies to modify their written and verbal communication in order to increase patient understanding of health information. The day will be highly interactive and activity-based. Prior participation in the Patient Navigator Fundamentals Course is preferred.

Course Learning Objectives are:

  • Identify a variety of health education materials that are appropriate for your patients/clients.
  • Modify your verbal communication (e.g. word choice, explanations) to increase patient/client understanding of health-related information.
  • Use appropriate strategies to checking for understanding in order make sure that the patients/clients that you work understand important health information.

Prerequisite: Patient Navigator Basic Fundamentals Workshop (Level 1). If you have a question regarding the prerequisite, please send an email describing your health literacy course experience to patricia.valverde@ucdenver.edu and include the name and date of the course.

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