Level 2: Advanced Health Literacy (Pueblo)

Level 2: Advanced Health Literacy (Pueblo)

Date(s) - 10/10/2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Pueblo Community College


Advanced Health Literacy:Making Health Information More Accessible 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) is recommended but not required. If you have a question regarding the prerequisite, please send an email to erin.martinez@ucdenver.edu.

This workshop will be held in partnership with the Patient Navigator/Community Health Worker/Promotor de Salud Alliance and will feature a meeting over lunch to learn about exciting community initiatives. Agenda to be announced. Please note, if you would like to attend the Alliance meeting ONLY, either in person or online, that registration will be held separately. For more on the Alliance, click here