Aug 11, 2020  
2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HE 761 - Health Literacy


Health literacy—or the ability to obtain, process and act on health information–is an essential patient safety and public health issue. This course provides key concepts and skills for students in health related fields to identify patients with health literacy risks; to provide clear health and medical information in oral and written formats; and to assess and modify health care delivery systems and environments to enhance patient access and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisites: HE 760; or BW 701, BW 703, and BW 704; or HE 750; or PB 751; or PS 701; or HP 730; or permission of instructor)

Credits: 3