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Defining health literacy and its importance for effective communication

Defining health literacy and its importance for effective communication

Defining health literacy and its importance for effective communication

Veronica Lambert and Deborah Keogh
Veronica Lambert and Deborah Keogh
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

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Launch date: 26 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 27 Aug 2018

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Description

This learning module explores the concept of health literacy, an often hidden barrier to effective healthcare communication. The authors define the components of health literacy, as well as describing the extent and implications of limited health literacy for parents/caregivers and their children. The module also identifies the link between poor health literacy and health outcomes and outlines a framework for adolescent health literacy.

Objectives

After completing this module you should be able to:
1. Define what is meant by health literacy.

2. Outline the key components of health literacy.

3. Describe the extent of limited health literacy.

4. Evaluate the potential impact of limited health literacy on health outcomes.
Veronica Lambert and Deborah Keogh

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Veronica Lambert and Deborah Keogh
on behalf of Royal College of Nursing

Veronica Lambert, Lecturer, School of nursing and human sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland.
Deborah Keogh, At the time of writing, fourth-year undergraduate nursing student, Dublin City University, Ireland.

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  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
  • 1.00 Hours

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