University of Arizona College of Medicine
The "Health literacy and patient safety: Help patients understand" educational kit is the AMA Foundation's primary tool for informing physicians, health care professionals and patient advocates about health literacy. The kit includes: an instructional video, an in-depth manual for clinicians, and additional resources for education and involvement.
The kit will enable learners to:
- Define the scope of the health literacy problem
- Recognize health system barriers faced by patients with low literacy
- Implement improved methods of verbal and written communication
- Incorporate practical strategies to create a shame-free environment
This has been used in the home, medical school classes, and for faculty development. CME credit is available for this product. For more information, please visit: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/9913.html