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Baltimore MD 21201-1512
Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Clear Health Communication
This free, 90-minute workshop covers the basics of health literacy, provides a hands-on opportunity to put difficult medical jargon into plain language, and introduces tools that can assist you in creating easy-to-read materials.
This workshop is open to UMB faculty, staff, and students periodically during each semester. Register here.
Advancing Pharmacy Health Literacy Practices Through Quality Improvement
A set of modules to help pharmacy faculty integrate health literacy and health literacy quality improvement into courses, experiential education, and projects for PharmD students and pharmacy residents. The curricular modules can be used for lectures, seminars, laboratory classes, and experiential education.
Health Literacy Training (CDC)
The CDC offers three online health literacy courses for health professionals. The site also provides some additional training resources.
NIH Plain Language: Getting Started or Brushing Up
This self-guided online training consists of five sections and a checklist you can print. In each section, you will find a number of cards you can flip through to learn about using plain language in your work. When you are done with the final section, you can print a certificate of completion.