Health Literacy-Adult Education
Activity Title: Health Literacy: Adult Education
Release Date: July 1, 2023
Expiration Date: July 1, 2025
This activity is intended for Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker Instructors
Statement of NeedThis training provides adult educators the strategies and tools to incorporate health information into lesson plans for adult education. It includes an introduction to health literacy, research-based adult education strategies to improve communication skills and health literacy, and sample lesson plans. This information provides a guide to creating health-related lessons tailored to the needs of the targeted adult learner population.
- Use methods that promote learning and positive behavior change.
- Identify problems and resources to encourage and help clients solve problems themselves.
- Understand social determinants of health and health disparities.
This activity is State Certified for 2.0 credits for community health workers and community health workers' instructors.CHW Competencies covered
- Knowledge Base - 1.0 hour
- Teaching Skills - 0.5 hour
- Capacity-Building Skills - 0.5 hour
Teresa Wagner, DrPH, MS, CPH, RD/LD, CPPS, CHWI, DipACLM, CHWC
Assistant Professor, Department of Lifestyle Health Sciences
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, School of Health Professions
Clinical Executive for Health Literacy, SaferCare Texas
Fellow and Project Director, Texas Center for Health Disparities
All information contained within this activity is intended for educational purposes only. Physicians and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained on this site. No single reference or service can take the place of medical training, education, and experience. This website does not define a standard of care, nor is it intended to dictate an exclusive course of management. This information should not substitute for a visit or consultation with a health care provider.
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