Academic Seminars

Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy in Your Organization – FREE Webinar Wednesday December 13 at 10AM (sponsored by the NNLM SCR)
December 1, 2017
 

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region housed at the Gibson D. Lewis Library would like to invite you to join us for the next session of our monthly webinar series.

This monthly 1 hour series will focus on topics of interest to clinicians, researchers, faculty, and information professionals.

For the December session, guest speakers Christopher Trudeau, Associate Professor, and Alison Caballero, Director of Programs and Services, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Center for Health Literacy will present How to Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy Throughout Your Organization on Wednesday, December 13 at 10am CT. Details on joining the meeting are available at the event link below. No registration is required, and the session is free to any interested parties.

Description: Have you been having trouble advocating for or implementing health-literacy initiatives in your organization? You are not alone. The good news it that by integrating health literacy, you can both better protect your organization and improve patient engagement and outcomes. Win-wins are rare in life, but you can create these with health literacy. This webinar will introduce the health policies and regulations that support integrating health literacy into health systems, and it will provide actionable tips for helping you do so in your organization.

Learning objectives: By the end of the session, health sciences librarians and other advocates for clear health communication will be able to:

-Explain the health policy & regulatory case for integrating health literacy within a health system.
-Understand how integrating health literacy can help to reduce organizational risk while improving engagement and outcomes.
-Articulate at least three actionable steps to take to help further integrate health literacy in your organization.