Patricia W. Martin  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Michigan Health Literacy Awareness Training Program  [emai...
The Project… <ul><li>Raise awareness of low literacy and provide resources to address issue </li></ul><ul><li>Project Part...
Our Goals <ul><li>Develop a health literacy awareness-resources training workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Provide health literac...
1. Develop a health literacy awareness / resources training workshop <ul><li>Cross-training session </li></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
2. Provide health literacy awareness / resources training to health providers <ul><li>3 clinic sessions in pediatrics and ...
Class Syllabus : <ul><li>Low Literacy : its effect on patient health and what YOU can do about it </li></ul><ul><li>Basic ...
Syllabus, continued <ul><li>Manageable Remedies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plain Language and Ask-Me-Three </li></ul></ul><ul><...
www.guides.lib.umich.edu/healthliteracy [email_address] 3. Develop MI Health Literacy Awareness Training Program Website
4. Provide a community forum <ul><li>Purpose:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to provide practical training in improving communicat...
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Patricia Martin's 'Health Literacy Forum' presentation at the Health Sciences Libraries, October 22nd, 2009.

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  • Constantly changing Depends on audience no WL component to these sessions.
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  • Michigan Health Literacy Awareness Training

    1. 1. Patricia W. Martin University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Michigan Health Literacy Awareness Training Program [email_address] This project has been funded in whole or in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. N01-LM-6-3503
    2. 2. The Project… <ul><li>Raise awareness of low literacy and provide resources to address issue </li></ul><ul><li>Project Partners: Washtenaw Literacy and the Health Sciences Libraries (HSL) </li></ul><ul><li>HSL received health disparities subcontract from NN/LM GMR (National Network of Library of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region) </li></ul>[email_address]
    3. 3. Our Goals <ul><li>Develop a health literacy awareness-resources training workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Provide health literacy awareness-resources training to health providers in underserved areas </li></ul><ul><li>Develop Michigan Health Literacy Awareness Training Program website to disseminate the toolkit, information about future health literacy projects </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a community forum for further discussion about health literacy issues and sharing of resources </li></ul>[email_address]
    4. 4. 1. Develop a health literacy awareness / resources training workshop <ul><li>Cross-training session </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Six staff from Washtenaw Literacy provided sensitivity training </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 hour session </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>18 HSL staff members </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The WL staff were introduced to MedlinePlus by one of the HSL librarians </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 hour session </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>[email_address]
    5. 5. 2. Provide health literacy awareness / resources training to health providers <ul><li>3 clinic sessions in pediatrics and family practice </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff and physicians </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content: Sensitivity training and MedlinePlus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Our lesson : the value of clinic time </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>1 session in a pharmacy class </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty invitation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>12 students, 2 hours </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sensitivity training and MedlinePlus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>3 open workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Representation from several UMHS departments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical school, Hospital pharmacist, Attending physician, Clinical instructor </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operations manager of branch health care center </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you hope to get out of the class? </li></ul></ul></ul>[email_address]
    6. 6. Class Syllabus : <ul><li>Low Literacy : its effect on patient health and what YOU can do about it </li></ul><ul><li>Basic literacy facts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NAAL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Implications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Evaluation of literacy levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Materials </li></ul></ul>[email_address]
    7. 7. Syllabus, continued <ul><li>Manageable Remedies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plain Language and Ask-Me-Three </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach-back technique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation Services for ESL patients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Resources, just a sample </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medlineplus.gov </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Healthy Roads Media </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts for Consumer Health   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning About Diabetes, colorful handouts to print in English and Spanish. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health Information Translations from The Ohio State University Medical Center, Mount Carmel Health System  and OhioHealth </li></ul></ul></ul>[email_address]
    8. 8. www.guides.lib.umich.edu/healthliteracy [email_address] 3. Develop MI Health Literacy Awareness Training Program Website
    9. 9. 4. Provide a community forum <ul><li>Purpose: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to provide practical training in improving communication with patients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audience: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local health providers </li></ul></ul>[email_address]

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