Training of Trainers Module 1: Introduction to Health Literacy

Training of Trainers Module 1: Introduction to Health Literacy

March 2016
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, JSI
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Trainers will increase their understanding of populations affected by limited health literacy, indicators that an individual may be experiencing limited health literacy, and the use of the universal precautions approach to health literacy.

Module Goal

Trainers will increase their understanding of populations affected by limited health literacy, indicators that an individual may be experiencing limited health literacy, and the use of the universal precautions approach to health literacy.

Module Objectives

By the end of the training, trainers will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of health literacy.
  • Discuss at least 3 ways in which limited health literacy results in poorer health outcomes.
  • List at least 5 indicators that a patient may have limited health literacy.
  • Define the universal precautions approach to health literacy.

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