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Health Literacy Training and Education

Online Health Literacy Trainings

You can find many opportunities online to learn more about effective patient communication, plain language and other health literacy issues.

Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals Online Training
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The purpose of this training is to educate public health professionals about limited health literacy and their role in addressing it in a public health context.

This web-based course takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. You can earn a variety of continuing education credits.

Unified Health Communication (UHC): Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Limited English Proficiency

This free, online, go-at-your-own-pace training has helped more than 4,000 healthcare professionals and students improve patient-provider communication. The five module course will take about 5 hours to complete. You can earn continuing education credits.


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