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- Raise awareness of the scope and health consequences of low health literacy, including health disparities
- Using "Teach-Back" and “Plain Language” as strategies to improve patient education and instruction
Death by Illiteracy: A Challenge for Health Reform
Kavita Patel, M.D., M.S., The Brookings Institution and Tuple Health
I Know My Number, But What Does It Mean?
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Health Literacy: Evidence-based Best Practices Update
Cliff Coleman, M.D., MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
ACES, Trauma Informed Care and the Role of Health Literacy
Maggie Bennington-Davis, M.D., Health Share of Oregon
Plain Language: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Joan Winchester, M.Ed., MAXIMUS Center for Health Literacy
Fighting Poverty: Communication Styles for Inclusion
Donna Beegle, Ed.D., President, Communication Across Barriers
Childhood Disease, Disparities and Health Literacy
Lee Sanders, M.D., MPH, Stanford University
How to explain health insurance to the newly insured
Amy DeMarco, MPA, Institute for Healthcare Advancement
Brief Motivational Interviewing for Patient-Centered Care
Chris Farentinos, M.D., MPH, Legacy Health
Challenges at the Crossroads of Culture and Health Literacy
James Mason, Ph.D., Providence Health and Services
Intergenerational Communication Preferences
Georgianna Sergakis, Ph.D. and Jill Clutter, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Legacy Health is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Legacy Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Full faculty disclosure will be provided at the conference. CME is provided for all professions.
Introduction to health literacy—watch before you attend
Before the conference, we recommend that you watch the engaging 23 minute American Medical Association Foundation video Health Literacy and Patient Safety: Help Patients to Understand. Watch here