Health Literacy Conference 2015

Conference objectives

  • 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
  • Identify common barriers to low literacy patients in actively obtaining health care

Presentations include:



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