This session will review techniques for clear and effective communication, verbal and written communication with those from other cultures, writing and selecting easy-to-read health materials, and assessment tools to use to ensure that clients understand the therapy services provided and have the skills needed to access, understand, and use health information.
Course created on April 25, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to define health literacy.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize health literacy concepts including relevant statistics.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify appropriate assessment tools to evaluate health literacy levels.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize factors that influence health literacy.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe techniques the practitioner can use to facilitate health literacy in his/her practice.
|0-5 Minutes||Definitions Related to Health Literacy|
|5-15 Minutes||Therapy's Role|
|15-25 Minutes||Effective Communication with Diverse Populations|
|25-35 Minutes||Language Assistance|
|35-40 Minutes||Readability Tools|
|40-50 Minutes||Assessing Health Literacy|
|50-55 Minutes||Effective Communication|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Kathleen D. Weissberg
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP OTR/L
Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, in her 25 years of practice, has worked in adult rehabilitation, primarily in long-term care as a clinician, manager, researcher, and most recently as Education Director with Select Rehabilitation where she oversees continued competency and education for close to 12,000 therapists. In her role, she conducts audits and provides denials management and quality improvement planning training for more than 700 LTC sites nationwide. She also conducts compliance, ethics, and jurisprudence training to therapists. Kathleen has authored several publications that focus on patient wellness, fall prevention, dementia management, therapy documentation, and coding/billing compliance.
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