Health Literacy Training

Health Literacy training:
Advanced Health Communication for Writers (3 Day Course)
Always Use "Teach-Back" Training Program (1/2 Day Course)

Details

The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is proud to offer training in a city near you. We offer a 3-day class and a 1/2 day class. The following classes are offered in the cities and dates below.

Special Discount - $100 Off

For Groups of 4 or more from the same organization who register at the same time, IGA is offering $100 off of each regular rate registration.  Does not apply to the non-profit rate.

For the discount to work, please select Standard registration type and enter your group members. All of you must select the same session at the same location.
 

Philadelphia, PA - September 11, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport

  • Advanced Health Communication for Writers - A 3-Day Master Class for Creating Effective Materials - September 11 to 13, 8 AM to 5 PM.
  • Always Use "Teach-Back" Training Program - September 11, 8 AM to 12 PM.

 

Chicago, IL - September 25, 2017
Springhill Suites – Chicago O’Hare (8101 Higgins Road, Chicago 60631)

  • Advanced Health Communication for Writers - A 3-Day Master Class for Creating Effective Materials - September 25 to 27, 8 AM to 5 PM.

 

Denver, CO - October 23, 2017
Holiday Inn and Suites Denver

  • Advanced Health Communication for Writers - A 3-Day Master Class for Creating Effective Materials - October 23 to 25, 8 AM to 5 PM.
  • Always Use "Teach-Back" Training Program - October 23, 8 AM to 12 PM.

 

Class Information


*Advanced Health Communication for Writers
A 3-Day Master Class for Creating Effective Materials

Philadelphia, PA - September 11, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport

Chicago, IL - September 25, 2017
SpringHill Suites

Denver, CO - October 23, 207
Holiday Inn and Suites Denver

Taught by Jann Keenan EdS and Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS

This comprehensive course on health communication will touch on core principles, then dive into advanced concepts of creating and producing easy to read health materials. You’ll get hands on experience in print and digital media, integrating plain language strategies with organizational goals and user needs. You will have the opportunity to apply learned concepts to your own projects in order to design cross-cultural, multi-media solutions that achieve results.

Standard Rate: $1,499
Special Rate**: $999

*Up to 23 Continuing Education Credits in Category I entry level CHES and advanced MCHES Approved Provider by NCHEC.
** Special Rate applies to Government, Non-Profits and Academia/Students

About the Instructors

These award-winning instructors have each been in the field of health literacy, plain language, and cross-cultural communication for over 25 years. Based on years of firsthand experience in editing and developing reader-friendly print, digital, and multi-media materials, they will be sharing insights not often found in any books or guides.

 

 


 

 

Always Use “Teach-Back” Training Program

½ Day Class

Philadelphia, PA - September 11, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport


Denver, CO - October 23, 2017
Holiday Inn and Suites Denver


Taught by Mary Ann Abrams, MD, MPH

How can I get everyone to use teach-back in my healthcare setting? Why don’t patients do what we ask of them? There’s just not enough time… This interactive workshop will use the Always Teach-Back Toolkit as a foundation to strategize on making teach-back and “always event”.

Price: $149

Up to 4 Continuing Education Credits in Category I entry level CHES and advanced MCHES Approved Provider by NCHEC.

About the Instructor

Mary Ann Abrams, MD, MPH, is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She led Iowa Health System’s (now UnityPoint Health) health literacy quality initiative and development of Health Literacy Iowa. Her focus is on implementing and sustaining health literacy-related interventions in real-world clinical settings, including a reader-friendly consent for surgery, health literacy tools, training, and resources; and partnering with patients and adult learners.


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