CHL 405 - Advocacy and Health Literacy

This course will examine recommended actions to promote a health literate society and how to be an advocate to not only the patient and family but at a local, state and national level. Content areas include an exploration of verbal and written techniques, tools and interventions implemented to ensure health information is clearly communicated and promotes patient access and resources for quality care. Students will also learn key principles and strategies of how to effectively provide resources to a variety of patient populations and improve health literacy, along with different methods of evaluating literacy and its impact on health. ◊ This course emphasizes student engagement using a required service experience.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 03/17/2020