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News Highlights from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region

Oct

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 18th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Read the MAReport: For Health Literacy Month, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda writes about “Expanding Health Literacy Knowledge” to improve communication between patients and healthcare professionals. National Network of Libraries of Medicine News Request for Information (RFI): The National… Read More »

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Expanding Health Literacy Knowledge

Posted by on October 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Health literacy is a complex concept. As professionals and health care consumers, it is equally important to develop or improve both your communication and health literacy skills. To do this we must first understand what health literacy is. One of the current definitions of health literacy as defined in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care… Read More »

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Oct

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 11th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight National Health Observances: Looking for tools and materials to promote Health Literacy Month? Check out the NNLM Community Engagement Network’s National Health Observances page for premade slides, handouts, social media blurbs, and kits that support health programming throughout the year. You… Read More »

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