2017 Conference Agenda

Institute for Healthcare Advancement’s 16th Annual Health Literacy Conference

“Building Bridges – Promoting Health Equity and Health Literacy”

2017 Conference Schedule

PreConference

Wednesday, May 3

6 am – 9 pm

Registration

8 am – 5 pm

* Writing for Health, Health Equity, and Wellbeing: Plain Language Strategies for Health Professionals and Human Service Professionals

Jann Keenan, EdS
Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS
Institute for Healthcare Advancement – Strategic Partners in Health Literacy

* Additional fee required

8 am – 12 pm

* Implementing the “Always Use Teach-Back” Training Program

Mary Ann Abrams, MD, MPH
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

* Additional fee required

8 am – 10 am

Building Your Own Health Literacy Toolbox: A Workshop for Beginners

Margaret Richey, RN, MSN, EdD
Benedictine University
Karen Hernes, RN, MSN
Purdue University

10 am – 12 pm

Active Learning Strategies to Develop Cultural Competency Skills

Lakesha Butler, PharmD, BCPS
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

12 pm – 1:20 pm

Sponsored Luncheon Roundtables

90-minute luncheon, meal provided courtesy of sponsors.
Select one discussion table:

  • Getting Published – Health Literacy Research and Practice (HLRP) Journal
  • Health Literacy Certification
  • Legal Issues – Bring Your Challenges
  • The IHA Center for Health Literacy Solutions
  • International Health Literacy Association

1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

* Creating Health Literate and Inclusive Healthcare Environments

Stanton Hudson, MA
Ioana Staiculescu, MPH

Center for Health Policy, University of Missouri

* Additional fee required.

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Creating Fun and Interactive Learning Sessions to Promote Health Literacy

Farrah Schwartz, MA
Toronto Rehab, UHN

4 pm – 6 pm

A Community Collaborative that Addresses Older Adult Health and Childhood Obesity: A Model

Rachel Roberts, MPH, CHES
Institute for Healthcare Advancement
David DeLeon
City of La Habra, California

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Health Literacy 101: An Introduction to the Field

Michael Villaire, MSLM
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

Conference

Thursday, May 4

6 am – 5 pm

Registration

7 am – 8 am

Breakfast

8 am – 8:15 am

Welcome / Conference Overview

Michael Villaire, MSLM
Institute for Healthcare Advancement

8:15 am – 9:10 am

Opening Keynote: ‘Translanguaging’ to Bridge a Gap in Health Literacy

Maricel G. Santos, Ed.D
San Francisco State University

9:10 am – 10:30 am

Panel: Solutions That Work for Those Facing Health Disparities
  • Working with Native American Communities on Environmental Issues
    Vanessa Simonds, ScD
    Montana State University
  • Cancer, Patients, and Research
    Deborah Collyar
    Patient Advocates In Research (PAIR)
  • Opioid Use: Tools for Screening
    Eileen M. McDonald, MS
    John Hopkins Children’s Safety Centers
  • Advocacy for Newly Arrived Populations: The Healthy Nail
    Salon Collaborative
    Julia Liou, MPH
    Asian Health Access

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Networking Refreshment Break

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

SESSION A
Helping Patients Make Decisions: Insights from Research and Human-Centered Design

Geri Lynn Baumblatt, MA
Emmi Solutions
Keren Ladin, PhD, MSc
Tufts University

SESSION B
Working Effectively with Language Access Professionals: Best Practices for Primary Care Providers

Wilma Alvarado-Little, MA, MSW
AlvaradoLittle Consulting, LLC

SESSION C
Risky Business: Health Numeracy Best Practices

Tina Moore, EdD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Center for Health Literacy

SESSION D
Human-Centered Design for Health Literacy

Stacy Robison, MPH, MCHES
Sandy Hilfiker, MA
CommunicateHealth

12:15 pm – 1:50 pm

IHA Health Literacy Awards / Networking Luncheon

Plenary

2:00 pm – 2:55 pm

Panel: Bridging Research and Practice: Approaches to Uniting Two Domains
  • Michael Paasche-Orlow, MD
    Boston University
  • Cynthia Baur, PhD
    Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

2:55 pm – 3:15 pm

Networking Refreshment Break

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

Breakout Sessions (morning sessions repeat in the same rooms)

5 pm – 6 pm

International Health Literacy Association General Meeting

4:45 pm – 6 pm

Free Time / Poster Presenters’ Set Up

6 pm – 8 pm

Opening Night Reception / Poster Session / Exhibits

Conference

Friday, May 5

7 am – 3 pm

Registration

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Breakfast

9 am – 9:55 am

Science Literacy in Context

Alexa T. McCray, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

10 am – 11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

SESSION K
Talking with Your Patients About Their Substance Use

Martha Bradley, MS
Shasta Jorgensen, MPH
JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc.

SESSION L
Dementia Friendly Healthcare

Doug Seubert, CDP
Marshfield Area Purple Angels, Inc.

SESSION M
Health Literacy and End of Life Planning

Kathy Kastner
BestEndings.com

SESSION N
Putting the 10 Attributes into Practice

Hope Schwanhausser, MPH, EdS
Carolinas HealthCare System

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Networking Luncheon (Organized by interest groups)

 

1 pm – 2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions (morning sessions repeat in same rooms)

2:30 pm – 3 pm

Closing Keynote
  • Michael Villaire, MSLM
  • Rima Rudd, ScD

3 pm

Adjournment / Evaluations