Health Literacy Training


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

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

*19 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

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

Attendees will earn 4 Continuing Education Credits or 4 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Institute for Healthcare Advancement. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Loma Linda University School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with ACCME essentials and standards. The Loma Linda University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education relies on its CME faculty to provide program content that is free of commercial bias. Therefore, in accordance with the ACCME standards, any faculty and/or provider industry relationships will be disclosed and resolved.

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.