May 08, 2021  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HE 761 - Health Literacy (cross-listed as CO 711)


Health literacy—or the ability to obtain, process and act on health information–is an essential patient safety and public health issue. This course provides key concepts and skills for students in health related fields to identify patients with health literacy risks; to provide clear health and medical information in oral and written formats; and to assess and modify health care delivery systems and environments to enhance patient access and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisites: CO 700 or HE 760; or BW 701, BW 703, and BW 704; or HE 750; or PB 751; or PS 701; or HP 730; or permission of instructor)

Credits: 3