Online Training: Unified Health Communication 101: Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Limited English Proficiency

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Online Training: Unified Health Communication 101: Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Limited English Proficiency

Description

Unified Health Communication 101: Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency, and Limited English Proficiency is a free online training course that will help providers:

  • Improve patient communication skills
  • Increase awareness and knowledge of the three main factors that affect communication with patients: health literacy, cultural competency, and low English proficiency
  • Implement patient-centered communication practices that demonstrate cultural competency and appropriately address patients with limited health literacy and low English proficiency

Free registration is required.

Developer:

Health Resources and Services Administration

Funding Sources:

Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: June 2008
Last Updated: 02/02/11

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