Health Literacy – PediaCast CME 020

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Join us as Dr Mike moderates an important discussion for Health Literacy Month. What exactly is health literacy? How is it tied to adherence, compliance, quality, safety, satisfaction and outcomes? And in what specific ways can YOU make a difference in the lives of patients and families everywhere. It’s an episode of PediaCast you don’t want to miss!

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  2. Read this Continuing Medical Education Information Sheet in its entirety.
  3. Listen to the podcast.
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  6. If you achieve a passing score, we will email your Certificate of Participation immediately.
  7. Please print and keep a copy of the certificate for your records.

 

TOPICS
Health Literacy
Plain Language

PRESENTERS

Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Mary Ann Abrams
Ambulatory Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Jamie Mollett
Research Admin and Parent
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Alex Rakowsky
Ambulatory Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Janet Berry
Vice President, Peri-Operative Services
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Daryl McLeod
Pediatric Urology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Patricia Fine Rosenstein
Ambulatory Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Plain Language Landing Site (CDC)
Plain Language Thesaurus (CDC)
Plain Language Medical Dictionary (U of M)
NC Program on Health Literacy (UNC Chapel Hill)
Pediatric Patient Handouts (AAP)
Helping Hands (NCH)
Ask Me 3 (NPSF)
Questions are the Answer (AHRQ)
KidsHealth (Nemours)
Patient Care and Health Info (Mayo Clinic)
MedlinePlus (USNLM)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to medical education and faculty development in pediatric primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists and other healthcare professionals involved in medical education and other academic activities should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define health literacy & describe the association between low health literacy & poor health outcomes.
  2. Discuss the attributes of a health literate health care organization.
  3. Recognize and respond to the need for health literacy-based strategies at the individual and organizational level to ensure high-quality, patient-centered care.
  4. Identify examples of health literacy-based strategies with the potential to enhance adherence, quality, and outcomes.

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
September 28, 2016

EXPIRATION DATE
September 28, 2019

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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