Health Literacy - Why Does It Matter and How Can I address It?
Share this program:
September 12, 2017
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Problems with health literacy can affect patients’ access to physical therapy, participation in treatment, follow through after leaving the treatment session, and health outcomes. As the world of health care becomes more complex, persons with low health literacy are even more vulnerable. What groups of patients are likely to have low health literacy? What are the standardized methods for assessing it? What things can therapists do to be effective with patients who have difficulties in this area?Expand summary
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
Click on jurisdiction for specific details:
- Alabama Chapter, APTA
- APTA of Maryland
- Arizona PTA
- Indiana Chapter, APTA
- MN BPT
- Montana Chapter, APTA
- Ohio PTA
- South Carolina PTA
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.