Presentation Title

Health Information Literacy: Arming Healthcare Professionals with Critical Skills

Location

Room 1002

Type of Presentation

Workshop (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

This workshop will describe how faculty librarians at Miami Dade College’s Medical Center Campus incorporated instruction on health information literacy into the curriculum. Literacy levels in the United States will be examined as well as how this crisis affects a person’s health status and the healthcare system. Participants will learn how to assess the reading level and content of a health information brochure.

Keywords

Information literacy, Health information literacy

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 21st, 10:00 AM Sep 21st, 11:30 AM

Health Information Literacy: Arming Healthcare Professionals with Critical Skills

Room 1002

See presentation description.