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Say it Right the First Time: Using Plain Language to Address Health Literacy (November 27th; 9am-12pm)

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health - Health Education Administration

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM (PST)

Los Angeles, CA

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Say It Right The First Time:  Using Plain Language to Address Health Literacy

 

This 3-hour (9am-12pm) session will teach you principles and techniques needed to address health literacy. The training will help you organize your ideas, choose appropriate words, and format your materials so that everyone can easily understand.

 

Who Should Attend?

Health professionals and paraprofessionals, student professional workers, interns and volunteers who develop, translate or present print materials or publications for community members.   This training is also excellent for individuals interested in using plain language to improve their oral or written forms of communication in the workplace. 

Priority registration will be given to Los Angeles County Department of Public Health(LACDPH) employees. 

 

Training Objectives:

  • By the end of this presentation, you’ll be able to:

1.      Describe the impact of low health literacy on the public’s health.

2.      Define plain language.

3.      List the three principles of plain language.

4.      Apply the three principles of plain language.  

Continuing Education:

  •  Provider approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., Provider #MEP2460 for 3 CHES/MCHES contact hours.
  • Provider approved by the Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #01429 for 3 continuing education units.

**Non-County Department of Public Health nursing employees that are interested in receiving the 3 CEU's offered at the abovementioned event, please make a $30 check payable to the Nurse Recognition Fund and bring it to the Plain Language training.  


Note:   County staff is encouraged to secure their supervisor's approval prior to attending educational events. 

 

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If you have any questions, contact Erika Siever at esiever@ph.lacounty.gov 

We look forward to your participation at the morning session (9am-12pm)!

Best,

Health Education Administration

 

Have questions about Say it Right the First Time: Using Plain Language to Address Health Literacy (November 27th; 9am-12pm)? Contact Los Angeles County Department of Public Health - Health Education Administration

When & Where


Superior Court Building
600 S. Commonwealth Ave.
9th Floor, Room 907A
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM (PST)


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