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Health Literacy Month Symposium

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Health and Wellness Center

847 Easton Road

VIA Auditorium

Warrington, PA 18976

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Join The Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition in celebrating Health Literacy Month!


October is Health Literacy Month! Please join us as we celebrate organizations, providers, community members, and advocates who work to find the right words and improve health communication in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

The Doylestown Hospital Health Literacy Committee will host the 2019 Health Literacy Month Symposium.

Featuring:

  • Keynote presentation on unconscious bias in health care by Dr. Bernard Lopez, MD, MS, CPE, the Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion and the Associate Dean of Diversity and Community Engagement at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and Jefferson Medical College respectively

  • Panel Discussion from members of the Pennsylvania Health Literacy Coalition

  • Principles of Motivational Interviewing training session lead by Dr. Rickie Brawer, PhD, MPH, MCHES, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Co-Director of the Center for Urban Health in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals respectively


RN participants who successfully complete this activity will be awarded the maximum of 6.00 contact hours from Doylestown Hospital.

Accreditation: Doylestown Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees. Parking is free and available to all.

The PA Health Literacy Coalition, an initiative of the Health Care Improvement Foundation, is funded by the Centers for Disease Control’s Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Please contact Karen Ross at KRoss@dh.org if you have any questions.

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847 Easton Road

VIA Auditorium

Warrington, PA 18976

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