Say it Right the First Time: Using Plain Language to Improve Communication (August 28th; 9am-12pm)
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM (PDT)
Health Education Administration is announcing an upcoming skills-building workshop.
Say It Right The First Time: Using Plain Language to Improve Communication
This 3-hour (9am-12pm) session will teach you principles and techniques needed to communicate in plain language. 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.
- 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.
- Provider approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., Provider #MEP2460 for up to 3 CHES/MCHES contact hours.
- Provider approved by the Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #01429 for up to 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. You will need to sign up for this session at least 5 days prior to the scheduled date.
If you have any questions, contact Erika Siever at email@example.com
We look forward to your participation at the morning session (9am-12pm)!
Health Education Administration