Great Lakes Health Literacy Conference 2020:

Implications for Health Literacy During Times of Crisis


Conference Materials

Health Literacy in Support of Social Justice – Removing Barriers to Information, Care, and Services

  • Participants will be able to define four key components of health literacy.
  • Participants will be able to identify at least 3 literacy related barriers to accessible information.
  • Participants will be able to identify at least 3 literacy related barriers to health care and services.
  • Participants will be able to describe at least 4 mechanisms for improving health literacy. 

10:00a.m.

Opening Session

Contributing 

Provider Resources

Dr. Rima E. Rudd

Senior Lecturer on Health Literacy, Education, and Policy
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Cynthia Baur

Director of the Horowitz Center for Health Literacy

University of Maryland

School of Public Health 

Optional 1 hour session to follow:






Silver

Agenda

9:00a.m.

Karen Komondor,  BSN RN

​Director Organizational Development and Health Literacy Institute

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio

​President, Ohio Health Literacy Partners

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Conference 2019

Health Literacy and Emergency Preparedness: Implications for Organizations

  • Participants will be able to describe steps for planning emergent staff and patient communication
  • Participants will be able to identify implications for movement to tele-health
  • Participants will be able to discuss effects of crisis interventions on mental health

Continuing education credits provided for:

​Nursing, Social Work, and CHES.

​Also Dentists and Registered Dental Hygienists licensed in the State of OH.

8:55a.m.              Welcome

Effective Risk Communication as the Antidote to Covid-19  Misinformation

  • ​​List at least 3 principles of effective risk communication
  • State 2 examples of COVID-19 misinformation 
  • Describe at least 2 ways health literacy practitioners can address misinformation 

Building Health Literacy in Ohio: The Inaugural

Ohio Health Literacy Partners Conference


Friday, October 4, 2019​
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m
Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805



11:00a.m.

12:00p.m.                 Break

Karen Komondor

President, Ohio Health Literacy Partners

12:15p.m.               "Forming a statewide health literacy coalition: Lessons Learned from OHLP"
​                                                  Facilitated by: Dr. Sandra Cornett, OHLP Secretary

Conference Sponsor

ConferenceSponsors

8:30a.m.               Sign-on/Registration begins

In partnership with

Organization Resources

Friday, October 9, 2020

9a.m. - 12 noon

Virtual Conference


Optional 1 hour session to follow:

​"Forming a statewide health literacy coalition:

Lessons Learned from OHLP"
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