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Health Literacy

January 1, 2037

Archived Training

Training Description
 This video includes an overview of health literacy (definition, types, statistics), a discussion of health literacy as a public health issue and issue among African Americans, and strategies to address health literacy among African Americans.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this video, participants will be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive definition of health literacy
  • Explain why health literacy is a public health issue
  • Describe barriers to health literacy among African Americans
  • Discuss strategies to address health literacy in African American populations