Consulting - Health Literacy Consulting

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The Centre for Literacy has been a pioneer and leader in health literacy research and action since 1995.

Examples of health literacy work by The Centre include:

  • Action research with the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) on patients with literacy challenges, and contribution to MUHC Guidelines on Patient Education
  • Health literacy curriculum module for university nursing students
  • Training model for health care providers
  • Learning institutes on health literacy, including the 2008 Calgary Institute on Health Literacy Curriculum
  • Writing and evaluation of patient navigation kits about breast and prostate cancer
  • Participation in national and international panels on health literacy policy
  • Collaboration on the Calgary Charter on Principles for Health Literacy Curriculum

Services in Health Literacy
The Centre offers research, professional development, curriculum and consulting for health care providers and for community organizations.
Examples:

  • Literature reviews for proposal and project development
  • Customized health literacy training
  • Health literacy audits for organizations and institutions to identify needs at a system level
  • Focus group design to pilot test health materials, pre- and post-development
  • Curriculum development

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