Feb 28, 2024  
University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHLT 5520 - Health Literacy and Cultural Communication

This course will help students appreciate the literacy demand challenges presented in common print-based, web-based, mass media, and face to face communication during health encounters and approaches to their improvement. Introduces the broad areas of literacy and health literacy. Discusses approaches to the assessment of key health literacy skills linked to behavioral and health outcomes. Prepares students to create and evaluate print-based health education materials that are tailored for reading level and cultural awareness. Introduces frameworks suitable for literacy assessment of web-based health information and oral literacy demand of medical encounters. (3)



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