Free Live Webinar

Join a free, live webinar to learn about the importance of health literacy and how you can practice clear health communication to benefit your patients and community.

Health Literacy and its Implications for Effective Patient Care

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm CST

Effective health communication is imperative for improving health outcomes in patients and community members. Join in the webinar to learn about the implications of health literacy and a few best practices for improving communication with your patients or program participants, including teach-back.  In this session you will learn:

  • About health literacy and how it impacts health
  • Best practices for improving your communication with patients or program participants
  • How to use the teach-back method for confirming understanding

To join the webinar, please RSVP by emailing healthliteracy@uams.edu.

Continuing education credits available.


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These knowledge based activities will provide pharmacists up to 1.0 contact hours or 0.1 CEU. CE credit information, based on verification of live attendance and completion of the program evaluation, will be provided to NABP within 60 days after the activity completion.  

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours.  Nursing contact hours will be awarded for successful completion of program components based upon documented attendance and completion of evaluation materials.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

PACE approved CE course.