Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Patient-Centered Educational Materials

April 8, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All health system clinicians are invited to participate in the Patient Education Center’s class “Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials”.  The class will take place on Tuesday, 04/26/2016 between 3-5 pm.

Over-reliance on readability formulas and readability scores is a common mistake healthcare professionals make when writing materials for patients. This class will focus on proven principles and guidelines of writing in plain language.  Through the use of real life examples, participants will learn to recognize elements that hinder understanding, and what language, layout, formatting and design methodologies aid learners with all levels of health literacy comprehend and retain information about their health.

Instructor: Ruti Volk, MSI, AHIP, UMHS Patient Education Librarian.  Registration is through MLearning course code: NURS-52431.

Space is limited. Please register early to secure your spot.

2.0 Non-approve nursing CE’s will be provided.   

Instructions of finding the class in MLearning

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In the Search Box type: NURS-52431 and Click on Search Learning Catalog

Website: https://trainingportal.med.umich.edu/Saba/Web/Main

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