Health literacy: patient-centered communication is still the answer
This article and learning activity looks at what health literacy means for nursing and finds that patient-centred communication is still the answer. It looks at core ideas in health literacy, and how it can be understood as an interactive and responsive process between consumers and providers of healthcare services.
Reading these articles and undertaking the learning activity is each equivalent to 60 minutes of professional development.
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