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March 27, 2015

FLORIDA HEALTH LITERACY SUMMIT

More than 90 million people in the United States have a hard time
understanding and using health information.

Join us for the 2015 Florida Health Literacy Summit.  This one-day event will provide a forum for educators, health professionals, and other interested stakeholders to engage in a dialog and share information and resources on how to effectively serve adults and families with low health literacy.
 
Topics covered will include:

  • Health Literacy:  Challenges and Solutions
  • Learning to Use the CDC Clear Communications Index
  • Health Literacy from a Nurses Perspective
  • Culturally Adapting Health Interventions for Latinos
  • The Florida Health Literacy Initiative
  • Improving Patient Care and Communications:  A Hospital Perspective
  • Health Literacy and the Affordable Care Act

Registration Fee:
$30 (includes lunch)

To submit payment by mail, please download the registration form here.

Deadline: March 20, 2015

SPACE IS LIMITED - REGISTER TODAY!

Location:
Nemours Children's Hospital Orlando
13535 Nemours Parkway • Orlando, FL 32827

Date & Time:
March 27, 2015 •
9:30am - 3:00pm

Keynote:

Health Literacy as a Framework for Transformation

Cynthia Baur, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control,
Senior Advisor, Health Literacy

Read Cynthia's Bio.



Sponsors
This event is made possible through the generous support of
 

Health Literacy Summit Partners

The Parent Academy of St. Lucie

Health Planning Council of NE Florida

AmeriCorps* VISTA

Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education
and Training Center

Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Central Florida Black Nurses Association

 

Suwannee River Area Health
Education Center, Inc.

Florida Department of Health – Okaloosa County

Florida Hospital, Tampa

USF School of Information

Florida Department of Health – Osceola County



SUMMIT STEERING COMMITTEE

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Young at youngj@floridaliteracy.org
or by calling 407-246-7110, ext 209
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Ambassadors

The Florida Literacy Coalition thanks the Florida
Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education
for making this site possible.
 

.Florida Literacy Coalition
..235 Maitland Ave. S #102

Maitland, FL 32751
..Phone: (407)-246-7110
..Fax: (407)-246 - 7104

Florida Literacy Hotline
(800) - 237 - 5113