Learn to write clear and effective patient education materials

April 4, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All Michigan Medicine clinicians are invited to participate in the class “Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials.” The class will take place on Wednesday, April 25 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at 2101 Commonwealth Suite 2, Room 1462

An over-reliance on readability formulas and readability scores is a common mistake health care 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, patient education and health literacy program lead.

Register now through MLearning and secure your spot! The MLearning course code is NURS-52431.

To find the class in MLearning, click here. On the left sidebar click on Search. In the search box type: NURS-52431 and click on Search Learning Catalog.