Clinicians invited to attend ‘Beyond Readability Formulas: Writing Clear and Effective Patient-Centered Educational Materials’

February 13, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

All health system 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 Tuesday, March 10, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 2101 Commonwealth Blvd., Suite B, conference room 1462.

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, M.S.I., AHIP, UMHS Patient Education and Health Literacy Program lead. 

Registration is through MLearning course code: NURS-52431.

Register now and secure your spot!

Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/i/pteducation/training/index.html

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