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Health Literacy & Communication Training Series

Health literacy refers to how well people can find, understand, and use information to make appropriate health decisions. Using meaningful communication can help improve health literacy when communicating important health information. The Health Literacy & Communication Training Series is a collection of CDC webinars to help people learn and understand frameworks of health literacy, and other important aspects of clear communication.

Numeracy: Health Literacy & Clear Communication for Numbers and Statistics

Numeracy: Health Literacy & Clear Communication for Numbers and Statistics

Learn the meaning and principles of numeracy and how to apply them within the framework of health literacy and plain language.

Speaker: Patrick B. Harris, MPA
Duration: 47:37

“Brace for Impact.” Health Literacy Training Webinar

Brace for Impact. Health Literacy Training Webinar

Learn how to utilize and apply important principles and techniques to make your health communication materials more impactful.

Speaker: C. Kay Smith, MEd
Duration: 46:48

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Timeless Tips for Effective Presentations

Timeless Tips or Effective Presentations

Learn the principles of effective oral communications, how to prepare a basic PowerPoint presentation and the effective use of visual aids.

Speaker: Crystal Bruce
Duration: 40:10

How To Write A Clear and Effective Fact Sheet Training Webinar

How To Write A Clear and Effective Fact Sheet Training Webinar

Learn how to prepare to write a fact sheet, apply ten effective writing techniques to a fact sheet and use three testing tools to verify the fact sheet is clear.

Speaker: Traci Augustosky
Duration: 58:08

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