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Health Literacy Awareness Training


Royal Papworth Hospital Library Service

1st floor, meeting room 15

9:00am - 12:00pm

This one day Health Literacy Awareness Training course will give you a useful introduction to the concept of health literacy and an understanding of how poor health literacy can impact the lives of patients.

Participants will:
Have increased understanding of what health literacy is
Have increased awareness of the impact of low health literacy on individuals
Understand what low health literacy looks and feels like
Be familiar with tools and techniques that they can use 

This course is accredited by the Community Health and Learning Foundation 
3 CPD points awarded by Faculty of Public Health
This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Acute Pain Management Service, Admin, Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Alert team, Anaesthesia, Anaesthesia, Intensive care, Cardiac Electrophysiology (EP), Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Cath lab, CCA Teaching team, Chest Medical Unit, Critical Care, Education, Haematology, blood transfusion and biochemistry, Histopathology and respiratory cytopathology, Immunology , Infection Prevention Control, Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) service, Interstitial Lung Disease Service, Interventional Cardiology, Lung Defence Clinic, Microbiology, Non-invasive diagnostics, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, ODP, Pathology , Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Unit (PVDU), Radiology, Research & Development, Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory Physiology, Respiratory Support and Sleep Center (RSSC), Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC), Social Work, Speech & Language Therapy, Supportive & Palliative Care Team, TCCU, Theatres, Thoracic Medicine, Thoracic Oncology, Thoracic Surgery.This skills session is restricted to the following jobs:
The following job roles in the group Additional Clinical Services:
ACS Associate Practitioner
ACS Counsellor
ACS Health Care Assistant
ACS Health/Education Advisor
ACS Occupational Therapy Assistant
ACS Physician Assistant
ACS Physiotherapy Assistant
ACS Play Specialist
ACS Pre-reg Pharmacist
ACS Rehabilition Assistant
ACS Support Worker (Health)
ACS Trainee Practitioner
Additional Clinical Services (General)
Admin and Clerical
Allied Health Professionals
Estates and Ancillary
The following job roles in the group Healthcare Scientists:
H SCI Biomedical Scientist
H SCI Clinical Biochemist
H SCI Clinical Scientist
H SCI Technician
H SCI Therapist
Healthcare Scientists (General)
The following job roles in the group Medical and Dental:
M&D Consultant
M&D CT1/CT2 Core Training/ IMT1 to IMT3 Internal Medical Trainee
M&D Dentist
M&D F1 & F2 Doctor
M&D General Practitioner
M&D Locum Doctor
M&D Military Doctor
M&D ST1 & ST2 Specialist Training
M&D ST3 to ST8 Specialist Training
M&D Trust Grade/Speciality Doctor
Medical and Dental (General)
Nursing and Midwifery
The following job roles in the group Professional, Scientific and Technical:
APST Chaplain
APST Clinical Psychologist
APST Laboratory Technician
APST Lecturer/Teacher
APST Pharmacist
APST Psychotherapist
APST Social Worker
APST Youth Worker
Professional, Scientific and Technical (General)
The following job roles in the group Student:
Student (General)
Student, AHP
Student, Medical
Student, Midwifery
Student, Military
Student, Nursing
Student, Physician Associate
Student, Radiography
Student, Scientific & Technical