Addressing health literacy through clear health communication: a training program for internal medicine residents.

@article{Green2014AddressingHL,
  title={Addressing health literacy through clear health communication: a training program for internal medicine residents.},
  author={Jamie A. Green and Alda Maria R Gonzaga and Elan D. Cohen and Carla L. Spagnoletti},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2014},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={76-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop, pilot, and test the effectiveness of a clear health communication curriculum to improve resident knowledge, attitudes, and skills regarding health literacy. METHODS Thirty-one internal medicine residents participated in a small group curriculum that included didactic teaching, practice with a standardized patient, and individualized feedback on videotaped encounters with real patients. Outcomes were assessed using a pre-post survey and a communication skills checklist… CONTINUE READING