Filling gaps in knowledge: educating nurses to provide appropriate patient materials.

@article{Cannon2009FillingGI,
  title={Filling gaps in knowledge: educating nurses to provide appropriate patient materials.},
  author={Sharon B. Cannon and Caroll Boswell},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={148-9}
}
Assessing and addressing health literacy is a key issue in providing quality patient education. Often, nurses do not know how to do this. Continuing nursing education provides a venue for filling this gap in knowledge, contributing to better and safer patient care.