Who Should Attend?

  • Nurses, nurse educators, physicians and other health care providers
  • Health insurance professionals
  • Adult and family literacy professionals
  • Health care administrators
  • Medical librarians
  • Public health professionals
  • Social workers
  • Health care public relations/marketing professionals
  • Pharmacists/pharmacy techs
  • Oral health professionals
  • Health and social science researchers
  • Policymakers
  • Anyone else who believes that better communication means better health!

At the end of this Summit, participants will be able to:

  1. List two evidence-based practices which can be implemented to improve communication and increase engagement with patients and/or families.
  2. Explain two ways improved communications can result in better health and health care outcomes.
  3. Identify at least three reliable health literacy resources appropriate to your work.