Sample Presentations

CLG members can provide the following presentations and training programs as well as programs customized for your organization.

Sample topics include:

The Mismatch between Individuals’ Health Literacy and the Demands of Health Care Organizations

  • Health care system challenges for patients and consumers, even for the highly educated
  • Special needs of consumers who have limited reading skills or who come from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds
  • How organizations can implement health literacy strategies to better reach all patients

Materials Design

  • Learn how text, design, and visuals can help you reach your intended audience.
  • Understand and identify what makes materials reader-friendly.

Cross-cultural Communication

  • Increase awareness of cultural differences that affect the delivery of quality health care and information.
  • Learn what to consider when translating and interpreting across languages and cultures.

Audience Research

  • Learn how to get valuable consumer and patient input and feedback to shape your materials for improved understanding and usability.

Beyond Print

  • Look beyond the written word and learn ways to increase the involvement of consumers, patients, and customers in their health and healthcare.
  • Learn how to connect with individuals who don’t read at all.

Program Planning and Evaluation

  • Assess your current programs and develop new initiatives that meet the cultural and literacy needs of your patients, clients, and communities.
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