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AHRQ Health Literacy Modules Available for Continuing Education (CE) and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit new

Physicians and nurses can earn CE credits while learning about the challenges in caring for patients with low health literacy as well as strategies to improve overall patient communication and care. OptumHealth Education is issuing continuing education credit for taking the AHRQ-developed Health Literacy Knowledge Self-Assessment. No fees are charged for the two CE activities:

1. An Updated Overview of Health Literacy
https://www.optumhealtheducation.com/wellness/health-literacy-activity1
2. Improving Health Literacy by Improving Communication Skills
https://www.optumhealtheducation.com/wellness/health-literacy-activity2

Pediatricians and family physicians can earn credit for re-certification (MOC Part 2) as well as CE by taking the Health Literacy Knowledge Self-Assessment through the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, respectively.

To learn about AHRQ’s tools to address health literacy, visit Health Literacy Topics at: http://www.ahrq.gov/health-care-information/topics/topic-health-literacy.html

To find out about other free AHRQ continuing education opportunities, go to: http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/continuing-ed/index.html

Contact moreinfo@optumhealtheducation.com with questions.

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The following courses are great resources for Health Professionals, Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners.

Office of Minority Health - https://cccm.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/


CDC - http://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy/gettrainingce.html

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Health Resources and Services Administration
        - http://www.hrsa.gov/publichealth/healthliteracy/index.html