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October is Health Literacy Month

HEALTH-lITERACYThe PPMC Patient Education Committee & PPMC Cultural Diversity Committee invites all hospital staff and UPHS employees to a special brown bag lunch:

Health Literacy: Its Importance to the Healthcare Field

When: Monday, October 6, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Where: Gardner Conference Room, 1st Floor, PPMC - Wright Saunders

Featured Speaker: Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region

One Contact Hour Credit for Nurses

It is important for all healthcare staff to realize what it is like to be a patient and understand the language of healthcare from the patient’s point of view. This presentation, geared toward healthcare personnel, is a good refresher for those who attended the 2013 PPMC Cultural Diversity Committee’s Conference on Health Literacy or an excellent overview for all those who were unable to attend last year’s conference.

Nurses, physicians, residents, students, allied health professionals, and all hospital staff please join us for this informative talk!                                                                        

To learn more about health literacy month go to:

For more information about program, contact

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