Knowledge of health literacy vital for role of patient education manager

March 2010
Patient Education Management;Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p25
Academic Journal
Health literacy is not only a key issue in health care for patients, it also is an important focus of patient education. The manager or coordinator of patient education needs to be knowledgeable on the topic and often takes a lead role in developing educational strategies, policies, and staff development in this area. In the March issue of Patient Education Management, we explore how health literacy impacts the tasks that are a part of the job description of the patient education manager/coordinator.


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