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NURS 858: Health Promotion and Clinical Prevention: Home

This guide can help you:

  • find a definition of health literacy
  • assess patient's health literacy
  • relevant databases and other sources to find health information
  • how to evaluate health related websites



Yes: 9 votes (69.23%)
No: 4 votes (30.77%)
Total Votes: 13


This guide is for students in Dr. Anastacia Keenan's  HEALTH PROMOTION and CLINICAL PREVENTION course.

Public Health &Health Literacy

"Health Literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions and services needed to prevent or treat illness."

(from HRSA )


Here's a Quick Guide to Health Literacy - A Fact Sheet from

What is Public Health - an informative portal from CDC.


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