Health Literacy & Motivationa
Application of Health Literacy & Motivational Interviewing Concepts to Promote Wellness
Health literacy is not simply the ability to read health information. The National Institutes of Health defines health literacy as the ability to read, comprehend, and analyze information; decode instructions, symbols, charts, and diagrams; weigh risks and benefits; and ultimately make decisions and take action.
After the reading the following HRSA guideline https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/actpcmd/Reports/twelfthreport.pdf
Discuss how shared decision making , motivational interviewing, and best practices of models of care can improve the health literacy of a especial popualtion ( children ,elderly, veterans).