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Staying Healthy For Beginners (Student Workbook) Adult

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Staying Healthy for Beginners is a great way to build adult learner skills and to introduce conversations around personal health. This is a beautiful booklet that students can easily read and use to gain knowledge about taking care of their health and and confidence to interact with the healthcare system.

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Stay Healthy Learner Center

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  • Parent awareness health literacy resource that provides important oral health care information for parents of young children
  • National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research

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HEALTH UNIT: SECTION 1 BEGINNER READING PASSAGE …

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  • Health Professionals Pre-Reading Discussion: Think about your health care experiences now, as an adult, and also when you were a child
  • Practice reading these questions aloud
  • You may answer the questions orally
  • Now (As an adult) Then (As a child) 1
  • Who do you go to for health care? 1
  • Who did you go to for health care? 2.

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Health Literacy Adult Education And Literacy U.S

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Staying Healthy for Beginners is a curriculum that seeks to enhance students' understanding of health information, while at the same time improving their English language and literacy skills. The resource is a beginner’s addition to the original Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health

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Research Based Health Literacy Materials And Instruction

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These health literacy materials meet both the need of adults to enhance their literacy skills as well as their need to navigate the health care system and begin to achieve better health care for themselves and their families. These materials integrate literacy skills and practice with pertinent health information.

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Improving Your Health

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  • SECTION 5: IMPROVING YOUR HEALTH – NUTRITION READING PASSAGE
  • Improving Your Health - Nutrition: Section 5
  • Preventive health care means more than getting regular checkups by a doctor and a dentist
  • It also means making good decisions about your health

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Women's Health: A Special Addition To Staying Healthy: An

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Women's Health: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy - An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living is a special addition to Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living. The resource provides a broad overview of various women’s health topics such as women’s health reproduction, pregnancy, and early childcare, and emphasizes certain

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E Health And M Health : Health Literacy, Technology And

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Health literacy and Technology and Learning Colleagues, Mobile technology has entered the world of healthcare over the past few years, and it appears likely that the mobile technology trend in health care will continue to accelerate.

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Project SHINE ESL Health Units Adult Education And

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  • Communication with health care providers and information on specific conditions are covered
  • The lessons incorporate reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar practice
  • The curriculum is sound and appears to be based on the work that has come before, not only in adult learning, but also in the field of health literacy.

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Guest Discussion: ESL As Mechanism For Advancing Health

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We are interested in the social dimensions of health literacy as defined by (a) adult literacy learners’ prior and increasing engagement in everyday literacy practices associated with health care tasks (e.g., reading nutrition labels); and (b) the range of pedagogical approaches (e.g., whole-group, pair-work, project-based teams) used to

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Research Based Health Literacy Materials And Instruction

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These health literacy materials meet both the need of adults to enhance their literacy skills as well as their need to navigate the health care system and begin to achieve better health care for themselves and their families. These materials integrate literacy skills and practice with pertinent health information.

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Health Literacy Separate From Education Level

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A physician at my health system is leading a Patient Experience team and is focusing efforts on health literacy. She has asked me if education level can be separated out from overall health literacy of a patient, and is there data or research available that speaks to the relationship between an individual's education level and their level of health literacy.

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Assistant Secretary For Health, HHS, Says Health Literacy

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Health literacy colleagues,Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health at the Department of Health and Human Services, at a February 6 Health Affairs briefing said that health literacy is the essential backbone of informed patient engagement. You can read an article about what he said, with links to …

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The Four Domains Of Health Literacy LINCS Community

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Civic literacy is an understanding of our place in society, and our rights and responsibilities within that society. I would include the ability and confidence to take advantage of these rights, and to fulfill these responsibilities.(This comes into play when interacting with the health care system and its many intimidating people and demands!)

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Talking About Pain ESL Complete Lesson Package Adult

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  • The resource consists of four lesson plans, from basic literacy through Canadian ELSA Levels 4-5, on the subject of talking about pain
  • The lesson plans are based on currently recognized effective practices in adult ESL education
  • Each opens with a set of clear, actionable objectives (e.g., students will be able to state the location of pain on their body) and includes communicative activities


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Wednesday Question: Healthcare Reform LINCS Community

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  • Hi Everyone,I heard an interview recently with Dr
  • Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl, two of the founders of Partners In Heatlh (PIH) PIH is an organization that has been improving health in the poorest communities around the world for the past 25 years
  • They have a very wholistic view of what healthcare means, and their principles support much of what we talk about in health literacy.When asked

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Intersection Of Digital Literacy And Health Literacy

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It may be that using smart phones to access health records, information and better contact with health care providers will give incentives to low-literate adults to engage in learning technology. Also, as David and Winston said, these technologies need to be developed with the involvement of low-literate adults AND health literacy professionals.

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October Is Health Literacy Month: Are We Halfway To

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  • Virginia Adult ESOL Health Literacy Toolkit is a website with resources for a range of adults, beginning with the NRS EFL ESL 1 through 6
  • Topics include finding health care, paying for health care, using health clinics, talking with your doctor, understanding medications
  • Some information is Virginia specific.

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Improving Health Literacy In The U.S. LINCS Community

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Clearly this implies plain language and good oral communication for health practitioners and suppliers at all levels of the health care system, and as Dr, Carmona suggests, regard for what a patient says or asks, active listening skills on the part of health care professionals.

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What Is ESOL Health Literacy, And Why Do I Need To Know

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  • Update what is taught about health and health care, especially at the lowest levels
  • Start at the lowest EOSL levels
  • Become familiar with local affordable care resources and share information with learners
  • Seek out or develop ESOL teaching materials that can convey complex messages on health and health care in simple ways for lowest level

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Expecting The Best Adult Education And Literacy U.S

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  • Expecting the Best is a health and wellness curriculum for English as a Second Language (ESL) students designed to improve health literacy, functional literacy, and enhance English communication skills
  • The 14 lessons teach a variety of functional skills, mainly focusing on health care and nutrition, and are also linked to CASAS objectives
  • The project addresses common literacy concerns that

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Coping With Stress: A Special Addition To Staying Healthy

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Coping with Stress: A Special Addition to Staying Healthy – An English Learner's Guide to Health Care and Healthy is an excellent resource for teachers to use in the ABE or ESOL classroom. The resource provides content that will resonate with adult students allowing them to use their lived experience as text to improve language and literacy skills.

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Home Health Aides: More Than Just A Job

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Hi Michael, I agree that this population and career path are worth exploring and supporting for many reasons. I'm sure you've seen this book: Project Care: Health Care Case Studies, Multimedia, and Projects for Practicing English.It's by Steve Quann and Diana Satin, who have both been in the adult education world for many years.

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Health Literacy: What Are The Unique Challenges In

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Definitely a beneficial program and I hope it provides thousands of benefits to the people, especially in health care programs. Through the help of different health literacy program experts are able to spread the awareness of health and other health related facilities to the people.

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Support For Families Of Children With Special Healthcare

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  • Hi Everyone, We have talked about how hard it is for adult basic education students to access healthcare and more recently, to access and use health insurance that they may have just recently gotten for the first time
  • You can imagine the extra burden for those who have children or other family members with special healthcare needs
  • Family Voices is an organization that provides …

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Now Hiring: Director Of Health Literacy In Austin, TX

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Health Literacy Forward, a program of the Literacy Coalition, partners with hospitals, clinics and social service agencies to provide high quality, fee for service interventions in the healthcare setting to improve effective health communication and health literacy.

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Health Careers: A Guide To Finding Entry Level Jobs In

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  • The United States Department of Labor projects that health care will continue to experience tremendous job growth over the next decade
  • This growth provides an opportunity for adult learners to enter into a stable career with opportunities for advancement
  • Many of these high-demand jobs require less than two years of professional training.

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Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

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Registration closes on Tuesday, March 26 at Midnight, CST for the 2013 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit: Changing Systems, Changing Lives on April 9-10, 2013 in Madison, Wis. This event will address system-level barriers to improving health literacy, with the goal of addressing health care system goals, such as improving quality and patient satisfaction outcomes.

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Digital Health Literacy Resources LINCS Community

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Hello, I am working on developing an online Digital Health Literacy course for low-income adults in Richmond, CA. The curriculum seeks to enable learners to use the internet to find and use health information related their personal physical and mental health, navigating the healthcare system, and supporting the health of their families and communities.

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Digital Health Literacy LINCS Community Adult

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Hi David: Another industry watcher, PriceWaterhouseCooper, had a similar publication, looking at the trends for 2016. On page 3 of Top Health Industry Issues for 2016 is a one-page article titled: "Care in the palm of your hand." An interesting graphic points out that the percentage of consumers with at least one medical, health, or fitness app on their mobile devices went from 16% in 2013 to

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Staying Healthy: A Resource LINCS Community Adult

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Hi, all . The rich discussion on the Health CoP about collaborations between ESL programs and health care providers prompted me to go the LINCS resource portal to see what has been added recently around the topic of health care instruction for English learners.

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Health Literacy: Project Based Learning

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  • Health Literacy: Project-Based Learning Field Trip to a Hospital or Health Care Facility Health literacy curricula often culminate with a presentation of project-based activities
  • Such activities provide students with concrete, meaningful experiences that promote learning
  • They help students acquire and act upon new health knowledge and share that

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Health Literacy Resource For ESL LINCS Community Adult

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  • The Florida Literacy Coalition has also developed an award-winning health literacy curriculum
  • All the student workbooks and teacher's guides are available for free download
  • Titles include Staying Healthy; Staying Healthy for Beginners; Women's Health; Coping with Stress; and Health Careers: A Guide to Finding Entry-Level Jobs in Health Care.

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Teaching English For Health LINCS Community Adult

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Teaching English for Health provides the tools necessary to teach English for Health with adults who have low literacy and limited English proficiency. Using English language instruction contextualized to health literacy content and practice opportunities, the model helps participants navigate their local health care system and become informed

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Messaging About Participating In New Health Insurance

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  • The newly formed Georgia Alliance for Health Literacy seeks to promote awareness and informed decision-making about new health insurance opportunities for people who currently lack health insurance
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) enables those opportunities
  • We're seeking public campaign materials for increasing awareness of, or for motivating participation in, ACA insurance exchanges.

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First Health Literacy Project In Austria LINCS Community

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  • Good morning,Today I want to tell you something about my Health Literacy Project in Austria.It is the first one for this land (except the multiplier training of the FGZ)
  • I get the chance to show this land why healthy literacy is important and how you can improve your own knowledge.It is a small project, but it is the first step for me and all of us
  • If it is successful - I am sure some other

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Using Pictures In Health Education, January 8 12, 2007

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  • The two examples you attached of emotional messaging for public health issues are terrific
  • If public health agencies and organizations had the mass amounts of money that junk food companies do we could flood the market with strategic marketing messages
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH); brain, eye, mental health, etc

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Research Based Health Literacy Materials And Instruction Guide

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Research-based Health Literacy Materials and Instruction Guide Beginning ABE and ESL Levels Section 10 - Filling Out Medical and Family History Forms An overview of the information often requested on medical, dental, and family history forms; includes practice reading and filling in forms using individual and family medical histories.

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Queens Library Health Literacy Curriculum For ESOL

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  • Written for a library-based class to improve English language skills in the context of learning about health, this can be used in ESOL classes as well
  • There are beginning and intermediate curricula, each containing 20 units with lesson plans, worksheets and mp3s
  • These are suitable for varying levels and a variety of learning types
  • The lessons are participatory and use a variety of teaching

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Health Insurance For Immigrants LINCS Community Adult

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Health care is huge for all people at all ages, and I think an important takeaway from the post on NY is that immigrants - whether documented or not - should check into …

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ELLs And The Culture Of Healthcare In The US LINCS

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I see that there is a nice discussion going on about the role of culture in the ESOL classroom! We have been having a discussion on the health literacy list about health literacy in ESOL intruction. In that context, we have been talking about a different kind of cultural situation: that of the US health care system, and how that meshes (or doesn't!) with the culture of healthcare from a person

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The Emergence Of Health Literacy As A Public Policy

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This article is a valuable resource for adult educators to build collaborations with health care providers and public health agencies to enhance health literacy in the general population. It could also serve as a useful tool to help rationalize adult education programs’ bids to secure these partnerships, and possibly co-funding opportunities

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Health Literacy Leadership Institute LINCS Community

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  • 2013 Health Literacy Leadership Institute
  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston Campus
  • This one-week intensive program prepares participants to: ** Identify health literacy as an organizational/systems problem that includes the skills of health care professionals and consumers.

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Health Insurance Marketplace: Help Spread The Word LINCS

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Having health nsurance and being connected to the health care system is more than signing up for insurance, but that is a big first step. And we can help our students to make that step while at the same time learning an practicing the same literacy and language skills that we are teaching anyway!

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Health Careers: A Guide To Finding Entry Level Jobs In

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The Florida Literacy Coalition Health Careers Guide is a targeted resource for adult learners interested in exploring the wide range of career opportunities in health care. Written in plain language, the guide is suitable for learners at a 5th grade reading level or higher as well as for English language learners at an intermediate level or higher.

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Numeracy, Lessons On Health Insurance, And The Affordable

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Colleagues,Many in our field think we need to teach adult learners about the Affordable Care Act, how it works, and where they can get good information for making decisions about their family health insurance. It has occurred to me that there are opportunities in teaching about health care insurance for teaching reading comprehension, numeracy problem solving and financial literacy as …

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Panel Discussion: Communication Between Patients And

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  • This panel included an adult learner, 2 physicians who are well-versed in health literacy issues, and a health educator
  • The panelists and list members discussed the challenges of communicating with health care providers for adults with lower literacy skills, and the strategies to make this communication more effective.

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