Health Literacy and System Navigation
Formerly: part of HLTH 322
Health literacy, the capacity to understand and use health related knowledge, has implications for people`s ability to make healthy decisions and play an active role in managing their own health. This course examines ways to improve literacy and communication to enhance self-care including e-health literacy and the increasing use of the internet in access to health information. The importance of health system navigation in the integration of primary and community care will be explored.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HLTH 360, HLTH 322.