HLTH 360

Health Literacy and System Navigation

Units: 1.5

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.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of HLTH 360, HLTH 322.

Undergraduate course in Health offered by the School of Public Health and Social Policy in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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