Health literacy and palliative care : workshop summary

"The Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy convened a 1-day public workshop to explore the relationship between palliative care and health literacy, and the importance of health literate communication in providing high-quality delivery of palliative care. Health Literacy and Palli...

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Main Author: Alper, Joe
Corporate Authors: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Roundtable on Health Literacy, Health Literacy and Palliative Care (Workshop) (2015, Washington, D.C.)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC the National Academies Press 2016, [2016]©2016
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-105)
  • palliative care's transformational procedure
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Professional training
  • Integrated care teams
  • Health literacy in palliative care programs
  • Reflections on the workshop
  • References
  • Appendix A: Workshop agenda
  • Appendix B: Biographical sketches of workshop speakers and moderators