Health Literacy: Getting the Most Out of Healthcare

Saturday March 16, 2019

Additional Dates:


423 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

Phone: 505-848-1376
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

The Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: (505)848-1376
Website: Click to Visit

Learn to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions and be in charge of your own healthcare.

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Are you communicating effectively with your doctor? Do you understand the instructions your doctor gives you? Health literacy is the degree to which individual have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. If you have a hard time understanding medical terms or instructions, you are not alone, 46% of people have problems with health literacy. There are many steps we can take to educate ourselves and communicate more effectively with our healthcare providers.