Health Literacy: Getting the Most Out of Your Healthcare

Friday March 15, 2019

Additional Dates:


5700 Bogart St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
US

Phone: 897-8816

Cost:

FREE

Ages:

ALL-AGES!

Contact:

The Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: (505)897-8816
Website: Click to Visit

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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. Be in charge of your own healthcare.