Continuing Education Credits

Providers can earn free Continuing Education Credits through the following training programs.
 

Unified Health Communication (UHC): Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency and Limited English Proficiency‚Ä®

Unified Health Communication (UHC): Addressing Health Literacy, Cultural Competency and Limited English Proficiency is free, online, go-at-your-own-pace training that has helped more than 4,000 health care professionals and students improve patient-provider communication.
 
Take the course any time, night or day, to improve your ability to communicate with patients and overcome barriers that can keep patients from taking their medications according to your instructions, going to the emergency room when they would be better served in primary care or otherwise preventing them from getting the full benefit of the quality care you provide.
 

Health Literacy

To help public health professionals respond to the problem of limited health literacy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have launched a free "Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals Online Training" program. The purpose of this training is to educate public health professionals about limited health literacy and their role in addressing it in a public health context.
 
This is a web-based course and can be accessed 24/7 by any computer with Internet access. It takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete. Trainees can earn a variety of continuing education credits.
 

Recognizing and Managing Low Health Literacy in Primary Care

The Med Learning Group has put together a case-based live activity that covers issues health care providers face in addressing low health literacy among their patient population. This is designed for any physician or health care practitioner that works with patients. You can earn 1.0 CME or 1.0 contact hour for continuing nursing education.