Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to define health literacy, identify people and/or populations at risk for low health literacy, describe several consequences of low health literacy, and list several strategies for employing plain language.
STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins is pleased to bring you a free webinar series designed to increase your knowledge regarding Sexual Health Assessment!
Routine HIV screening is a key access point for linkage to care. Despite CDC guidelines recommending that all persons aged 13 to 64 receive an annual HIV screening, the majority do not, and many who do get tested receive no follow-up. Appropriately-timed interventions for people who have received an HIV diagnosis reduce the risks of […]
The Maryland Department of Health through the Infectious Diseases Prevention and Health Services Bureau in collaboration with the John Hopkins University Division of Infectious Disease is organizing a provider training program on hepatitis C diagnosis and treatment. This provider training program is part of the Maryland Community-based Program to Test and Cure Hepatitis C. There are two […]
This webinar will introduce organizational strategies to improve communication; involve teamwork training initiatives and the adoption of structured culturally tailored communication tools; how to implement the process, checklists, and team briefing processes. Patient safety and high quality culturally appropriate care should be the goals for all healthcare professionals. Equitable patient-provider communication is an essential component […]
PrEP continues to be underused by people who could benefit from it, especially those affected by health disparities. Of the 1.2 million people in the U.S. who can benefit from taking PrEP, only about 23% have used PrEP. Data on PrEP coverage shows that racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities, youth, and women access PrEP at even […]