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He’s kidding, right?. Just read this. Health Literacy. A Potent Case for Plain Language. So, what’s the problem?. 70 million American adults may lack the needed literacy skills to effectively use the U.S. health system. AHRQ…. ….only 12% of Americans are capable

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He’s kidding, right?

Just read this.

Health Literacy

A Potent Case for Plain Language


So, what’s the problem?

70 million American adults may lack the needed literacy skills to effectively use the U.S. health system

AHRQ….

….only 12% of Americans

are capable

of using the information

needed

to make appropriate

health decisions.

NALS level 1 - 2

NALS level 3 - 5

Estimated from 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey

Total US Population (2002)


Health Literacy. The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.

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Plain Language


It’s not what you say….. It’s what she understands and believes


Would you show me a teaspoon please? It’s what she understands and believes


5ccs It’s what she understands and believes

Which is a teaspoon?

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5ccs It’s what she understands and believes

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Font size is a no brainer. It’s what she understands and believes

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149 words

in one sentence


University of Hawai’i at Manoa Outreach College International Bridge Program (BRIDGE)

Medical Consent Form

( ) I, , DO NOT CONSENT to or authorize any medical doctor or dentist and others working under their supervision to treat me for any injury or illness.

I therefore agree to assume the risk of any injury or damage from the lack of any medical care or treatment and further agree to release and discharge and hold harmless the State of Hawaii, it’s employees and agents from and against any liability and claim or demand arising out or in connection with said failure to provide any medical care or treatment.


Take one tablet by mouth four times a day. International Bridge Program (BRIDGE)

What’s a day? 24hr... 12hr?

With meals? and the fourth meal?.

If you take the first tablet at 7:00 am, when should you take the next one?

What about the last one of the day; when should you take that one?


Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Cards: International Bridge Program (BRIDGE)

Which One Should You Pick?


AARP The Magazine Rx Worksheet International Bridge Program (BRIDGE)

  • Use the chart below to compare your drug costs from card to card. Before you begin, verify that the cards you’re considering are valid in your state. If you need more room, make copies of the blank worksheet.

  • If you receive drugs through a state Medicaid program, you are not eligible for a Medicare-approved drug discount card.

  • If you have drug coverage through Medigap

  • Card companies are allowed to change their drug list and discount price weekly.


? International Bridge Program (BRIDGE)



90 million Evl!!!!!!Americans would have trouble with this.