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Nurse Practitioner’s Perception and Knowledge of Health Literacy
A small proportion of U.S. adults are proficient enough in health literacy to understand and use health information effectively. Providers may lack knowledge of basic health literacy facts, consequences associated with low ...
Knowledge of Antibiotic Use: The Role of Patient Education in College Students
Aim: To evaluate college students’ knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about antibiotic use for simple viral infections.|Background: Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. College aged students are at an increased risk ...
Development and Evaluation of a Community-Based Educational Program on Palliative Care Services
Palliative care can be an important addition to the interprofessional team for patients who need assistance with symptom management and advanced care planning. Research has shown that palliative care referrals increase ...
Addressing Varying Levels of Health Literacy Among Age 65 and Older Type 2 Diabetic Patients in a Rural Primary Care Setting: A Quality Improvement Project
Research has shown the relationship between health literacy and chronic disease outcomes have been empirically linked to the patient's health needs, their understanding of information and the presentation of health materials ...