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Health Literacy - PDC52799

What does health literacy mean? It is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make decisions about their health. If you want to find out how to recognise and identify health literacy in a range of contexts this micro-credential is for you! As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$45

DURATION

2 hours

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make decisions about their health. This online micro-credential introduces the concept of health literacy and the skills and abilities required to promote and maintain good health.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.


Standard Micro-credential Structure

Duration: 2 hours
  1. Recognise health literacy in a range of different contexts
  2. Identify health literacy to the social determinants of health
  3. Identify the population groups most at risk of low health literacy
  4. Identify those responsible for health promotion, improving health education, and empowering individuals to be more aware of healthy choices and reduce risk.

Assessment

Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.