health literacy

black and white photo of two fluffy kittens sitting and looking at the camera
Mammals of other lands / Charles J. Cornish [and others] (1917)
112th chat, Tuesday September 4 2018: health literacy
6 pm Pacific / 7 pm Mountain / 8 pm Central / 9 pm Eastern

moderated by @akaur0
Wakelet (compilation of tweets) (pdf) by @violetbfox

suggested resources:

discussion questions:

  • Q1. How would you define “health literacy”? How does promoting #healthliteracy fit into your library’s goals or into your own professional goals? #critlib
  • Q2. Health Literacy Month is in October, so Sept is a great time to ask if your library engages in #healthliteracy initiatives. If yes, what does your library do? If not, what would you like it to do? #critlib
  • Q3. Health literacy is important for the general public as well as for health science professionals. How can libraries encourage critical thinking & #healthliteracy skills in interactions between patients and healthcare providers? #medlibs #critlib
  • Q4. Where do you see an overlap between #healthliteracy and #critlib? #medlibs