Meeting 3: Roundtable on Health Literacy

When: September 14, 2006 (11:17 AM Eastern)

Topics Public Health, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on Health Literacy
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

National Academy of Sciences Building
Lecture Room
2100 C Street, NW
Washington, DC  20418
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

September 14, 2006

Informed Consent for Populations with Low Health Literacy


Overview of Medical and Research Informed Consent

Robert Nelson, M.D. 
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Informed Consent in the Research Environment and Tools to
Assist Investigators and Low-literate Study Participants


Interventions to Improve the Informed Consent Process
James Flory, Medical Student
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Readability standards for informed-consent forms as compared with actual readability
Michael Paasche-Orlow, M.D., M.A., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine

OHRP Initiatives to address Populations with Low Health Literacy
Bernard Schwetz, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Office of Human Research Protections


Informed Consent in the Clinical Environment and Tools to
Improve the Patient-provider Encounter


Overview of the Impact of Low Health Literacy on Informed Consent
Claudette Dalton, M.D.
Council on Medical Education

Informed consent for patients (via conference call)
Rebecca Sudore, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatrics
University of California, San Francisco

Implementation of Safe Practice 10 at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Los Angeles
Irwin Koransky, M.S., CPHQ
Independent Consultant

HRSA Patient Safety Workgroup
Linda Johnston Lloyd, M.Ed.
Senior Advisor/Health Literacy Coordinator
HRSA Center for Quality

11:20-12:00 pm
Roundtable reaction to speakers


Implementing the National Health Education Standards in K-12


Introduction to the National Health Education Standards
Becky Smith, Ph.D.
Executive Director
American Association for Health Education (AAHE)

CDC Coordinated School Health Program
Jim Bogden
Director, Safe and Healthy Schools Project
National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety
Trina Anglin, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Office of Adolescent Health

Health Education Curricula Development in Delaware
Janet Ray
Education Associate, Comprehensive School Health
Delaware Department of Education

Roundtable reaction to speakers

Addressing Health Literacy through Professional Activities


AAPA’s Health Literacy Initiative
Julie Theriault, P.A. 
Past President
American Academy of Physicians Assistants

Health Literacy in Nurse Practitioner Curricula
Victoria Weill, M.S.N., C.R.N.P.
Clinical Coordinator, Lecturer
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Health literacy in Medical School Curricula
Will Harper, M.D.
Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine
University of Chicago School of Medicine

Roundtable reaction to speakers

Open session adjourns

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