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Free Training! An Introduction to Health Care and Health Literacy: 20 October 2022

By |September 19th, 2022|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , , |

An Introduction to Health Care and Health Literacy: Free Training for Community Workers! Health literacy describes the ability to get, understand and act on health information. Without good health literacy, it can be very hard for people to look after their health, care for family or friends, access health services and navigate our health [...]

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Choosing Wisely in Health Care

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

Choosing Wisely in Health Care. The right questions can help you get the right outcomes Thursday 3 March 2022. Featuring:     Jessica Sheppard, Choosing Wisely Lead, NPS MedicineWise Karin Calford, Consumer Representative, HCCA The Choosing Wisely in Health Care webinar explores how asking questions can help you make decisions about health care. Sometimes knowing [...]

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Drop the Jargon Day: 20 October 2021

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: Example|

Let’s Drop the Jargon…for health’s sake! What is Drop the Jargon Day? Drop the Jargon is a day for professionals in Australian health, community services and local government to use plain language. Drop the Jargon draws attention to language used  in the health and human services sector that is often not understood by their [...]

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Webinar: Organisational Health Literacy: Assess Yourself!

By |August 31st, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Free Webinar:     Organisational Health Literacy: Assess Yourself! Thursday 30 September 2021 The Canberra Health Literacy Network ran a webinar that reviewed the results of  recent research conducted by TasCOSS into aspects of digital literacy and the challenges presented by the increasing use of telehealth and digital services during COVID-19.   We also explored the [...]

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Dying to Know Day 2021 – Free Event

By |July 8th, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , |

Dying to Know Day 2021 - Free Event When:              1:15pm-3:30pm, Wednesday 18 August 2021 Where:           WebEx Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this event will now be online only. RSVP:            Eventbrite Join the Health Care Consumers Association to mark Dying to Know Day 2021 at a free forum to discuss, plan and improve your [...]

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Community Worker Health Literacy Training

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , |

A Community Worker's Guide to Health Literacy and Health Care Date:              10:30am-12:30pm, Thursday 8 July 2021 Venue:           Online by Zoom RSVP:            Eventbrite The Health Care Consumers’ Association invites you to join us at a free workshop to learn about health literacy and how to support your client in the health system. This workshop will [...]

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