The Office of Health Communications and Health Disparities


Your Resource Guide to Health LiteracyYour Resource Guide to Health Literacy
[PDF 1.16MB]

This guide is meant to assist those interested in health literacy understand how it spacempacts healthcare, health outcomes, patient safety and, ultimately, the public’s health.

Your Resource Guide to Patient NavigationYour Resource Guide to Patient Navigation
[PDF 1.81MB]

Whether you are considering starting up a patient navigation program at your institution or you are in the midst of implementing your program, there are materials in this guide that you can use to adopt or refine best practices in your program.

A Practical Guide to Informed Consent

This publication focuses on ways to improve full informed consent — both the process and the written forms — as it is employed in everyday (i.e., NOT research) patient care settings.

Tobacco Awareness

Tobacco Use in the African-American Community
[PDF 1.8MB]

This resource guide on tobacco awareness was designed specifically for leaders in African-American churches and community groups who are interested in supporting tobacco prevention and cessation.  Members of a health ministry or community outreach group should use this guide to learn about the impact of tobacco use on the African-American community and to identify other resources that can be used to educate members of the congregation and the community.

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