What Is Health Literacy? - Definition & Assessment


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What is The Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine?

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1. Which one of these suggestions is NOT an idea for improving health literacy?

2. Which of the following is NOT true about health literacy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the topics you'll be assessed on when you take this quiz/worksheet on health literacy include the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine, as well as ways that health literacy might be improved.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine
  • Suggestions for improving health literacy
  • True/False statements on health literacy

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related health literacy lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information regarding measuring, understanding and combating health literacy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding limited health literacy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about improving health literacy

Additional Learning

To learn more about accessing basic health information, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Health Literacy? - Definition & Assessment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define health literacy
  • Relate the importance of health literacy
  • Identify and explain two of the most frequently used tools to measure health literacy