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MTLE Health: Health Information Resources - Chapter Summary
This chapter provides an overview of important health information topics, touching on all the subject-pertinent topics you'll want to be comfortable with entering the MTLE Health exam, including:
- Health literacy and how it's assessed
- Health information sources
- Government agencies concerned with public health information
- How to assess marketing claims pertaining to health services
Using the timeline feature, you'll be able to hop around to the various key points of each video. And if you opt to receive the material through the provided transcript, you'll find navigation to be a similarly simple task, with important terms marked in bold throughout.
1. What Is Health Literacy? - Definition & Assessment
In this lesson you will learn about health literacy and its health implications. You will also learn why health literacy it is important and how to improve it. You will be introduced to the various tools available for measuring health literacy.
2. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability
The Internet is full of information and misinformation. This lesson will teach you how to identify the major sources of health information and determine if they are truly credible.
3. The Federal Government's Role in Public Health Information
Have you ever wondered where you can get accurate and readily-digestible information about your health, drug recalls, or the spread of the flu during winter? Well, many federal government agencies, such as the CDC, FDA and NIH, are responsible for this.
4. Evaluating Marketing Claims About Health Services
Marketing claims promise wonders for our body and health. Those claims are important when it comes to choosing a product, but they can also be very misleading. The main questions around health claims are: do they actually reflect the reality in the package and do they meet health promises?
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Other chapters within the MTLE Health: Practice & Study Guide course
- MTLE Health: Injury Prevention & Safety Strategies
- MTLE Health: Substance Use, Abuse & Dependence
- MTLE Health: Nature of Illness & Disease
- MTLE Health: Disease Prevention & Public Health
- MTLE Health: Human Sexuality
- MTLE Health: Overview of the Human Body
- MTLE Health: Human Development
- MTLE Health: Childhood Growth & Development
- MTLE Health: Adolescent Growth & Development
- MTLE Health: Adult Health & Development
- MTLE Health: Types & Sources of Nutrients
- MTLE Health: Functions of Nutrients
- MTLE Health: Principles of Nutritional Health
- MTLE Health: Nutritional Health Across the Life Span
- MTLE Health: Planning a Balanced Diet
- MTLE Health: Benefits of Physical Fitness
- MTLE Health: Emotional & Mental Health
- MTLE Health: Interpersonal Communication Skills
- MTLE Health: Conflict Resolution & Violence Prevention
- MTLE Health: Making Healthy Decisions
- MTLE Health: Health Care Systems
- MTLE Health: Media & Advertising
- MTLE Health: Reading & Comprehension Skills
- MTLE Health: Health Education Programs
- MTLE Health: Environmental Health & Pollution
- MTLE Health Flashcards