Module 5: Strategies to Influence Client Outcomes
In this section, the student will:
- Describe the benefits and limitation of readability tests for written health materials
- Use a readability test to evaluate health education material
- Apply health literacy and plain language principles to write or edit a health education handout
- Using Readability Formulas: A Cautionary Not; from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
- Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective; from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
- Tests Document Readability: Readability Calculator; from Online-Utility.org
- The Readability Test Tool; from WebpageFX
- Quick Guide to Health Literacy; from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
- “Top 10” Principles for Plain Language; from the National Archives.