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Learning Objectives and Supported Competencies

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn to recognize several authoritative, health-related web sites commonly used for general health information for the public;
  • Find health-related materials written in various languages;
  • Be introduced to different formats for presenting current, authoritative health information;
  • Be able to evaluate aspects of a quality health web site; and
  • Be introduced to web sites that discuss literacy and cultural competency issues.

Supported Competencies

This section helps health educators fulfill one of the ten essential services of public health: to inform, educate, and empower people about health issues. In addition, the resources explored in this section help public health workers meet the following two core competencies within the communication domain:

  • Effectively presents accurate demographic, statistical, programmatic, and scientific information for professional and lay audiences; and
  • Leads and participates in groups to address specific issues.

 

 

 

 

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