Presentations and Training Materials
The Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership has developed a variety of training and presentations materials to help educate individuals and health care professionals about the importance of health literacy. These materials are free and available for your use.
Presentation and Training Tips
This Word document includes tips for presenting to adult learners.
Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership: An Overview
This PowerPoint presentation, which includes slides as well as speaker notes, is designed to help educate individuals and organizations about the Minnesota Health Literacy Partnership. It can be used on its own or as part of Health Literacy 101.
- Teach-back program
HeLP MN Seniors
HeLP MN Seniors is a new health literacy program to empower and educate older adults. Read more
Health Literacy 101: Focusing on Clear Health Communications
This program is designed to help educate health professionals about health literacy and includes everything you need: presentation, activities, pre- and post-tests and more.
This PowerPoint presentation includes slides, as well as speaker notes.
This Word document includes slides, as well as speaker notes.
Presentation Options Guide
This Word document presents options for how to deliver the presentation in 30, 60, 90 or 120 minutes.
These Word documents provide instructions for the various interactive activities included in the Health Literacy 101 presentation.
Describes the five optional activities.
Activity 1 - What is it like?
Experience and discuss what it is like to struggle with reading information.
Activity 2 - Understanding the Problem
View and discuss video of real patients and the doctors who try to help them.
Activity 3 - Practice using "Living Room" language
Convert medical terms into plain language and discuss the experience.
Activity 4 - Practice Situations
Practice and using "living room" language, Ask Me 3 and the teach-back method and discuss the experience.
Activity 5 - Personal Action Plan
Work on next steps and how to bring information learned back to your organization or community.