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Introduction to Health Literacy

Introduction to Health Literacy webinar is the first in a series of two webinars to be developed under the project Person Centred Care (PCC), funded by the National Diabetes Service Scheme.

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The aim of the PCC project is to develop and sustain Person Centred and Health Literate practices in every aspect of the work of a CDE. The objective of the PCC project is to produce and implement evidence-informed, accessible resources and programs to enable CDEs to integrate person-centred care and health literacy into their everyday practice and to monitor and review the impact of these changes. For further information, please visit the project webpage.

Objectives

This webinar is designed for CDEs, health practitioners and policy/program officers involved in providing direct patient care or developing resources for people with diabetes. The webinar aims to:

Presenter

Ambreen Mirza, Project Officer (Clinical Specialist), Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH), Victoria

Ambreen joined CEH in December 2014. She has a Bachelor and Master degree in Psychology and has worked in community mental health for more than 12 years with a special focus on psychological trauma. Ambreen has a strong background in human rights and its application both in Australia and internationally. For the last four years, she has worked directly with migrant and refugee communities in Melbourne delivering services to facilitate settlement and increase community participation. Ambreen is an experienced trainer and has developed and delivered numerous training modules for the community and service providers on a range of issues, including leadership, health literacy, cultural competence in counselling, and family violence.

About the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health

CEH assists health, government and community organisations to provide a high quality of service to clients from migrant and refugee backgrounds. CEH achieves this through:

CPD point

Completion of this webinar allows you to claim 1 CPD point under Category 1 – Clinical Practice for your next credentialling application.

Registration

To register, please visit the ADEA Learning Management System. Please note that this is a separate system from the ADEA membership system.

Through this platform, you will take total control of your webinar activities and stay on top of all updates:

Register now! Contact vy.le@adea.com.au if you need any assistance with this registration.