4th Annual Health Literacy in Action Conference

The HLiA conference, co-sponsored by IHA and the Horowitz Center, showcases practice and policy ideas to advance health literacy and health equity.

The 2021 conference will be held virtually.

Who Should Attend

Public health and healthcare practitioners; health communication, education, and literacy practitioners; health information creators and distributors; social services providers; and community, consumer, and patient advocates.


Costs

Early Bird (8/18-10/4) Regular (10/5-10/15) Student
$69 $99 $25

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before Sept. 31, 2021, are entitled to a full refund. Cancellations received between Oct. 1 and Oct. 13 are entitled to a refund, minus a $10 processing fee. No-shows are liable for full tuition.

Have questions or issues? Contact us at info@HLActionConf.com.

Agenda (Eastern Time)
Thursday, October 14
10:45 AM - 10:50 AM
10:45 AM - 10:50 AM
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
1:30 PM - 2:10 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
This session will cover tips for designing digital health products that are accessible.
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday, October 15
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Speakers/Cont. Ed

CONTINUING EDUCATION

We are offering up to 11.25 Continuing Education (CE) Credits!

  • Earn 11.25 CE Credits for watching BOTH Live and Recorded Session.
  • Earn 8.25 CE Credits for watching ONLY Live Sessions.

CEs are available in the following categories:

  • CHES/MCHES (Category 1 Continuing Education Contact Hours) from NCHEC, Provider #101864
  • California Nurses CEs from The California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933
  • CPH Recertification Credits from National Board of Public Health Examiners'

*If you miss out on some live sessions, no worries! All sessions will be recorded and made available within 24 hours to help you get caught up and earn all available CE credits. 

Please note, the amount of credits you receive depends on the sessions you view and the type of credit you are seeking. If you are seeking credits for another accrediting organization we can send you a Certificate of Attendance and you may submit this certificate to your own credentialing board (dietitians, nursing, pharmacy, etc.) to see if you can obtain transferable CEUs from your board.

To Receive Continuing Education

At the conclusion of the conference you will need to complete the Overall Conference Evaluation and CEU Request Form. You must self-attest to the sessions you attended and submit a completed evaluation form in order to receive credits. You will then receive your certificate via email within 2 weeks. Once you have your certificate, see the instructions below from your accreditation provider for what to do next:

California Board of Registered Nursing- Keep the certificate for 4 years, in case you are audited by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Certified Public Health Professionals- You must self-report your time on the CPH Recertification and Reporting System portal.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES/MCHES)- Credits are reported to NCHEC quarterly; therefore, credits from this conference will be reported Jan. 15, 2022.

Accreditation

Certified Health Education Specialists- CHES/MCHES Sponsored by (Institute for Healthcare Advancement), a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc, this activity is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 8.25. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#: 101864

California Nursing: Institute for Healthcare Advancement is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 11933, for up to 8.25 contact hours.

Overall Objectives

  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to identify at least one health literacy solution that can be used in their work.
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to review patient/client education program(s) to determine if health literacy solutions would be appropriate.
  • As a result of attending this conference, attendees will be able to demonstrate the importance of using health literacy practices to the meet needs of my organization and/or target population.

All speakers, moderators, and planners have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program/presentation.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding continuing education credits, please reach out to Eskarlethe Juarez at ejuarez@iha4health.org.