Creating Health Forms That People Can Understand: Strategies for Clearly Explaining Legal Requirements and Addressing Organizational Barriers
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMWed
Christopher Trudeau, JD
Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS
Plain Language and Cross-Cultural Communications Consultant
Jann Keenan, Ed.S.
Health Communications Expert and Instructional Designer
Are the health forms at your organization clear and understandable? Chances are, they aren’t as clear as your patient education material. Yet we know that people struggle to understand forms, applications, and all sorts of legal documents. Spend the day with three of our experts and learn many tips and tricks that you can use to improve the forms in your organization.
By the end of the workshop, you will be learn to:
- understand the fundamentals of creating clear, effective health documents and forms,
- navigate the legal rules that govern how courts interpret legal documents, and
- develop strategies to better advance health literacy initiatives in your organization.