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Health Literacy Teaching Award

8 Steps for Developing a Health Literacy Competency-Based Curriculum

Health Literacy Competency-Based Curriculum

The Health Literacy Competency-Based Curriculum for Health Professionals is both a curriculum and a curriculum planning tool for health professions faculty. Faculty can follow the steps to:

  • Teach health literacy competencies identified by the Council on Linkages in the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals.
  • Identify health literacy competencies, develop learning objectives, select evaluation procedures, and use recommended teaching tools.  
  • Create their own health literacy competency-based curriculum.

Each step listed includes recommended resources and/or teaching tools

Step 1: Select the Competencies

Step 2: Define Key Terms 

Step 3: Define Target Audience

Step 4: Separate the Sub-competencies 

Step 5: Develop Learning Objectives

Step 6: Select Evaluation Procedures

Step 7:  Identify Relevant Key Content

Step 8: Plan the Learning Experiences (Teaching Tools) 

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