Back to Basics: Health Literacy Month 2022

  1. 2. In 2014, Minnesota Governor Mark _________ signed an executive order that requires the state government to use plain language.
  2. 7. _________ Me 3® is an educational program that encourages patients and families to ask their health care providers these questions to better understand their health: (1) What is my main problem? (2) What do I need to do? (3) Why is it important for me to do this?
  3. 8. Harvard Professor Dr. Rima _________ is a well-known health literacy expert at Harvard.
  4. 9. The Minnesota Health Literacy _________ is a key resource and leading organization for health literacy best practices, tools, and support in Minnesota.
  5. 11. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is commonly abbreviated as _________.
  6. 12. A wide range of health services provided through digital technology.
  7. 15. The ability to understand and work with numbers.
  8. 17. A list of generic and brand-name prescription drugs covered by your health plan.
  9. 19. _________ are one of the most at-risk populations for low health literacy.
  10. 20. The _________ Charter on Health Literacy defines health literacy as "the use of a wide range of skills that improve the ability of people to act on information in order to live healthier lives.”
  1. 1. Immigrants are more likely to experience _________ and cultural barriers when seeking health care.
  2. 3. An easier way to say "hypertension" is high _________ pressure.
  3. 4. According to the American Medical Association, health information for the public should be written at a _________-grade reading level.
  4. 5. A place online where you can check your health information is called a _________ portal.
  5. 6. _________ humility means having a humble and respectful attitude toward people of other cultures.
  6. 9. Healthy _________ is a national program that sets 10-year goals for improving the health of all Americans.
  7. 10. The month during which we celebrate health literacy.
  8. 13. “In your own words, please tell me what we've talked about today.” This is an example of _________ back.
  9. 14. An example of a health care worker.
  10. 16. Health _________ means that all people have the chance to be as healthy as possible.
  11. 18. Clear communication that your audience can understand the first time they read or hear it is often called ________ language.