ChristianaCare Patient & Family Health Education Team
About This Hero:
Our mission is “to improve the quality of life through health literate education strategies that prepare our neighbors to care for themselves and make informed choices. Our vision is for our education to “be consistent, personal, integrated and engaged”. This group of 5 nurse educators is working to transform the culture of our health system by raising awareness of health literacy, promoting the use of health literacy universal precautions and teach-back, providing health literate resources and partnering with education vendors who share the same philosophy. We work with throughout the entire healthcare system, across the entire continuum of care and with all disciplines to improve patient understanding through: readability reviews, staff education (web lessons, lectures, videos, training sessions), consulting on projects, developing understandable education materials, rounding in patient care areas, improving education & documentation workflow, staying current on trends and more!