Health Literacy: The New Vital Sign

MARCH 30, 2021 –

This one-hour webinar discussed health literacy and the impact on patient care. Learn who is at risk for low health literacy and the importance of this new vital sign for you and your client. The webinar discussed the role of social media and how it may impact your client’s health. The speaker identified specific steps you can take to help your advocacy clients. This program is being co-hosted by CampaignZERO.


  1. Identify leading causes of low health literacy.
  2. Describe the impact low health literacy has on health outcomes.
  3. Explain the impact of social media on health literacy.


  • Sue McWilliams, DNP, MSN, RN Assistant Clinical Professor, Northern Arizona University, School of Nursing


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