Ensuring Equal Access to Cancer Research: What Does Informed Consent Look Like in a Health Literate Organization?

Ensuring Equal Access to Cancer Research: What Does Informed Consent Look Like in a Health Literate Organization?

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Date
May 1, 2013
2:00-3:30pm ET

Description
In 2012, the IOM published a discussion paper entitled “Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations. ”  Being a health literate organization has implications for how informed consent for research participation is obtained. This Webinar will discuss how adopting the health literate attributes pertaining to leadership, measurement, and training can improve the informed consent process. This Webinar will also cover the importance of taking health literacy universal precautions, and provide examples of strategies and simplified forms from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Informed Consent and Authorization Toolkit for Minimal Risk Research.

Objectives

  • Describe the attributes of health literate health care organizations
  • Discuss the implications of being health literate on obtaining informed consent
  • Describe strategies and tools for making the consent process more health literate

Speaker
Cindy Brach, MPP
Senior Health Policy Researcher
Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

With Additional Remarks by:
Jessica Ridpath
Research Communications Consultant
Group Health Research Institute Program for Readability in Science & Medicine (PRISM)

 

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