Checklist ‘Communication tailored to the needs of low literate patients’

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Tool focus: Assessment

Communication topics:
Cross-cultural communication

Type of tool: Assessment

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Assessment tool (formative or summative) for health care providers to assess/applicate communication skills that are appropriate for illiterate patients but also for patients with language barriers

Brief description:
The checklist provides 13 aspects to be applied in healthcare communication with illiterate patients (English). It can also be used for patients with a different language background

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Cross-cultural communication

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:provided by Evelyn van Weel-Baumgarten. Dutch centre of expertise on health disparities; Arthur van Schendelstraat 620 , 2511 NJ Utrecht The Netherlands