Explore How to Apply Health Literacy Principles to Optimize Gene Therapy Patient Materials

Time: 2:50 pm
day: Day One


  • Appreciate that health literacy is how a patient can understand and act on health information, and that lower health literacy levels negatively impact the access and use of health services
  • Identify the three core principles of health literacy: readability, understandability, and actionability
  • Know how to apply health literacy principles to gene therapy patient materials to improve communication and shared decision-making between patients and health care professionals
  • Find health literacy resources that can be used to improve gene therapy patient materials