Clarifying a vision for health literacy: A holistic school-based community approach

Shirley C. Gordon, Charlotte D. Barry, Dorothy J. Dunn, Beth King

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Abstract

Health literacy has come to the forefront as an emerging health issue. Processes are needed to incorporate health literacy across community-wide settings. The purpose of this article is to describe the process used to assist community partners in a school health program in clarifying their vision of health literacy from which a more holistic approach to the care of school-aged children and the community was cocreated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)120-126
Number of pages7
JournalHolistic Nursing Practice
Volume25
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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