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 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Health Literacy
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  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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Clarifying a vision for health literacy : A holistic school-based community approach. / Gordon, Shirley C.; Barry, Charlotte D.; Dunn, Dorothy J; King, Beth.

In: Holistic Nursing Practice, Vol. 25, No. 3, 05.2011, p. 120-126.

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Gordon, Shirley C. ; Barry, Charlotte D. ; Dunn, Dorothy J ; King, Beth. / Clarifying a vision for health literacy : A holistic school-based community approach. In: Holistic Nursing Practice. 2011 ; Vol. 25, No. 3. pp. 120-126.
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