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What Does Health Literacy Have to Do with Antibiotics Overuse?

Posted over 2 years ago by Amelia J. Roberts BSN RN CPN

Greetings Nurses Interested in Improved Health Literacy !

What Does Health Literacy Have to Do with Antibiotics Overuse?

We all are familiar with the widespread problem of Antibiotics Overuse. The CDC even ran a Campaign called "Get Smart About Antibiotics Week" link  . Yet it could be challenging for the general population to now which Drugs to question if they also have low Health Literacy.

These thoughts were highlighted at the Resistance: The Antibiotics Challenge- An Atlantic Forum event held on March 16, 2016 in Washington DC. 

Please take a look at the above Agenda and discuss interesting points with your Colleagues and Patients alike.