The Newest Vital Sign is an excellent tool your employees can use to quickly assess the health literacy of a patient or client. All members of your team, both clinical and non-clinical, can use it. In this self-guided course, your employees will learn what The Newest Vital Sign is and how to administer it, and then they'll have a chance to practice in an interactive activity.

Target Audience
Clinical and non-clinical individuals who communicate health information.

Expected Duration
30-60 minutes

Lesson Objectives

Introducing The Newest Vital Sign

  • Understand the basics of health literacy and costs of low health literacy
  • Recognize The Newest Vital Sign methodology and why it is used
  • Administer The Newest Vital Sign in an interactive practice assessment

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