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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to examine the relationships among health literacy, sources of health information, and demographic/background characteristics in older adults as they relate to health literacy and disparities.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. List characteristics associated with health literacy.
  2. Identify sources of health information used by older adults.
  3. Outline interventions to meet the health literacy needs of older adults.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON0118C
Published: Jan/Feb 2018
Expired: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Carolyn Crane Cutilli, PhD, RN; Lynn C. Simko, PhD, RN, CCRN; Alison M. Colbert, PhD, PHCNS-BC; Ian M. Bennett, MD, PhD
Specialties: Orthopaedics