Day One:

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Kansas City Public Library - Central Branch
Helzberg Auditorium, 4th Floor
14 W. 10th Street in Kansas City, MO

Thank you for your interest in Health Literacy! Here are few details to help you prepare for you day of interactive learning and networking.

  • Parking is located just west of the library on the northwest corner of 10th & Baltimore. You can’t miss it – The Community Bookshelf (mural of books) is on the south side of the garage.
  • You will need to walk to the main entrance of the library.
  • Please bring your parking ticket to the conference for validation!
  • The doors will open for workshop attendees at 8:30 am (Library does not open to the public until 9:00 am). You will need to inform Security that you are with the workshop. We will also have a volunteer there to greet you.
  • Registration is from 8:30 am – 9:00 am. The conference starts at 9:00 am.
  • There will be coffee and water available at registration.
  • Please remember that temperatures vary in conference rooms, so plan to bring a sweater or light jacket.
  • Lunch will be provided at the workshop.
Schedule

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2018
Wednesday, April 18th
8:30 AM

Registration

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

8:50 AM

Welcome/Introductions

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

8:50 AM - 9:10 AM

9:10 AM

People BINGO

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

9:10 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Literacy: The Kansas City Perspective

Autumn Burton, Literacy KC
Rachel Henderson, Literacy KC

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Health Literacy: Can We Confuse Patients Less?

Ruth Parker, Emory University School of Medicine

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

11:20 AM

Health Literacy: Culture, Language and Engaging Refugees in the Health Care System

John Cowden, Children's Mercy Hospital
Sarah Cirese-Payton, Jewish Vocational Services
Meaghan Fanning, Jewish Vocational Services

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

1:20 PM

Health Literacy: Advancing a Social Determinant of Health

Ruth Parker, Emory University School of Medicine

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Health Literacy Pictionary

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Digital Inclusion: Bridging the Digital Divide

Wendy Pearson, Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:20 PM

Roundtable Discussions

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

4:40 PM

Wrap-up and Final Discussion/Debriefing

Children's Mercy Hospital

Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, Helzberg Auditorium

4:40 PM - 5:00 PM