Advancing Pharmacy Health Literacy Practices Through Quality Improvement

Table 2: List of Activity Guides and Their Applications in the Curriculum

  Activities Didactic Experiential Education Project ACPE Standard
In-Class Assignment IPPE APPE
# Topic 1: Increasing Awareness of Health Literacy in Pharmacy
1 Key Questions to Asses Patients' Health Literacy   X X X   14.8
2 Instruments to Assess a Patient's Health Literacy Skills – Rationale and Critiques X X X X   14.8
3 Understanding Steps Required to Take Medications X X       12.1
4 Critique of Medication Labels X X   X   14.8
5 Critique and/or Develop Patient Education Materials X X X X   12.1; 14.8
6 Assess Medication Therapy Management Patient Materials X X X X   Appendix B
7 What Types of Questions Do Patients Ask?   X X X   12.1; 14.8 Appendix B
  Topic 2: Improving Communication in Pharmacy
8 Using and Teaching the Teach Back Method X     X X 12.1; 14.5; 14.8; Appendix B
9 Identify Commonly Used Terms in Pharmacy X X X X   12.1; 14.8 Appendix B
10 Communication Training for Pharmacy Staff       X X 14.8; Appendix B
11 Using a Pill Card or Medication List with Patients   X X X X 12.1; 14.5; 14.8; Appendix B
  Topic 3: Assessing the Health Literacy Practices of Pharmacies
12 Pharmacy Assessment Tour       X X Appendix B
13 Surveying Pharmacy Staff to Assess a Pharmacy       X X Appendix B
14 Using Patient Feedback for Quality Improvement       X X Appendix B
15 Reporting on Survey Assessment Results   X X     Appendix B
  Topic 4: Conducting Health Literacy Quality Improvement
16 Designing a QI Project for Teach-Back X X   X X Appendix B
17 Design a Quality Improvement Project       X X Appendix B

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 2: List of Activity Guides and Their Applications in the Curriculum. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/pharmlitqi/table2.html