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Public Health: Consumer Education

Research in environmental/occupational epidemiology requires an interdisciplinary approach.

Consumer Health Resources

Consumer health materials can help you provide information to your patients that they can understand and refer to later. You can refer your patients to the Health Sciences Library or Denver Public Library to find reputable sources of health information using computers with high speed, multi-media capable internet connections.
  • Cochrane Collaboration Consumer Health Resources  Webliography of evidence-based resources for consumers.
  • MEDLINEPlus  Easy-to-read, multilingual materials, Flash tutorials, and other materials reviewed for accuracy and reliability of information by the National Library of Medicine.. Browse or search a catalog of links to consumer health information or just refer your patients here. In English and Spanish.

Multilingual Consumer Health Resources

Health Literacy

  • Ask Me 3 is a patient education program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients in order to improve health outcomes. The program encourages patients to understand the answers to three questions:
  1. What is my main problem?
  2. What do I need to do?
  3. Why is it important for me to do this?