NSW RTE Session 3
Saturday, 24 June 2023 | Online
Dr Toni Kelly has been a radiation therapist for 28 years and RT educator for 18 years. Toni completed her PhD in 2022 at The University of Newcastle titled “Communication and Health Literacy Training for Radiation Therapists”. As part of her PhD through research publication, she produced 7 publications; 4 of which are on health literacy education, training, and research for radiation therapists. As a clinician and educator, Toni sees the impact low health literacy has on a proportion of the cancer patient population and the difficulties patients sometimes have when following important treatment related instructions. Toni is keen to share her learning such that adopting simple communication techniques that may improve patient interactions and actions.
This will be a hands on virtual workshop requiring participants to learn and practice health literacy techniques. Together, we will cover: