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Table 2 Course Content and Structure

From: Incorporating health literacy in education for socially disadvantaged adults: an Australian feasibility study

Day Being Healthy Teacher Manual 1 Day Staying Healthy Teacher Manual 2
1 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Baseline assessment 2 2.1 Getting involveda 2.2 Food groups
3 3.1 Taking temperaturea 3.2 Checking medicine labelsa 4 4.1 Food labelsa
5 5.1 Prescriptions 5.2 Dosage and timing 6 6.1 Nutritional informationa
7 7.1 Health workers 7.2 Telling your doctor what is wrong 8 8.1 Food temperature safety 8.2 Food date safety
9 9.1 Asking questionsa 9.2 Immunisation and health screening 10 10.1 What is a portion? 10.2 Budgeting
11 11.1 Talking to your doctor 11.2 Answering your doctor’s questions 12 12.1 Understanding a diet 12.2 Drinking enough fluids
13 13.1 Completing medical forms 13.2 Emergency services 14 14.1 Heart rate and pulse
15 15.1 Advice from pharmacist 15.2 Follow written instructions 16 16.1 Being active 16.2 First aid demonstrations
17 17.1 Saving lives 18 18.1 Revision
19 19.1 Following emergency instructions 20 20.1 Post assessment
  1. aCore topic