Provide Health Literacy to Patients

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Provide Health Literacy to Patients

Share basic information and encourage questions

ASC staff typically have limited time to spend with patients. This makes it imperative for staff to take advantage of every moment available to provide critical education to patients, says Missy Soliz, RN, quality and risk manager for Mississippi Valley Surgery Center and Mississippi Valley Endoscopy Center in Davenport, Iowa. "We must also do so without overwhelming them or talking over their heads," she says.


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