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Health Literacy is a problem that affects millions of patients worldwide. In general, 1 out of every 6 adults in the U.S. lack basic reading skills, which can drastically affect their health when it comes to understanding the physician’s instructions for treatment, how and when to take medications, or read medical pamphlets and handouts written at different reading levels. Adding to the problem, especially in larger cities, are large sections of the population whose native language is not English.


Before you know it, the end of the semester is here. However, you find yourself in a situation where time is limited to successfully prepare for final exams and turn in all required assignments for your class. In this lesson, we will explore the benefits of time management, as well as important strategies you can implement to succeed in your courses by setting realistic goals for balancing work and study.


This course introduces you to the concepts of using the internet as a content retrieval tool and teaches different strategies for retrieving and analyzing information and resources. It is designed to help you develop basic information literacy skills necessary for college coursework, general research, and for life-long learning in an information centered society.


This module will explore the concepts of online and offline selves, emphasizing the importance of understanding our digital identity.


These modules were created to guide you through the winding roads of reflection and help you make sense of this reflective path. Have you wondered why almost all your your assignments in nursing school involve a reflection component? These short lessons will help you understand the purpose behind reflection. In its rawest form, reflection is essential for learning and fundamental for self-regulation (Mann, 2016). The ability to self-regulate is important for future nurses because it allows you communicate more effectively, positively impacts your mindset and well-being, helps prevent burnout in the workplace, aids in problem solving, improves your ability to actively listen and calmly understand what is happening. How's that for benefits of reflection before we even get started?


The American Psychological Association (APA) Style is a method for formatting papers and giving appropriate credit to the resources you use. Using a common structure makes it easier for your readers to follow the ideas expressed in your paper.


MLA Style is a "set of standards for writing and documentation used by writers to find and evaluate information, alert their audience to the trustworthiness of their findings through citation, and shape the expression of their ideas in conversations with others" - The Modern Language Association of America