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HEALTH LITERACY: Knowledge and Experience of

Senior Nursing Students in a State University


Trixia S. Maduramente , Jeric D. Orendez, Judelle A. Saculo,
Angela Louise A. Trinidad and Ryan Michael F. Oducado
Patients with
Low Health Literacy… www.cdc.gov/phpr

What
Health is
Literacy?
Are more likely Have more Are less likely Have higher
to visit an HOSPITAL to follow MORTALITY
EMERGENCY STAYS TREATMENT RATES
ROOM PLANS
No evidence to support that
schools of nursing are
preparing baccalaureate
nursing students with the
knowledge and experience
required
Cormier, 2006
Low Health
Cormier, 2006 Literacy
Knight, 2006
Kennard, 2017
Sukys, Cesnaitiene, &
Ossowsky, 2017
Knowledge and Experience

Clark, 2009 Cafiero, 2012 Yun Lee, Lee, & Kim 2015
Williamson & Foss, Nesari, 2017
2015
SIGNIFICANT GAPS

This study aimed to


examine the level of
Health Literacy
Knowledge and
Experience
No publishedof Senior
studies
Nursing
have beenStudents
conducted inin a
the Philippines
State University.
Research Design

DESCRIPTIVE
CORRELATIONAL
Follow-up Interview
160
Senior Nursing
Students
Health Literacy Knowledge
and Experience Survey
(HL-KES)

Part I – Personal Part II – Health Part III – Health


Characteristics Literacy Knowledge Literacy Experience

Content Validation
Validity to panel of 3 jurors

35 senior nursing
Pilot Study students

Cronbach’s Alpha
Reliability α = .84
PERMISSION WAS
GRANTED THROUGH EMAIL

HL-KES FORMS WAS


LETTER WAS SENT TO DISTRIBUTED
THE DEAN AND CHAIR
OF THE DIVISION

FORM WAS RETRIEVED


AND CHECKED FOR
COMPLETENESS
60 MINUTES WAS
GIVEN

FOLLOW UP INTERVIEW
WAS DONE
t
Proportion According to Health Literacy Knowledge of
Senior Nursing Students

Mean
High Health
Low Health Literacy Knowledge
Literacy
Knowledge
“I think senior nursing students
50 have no sufficient knowledge 1st Qtr
Moderatesince in our curriculum, there is a
Health Literacy 2nd Qtr
Knowledge
small or even no part of the
110 13.19
subject that was given for health 3rd Qtr
literacy alone. So it is not given
4th Qtr
Low Health
Literacy Low Health
focus.
Cormier, 2006Literacy
Knowledge Knowledge
Lowest Ranking of Correct Knowledge Items about Health Literacy

Guidelines for Presenting Written Health Care


22 30.6% Information
23 27.5% Basic Facts on Health Literacy
Guidelines for Presenting Written Health
24 26.3%
Care Information
“The parts about assessment
25 25.6% Health Literacy Screening
tools. The assessment tools are
Guidelines forquite
Presenting
new toWritten
me. I Health
haven’tCare
26 24.4%
Information
read anything about that so it
Consequences Associated
is quite with
hard to Low Health
answer.”
27 18.8%
Health Literacy Screening
LiteracyTool
28 17.5% Health Literacy Screening
Guidelines for Presenting Written Health Care
29 13.8% Information
Proportion of Extent of Health Literacy Experience of
Senior Nursing Students

Sales
High Health
Literacy
13 20 Experience

Moderate 1st Qtr

2.50
Health Literacy
127 2nd Qtr
Cormier, 2006
Experience Knight, 2006 Williamson &
Foss, 2015
3rd Qtr
Low Health Moderate
Low Health Literacy
Health Literacy 4th Qtr
Literacy
Experience
Experience
Experience
Rank of Items in Health
9 Literacy
PROVIDE A PRIVATE PLACE Experience
FOR EDUCATION
Moderate Health Literacy
2.26
Experience

Moderate Health Literacy 2.16


10 USE OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE
Experience

Moderate Health Literacy


11 USE OF VIDEOTAPES
Experience 2.09
Lack experience in the Lack of experience in
USE OF HEALTH LITERACY
12 use of formal screening employing technologies
Moderate Health Literacy
2.06
SCREENING TOOL Experience
tools and software

Low Health Literacy


13 USE OF AUDIOTAPES
Experience 1.71
Differences in Health Literacy Knowledge and Experience when grouped
According to Sex and Grade in Health Education Subject

No significant Difference
Grade in H.E.
Sex Subject
Health Literacy
Knowledge t value= -1.61 ANOVA= .69
Sig. =.11 Sig. =.60

Health Literacy t value= -.47 ANOVA= .48


Experience Sig .=.64 Sig. =.75
Relationship between Grade in Health Education Subject and Health
Literacy Knowledge and Experience

No significant Relationship
Health Literacy
Knowledge
r = -.080
Sig. =.313
Grade in Health
Health Literacy
Education Subject
Experience
r = -.103
Sig. =.195
Relationship between Health Literacy Knowledge and
Health Literacy Experience

No Significant Relationship
Health Literacy Health Literacy
Knowledge Experience
r = -.046
Sig. =.56
Conclusion
Senior Nursing
nursing students are always required
have and
low health
expected to provide health
literacy knowledge.
education to their patients.

Students have associated


Senior nursing students have
health literacy withmoderate
health health literacy
education. experience.
Recommendation

Thank You!!!
HEALTH LITERACY TOPIC
MUST BE GIVEN GREATER
EMPHASIS IN THE
UNDERGRADUATE
NURSING CURRICULUM.