Family Practice Team Meeting

Week # 11 - The Technical Aspects of Collaboration

Learning Objectives

  • Explore concepts of knowledge translation & readability evaluation methods.
  • Develop knowledge related to the creation and evaluation of patient teaching materials to ensure that you are using quality, easy-to-read teaching materials in your future practice.
  • Understand the role of health literacy and it's importance in family practice/primary care settings.

Pre-Meeting Activities

Learning Style Assessment

Knowing "HOW" your target audience learns is an important aspect of knowledge translation. Let's begin this week by completing a learning style assessment!


After completing the learning style assessment, please complete this short pre-survey!

Required Reading

Required Videos

Knowledge Translation
Health literacy and patient safety: Help patients understand

Supplemental Resources


Click here for the SMOG (Simple Measure of Gobbledygook) readability formula calculator.

PEMAT User Guide

Click here to view the Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) user guide provided by The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ).


Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) for Printable Materials


Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT) for Audiovisual Materials