Health Literacy and Ophelia Masterclass

12 – 13 April 2017
9.00am – 5.00pm
Deakin Downtown

A two-day intensive masterclass for managers and executives, health professionals, health planners and those active in health promotion and community services.

Event details

The masterclass will cover the latest health literacy practice and research, including measurement, service responsiveness and the Ophelia approach to community development and health service improvement. 

The Ophelia approach uses co-design to identify community needs and generate locally relevant solutions that are highly implementable and fit-for-purpose. The widely used Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ) will be presented, including its use in needs assessment, process and outcomes evaluation and quality improvement. Local and international advancements in policy and practice will also be covered. 

Topic areas include: co-design, place-based approaches, inequality, community health, chronic conditions, service redesign, quality improvement.

Please note that this masterclass will also run in Sydney on 25 and 26 May 2017.

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Participants will receive the Ophelia manual and a HLQ licence.

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Key information

Date and time

Wednesday 12 – Thursday 13 April 2017
9.00am – 5.00pm


Deakin Downtown
Level 12, Tower 2 
727 Collins Street 

Contact details

Project Manager, Public Health Innovation
Carol Wildey
+61 3 9246 8971
Email Carol Wildey