2020 Publications

Development and evaluation of a health literacy training program for allied health professionals: A pre-post study assessing impact and implementation outcomes – Danielle Muscat et al

We developed and evaluated a health literacy training program for allied health professionals, and explored the feasibility of a train‐the‐trainer model to support dissemination.  The program combined didactic and experiential teaching methods and behaviour change techniques, with a focus on teachback and developing easy‐to‐understand written [...]

Levels of anxiety and distress following receipt of positive screening tests in Australia’s HPV-based cervical screening programme: a cross-sectional survey – Rachael Dodd et al

From December 2017, the Australian National Cervical Screening Program commenced 5 yearly primary human papillomavirus (HPV) screening; one of the first high-income countries to implement primary HPV screening. This study aimed to examine the psychosocial impact of self-reporting testing HPV positive in a sample of women [...]