a) Activity sheets: At the end of Lesson 7 are three sets of writing activity sheets that learners should try to complete:
(Answers to the questions are found in the appendices.)
These activity sheets are The LaRue Medical Literacy Exercises created by Charles LaRue through the Minnesota Department of Education and Minnesota Literacy Council. They are available from www.mcedservices.com by clicking on “Online activities”, then “Medicine labels and warning”.
b) Medication record book: Inserted at the end of Lesson 7 is an easy-to-read booklet entitled Knowledge is the Best Medicine produced by Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies. The booklet contains a small medication record book in which learners can write such things as doctor’s name, their health history, allergies, contact information, and list their prescribed and non-prescribed medicines, etc. These are found in many pharmacies or they can be ordered from www.canadapharma.org by clicking on “Patient Pathways”, then “medication record”.