Websites helpful with creating Brochures
- Determine a teaching concept in which a brochure could be used to reinforce the understanding of the chosen concept.
- Use any software available to develop a 3-panel teaching brochure using Patient Education Guidelines for Education Materials
- Use a readability level appropriate to the target audience.
- Include graphics and color to enhance an idea or concept.
- Write information in a font size of 16 or larger.
- Proofread brochure for typographical and grammatical errors.
- Ensure information is accurate and up-to-date.
- Organize content in a logical, step-by-step fashion and present information concisely.
- Avoid medical jargon. Define medical terms as necessary.
- Write in conversation style. Keep words and sentences short.
- Use second person (you) and write in the active voice.
- Build in reviews at the end of the brochure.
- Use plenty of white space.
- State ideas/suggestions/directions/instruction in a positive manner.
- Present powerful information tactfully.
- Format the brochure with proper alignment and balance between bulleted points and text.