***LAST CHANCE! Registration for â€œHealth Information 101â€ has been extended through the end of the weekend. Phone registrations will be taken on Monday, September 15.***
“Health Information 101” prepares librarians to assist their patrons with access to reliable health information resources.
Did you know that having librarians on staff who are savvy about health information websites, the business of healthcare and medical terminology can provide a great service to their library users?
Some of the key skills you’ll acquire are the ability to:
- Construct an information search using medical terminology
- Formulate a search strategy in PubMed
- Adopt health reference interview techniques
- Recommend consumer health resources based on patron literacy levels
- Design a shame free environment within the library
- Apply the Ten Question Consumer Health Website Evaluation Checklist
- Describe healthcare reforms
Students who complete this course receive 1 CEU credit.
This asynchronous course runs September 15-October 26, 2014.
Learn more about the instructor and the course.
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Phone registration can be handled by calling 1.800.545.2433 and press 5 to be connected with ALA Member and Customer Service.
Sign up as a group–itâ€™s a great way to start the conversation about improved service delivery at your library. Two or more registrants from the same library, library system or network get 15% off the individual registration rates. If you need help registering a large group, please contact ALA Member and Customer Service at 1.800.545.2433 and press 5.
This six-week course is offered by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), ALAâ€™s reference experts.