Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

Class Description:

This interactive class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech. The in person course is worth 2, 3 or 4 hours of MLA CEU's The online course is worth 8 MLA CEU's This course also qualifies for Level 1 and Level 2 MLA CHIS


Current Training Opportunities for this Class:
Date Class Name Site Sponsoring RML/Center Register
Monday
January 18th, 2016 - February 22nd, 2016
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
(1 month and half)
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Online Southeastern Atlantic Region

Registration is closed for this class

Tuesday
March 22nd, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
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Bridgewater, NJ Middle Atlantic Region

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Hosted by the Somerset County Library System. Please feel free to bring a laptop/tablet as Wi-Fi will be available. Laptops will be provided to attendees.