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 library staff 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 class is worth 2, 3 or 4 hours of MLA CEU's The online class is worth 8 MLA CEU's This class also qualifies for Level 1 and Level 2 MLA CHIS


Current Training Opportunities for this Class:
Date Class Name Site Sponsoring RML/Center Register
Wednesday
July 13th, 2016
11:00 am ET
11;00 am - 12:30 pm
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
Details
Online Middle Atlantic Region

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Attendees must complete both the webinar and submit a short assignment post webinar to obtain the 2 MLA CE's.