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NN/LM SCR Consumer Health Classes at Dallas Public Library

The NN/LM SCR will present two Consumer Health classes at the Dallas Public Library in September. These classes are all approved by the Medical Library Association for eligibility in the Consumer Health Information Specialization program (http://mlanet.org/education/chc/index.html). See below for descriptions of the classes.

September 13, 2006: ¿No Comprende? Spanish Health Information Resources for English Speaking Librarians
8am to 12 pm 

September 14, 2006: Will Duct Tape Cure my Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine
8am to 12pm

Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St.
Dallas, TX 75201

To register: http://nnlm.gov/scr/training/register.html

¿No Comprende? Spanish Health Information Resources for English Speaking Librarians
Do you have a growing Latino population in your community? Do you need to quickly find health information in Spanish but don’t know where to look? Are the only words in your Spanish vocabulary burrito and gracias? If you answered yes to these questions, then this is the class for you. This 4-hour hands-on class will cover resources for learning basic, library, medical, and Internet Spanish vocabulary. You will also learn to evaluate and identify health websites in Spanish to which you can direct your patrons.
http://nnlm.gov/training/nocomprende/

Will Duct Tape Cure my Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine
The goal of this class is to increase understanding of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Students will learn the history of CAM and its impact on medical practices. They will learn how CAM is used, how to avoid “bad science” and how to look up evidence of the effectiveness of CAM therapies. This class is offered for 2 hours or 4 hours. Both classes will include lecture, discussion, and hands-on training.
http://nnlm.gov/training/consumer/cam/

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