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¿No Comprende?  Online Health Resources for English Speakers Serving Spanish Speaking Communities

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 6-hour hands-on class covers 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.

Objectives

Participants will be able to...

  • Identify print and online resources for basic, library, medical, and web Spanish vocabulary.
  • Pronounce the letters in the Spanish alphabet and type special Spanish characters like accent marks.
  • Identify the criteria for evaluating health websites.
  • Evaluate online health information resources that are in Spanish.

This course is certified for 6 Medical Library Association CE contact hours that can be applied to the Medical Library Association's Consumer Health Information Specialist program.

If you are interested in taking this class, please email Sheila Snow-Croft .

Please note that class size is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. If the class is full, you will be placed on a waiting list for first access to the next upcoming class when it is announced on the SEA Currents blog.