Health Statistics on the Web: It's as Easy as…1, 2, 3!
This hands-on course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.
At the conclusion of the class, participants will:
- Be able to identify selected key websites for use in the location of data sets and statistics for use at the local, state, national, and international level.
- Achieve a general understanding of the types of data sets and statistics available on the Internet.
- Understand the 4-step process used to successfully locate relevant health statistics for a particular circumstance or issue.
- List of Websites (rev: Apr 15, 2010)
- Presentation (3mb, rev: Jul 24, 2013)
- Class Exercises, Part 1 (rev: Apr 15, 2010)
- Class Exercises, Part 2 (rev: Apr 15, 2010)
Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive either 2 or 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.
Cheryl Rowan, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1(713)799-7880
Pacific Northwest Region
Emily Glenn, Community Health Outreach Cooridinator, email@example.com
South Central Region
Naomi Gonzales, Technology Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1(713) 799-7880
Southeastern Atlantic Region
Sheila Snow-Croft, Public Health Coordinator, 1(410)706-0099, 1(410)706-2855
Cheryl Rowan, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM South Central Region