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From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information for CHES CECH

Class Details

This is a registration page for Certified Health Education Specialists to receive continuing education credit for viewing the recording of the NNLM class From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information, which took place on June 2, 2020. This recording will be available for CHES CECH through December 2, 2020. After registering, you will receive an enrollment code via e-mail and a link to the recording. After viewing the course recording, you will be asked to complete a quiz based on the course content.

Sponsored by The Network of the National Library of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I contact education contact hour.

This on-demand session does not offer continuing education through the Medical Library Association. MLA CE for this course can be obtained through registering for the webinar and either attending live or viewing the recording e-mailed to registrants along with the evaluation link following the live session. If you are not interested in receiving Continuing Education credit for this class, you can watch the recording on YouTube.

Instructor(s):
Erin Seger, Health Professions Coordinator
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

This class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities.

Objectives: 

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current landscape of refugees, immigrants, and migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the United States
  • Explain the difference between cultural competence and humility and how they influence workplace environments
  • Identify reliable websites that provide quality health information in multiple languages

  • Apply what is learned in order to develop an outreach project or service