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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources

Class Details

This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition. Background information on the importance of nutrition information to other health-related topics will be included, and resources for locating nutrition-related statistics and evidence-based practice will also be identified. This will be a 1 hour online class.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Region/Office: National
Mar 21, 2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Michelle Burda, MLS, Education and Health Literacy Coordinator

This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition. Background information on the importance of nutrition information to other health-related topics will be included, and resources for locating nutrition-related statistics and evidence-based practice will also be identified.


Objectives: 

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

  • Identify 3 reliable resources for locating online and print nutrition information.
  • Practice searching for definitions of basic nutrition vocabulary and relevant terms.
  • Create a plan for implementing three resources into real-life scenarios.