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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources

Class Details

This one hour class offered as a webinar 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 as related to other health-related topics will be discussed. NLM, NIH and other government agency 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 three reliable resources for locating online and print nutrition information.
  • Define basic nutrition vocabulary and relevant terms.
  • Explain how nutrition effects health outcomes, diseases, and conditions.
Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Mar 19, 2020
1:30PM - 2:30PM ET
Instructor(s):
Michelle Burda, MLS, Education and Health Literacy Coordinator
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

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.