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Health Information Needs of Immigrant Populations

Class Details

Overview: This one-hour webinar will address the health issues, public health implications, and health literacy needs of immigrant populations. Join us to learn about methods to improve health literacy, address information access issues, and review reliable health information resources, including those from the National Library of Medicine.

At the conclusion of the webinar participants will be able to:

1. Identify health information needs of immigrant populations.
2. Discover reliable, open access resources to support patient-provider communication.
3. Develop a strategy for organizing and distributing resources to support consumer health.

Presenters:
Carli Zegers, PhD, APRN-NP, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies

Edwin Rodarte, Senior Librarian
Emerging Technologies & Collections, Los Angeles Public Library

Nora Franco, Consumer Health Librarian
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Southwest Region

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Oct 16, 2019
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
Instructor(s):
Nora Franco, MSIS, Consumer Health Librarian
Zoe Pettway Unno, Ph.D., MLIS, Education and Outreach Librarian
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Class Overview

Midday at the Oasis is a webinar series hosted by PSR on various topics of interest such as NLM resources, new trends in health care and librarianship, data management and other topics. Visit the Midday at the Oasis YouTube Playlist for a full list of past presentations!  

Date: Third Wednesday every other month
Time: 1-2PM (Pacific) | 1-2PM (Arizona) | 2-3PM (Mountain) | 3-4PM (Central) | 4-5PM (Eastern) | 10-11AM (Hawaii) | 6-7AM Thursday (Guam)