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NNLM Resource Picks: Healthy Aging - Promoting Healthy Living in Older Adults through Quality Health Information

Class Details

This webinar focuses on seniors and their use and access to Quality Health Information. Resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and NLM’s MedlinePlus will be highlighted. NIA offers a variety of health information for seniors including exercise and physical activity campaigns such as Go4Life and Fit4Function, and resources such as the Talking with Your Doctor Toolkit. MedlinePlus has various resources of seniors.

By the way, May is Older Americans Month, so this webinar is fitting!

Presenters: Stephanie Dailey and Olivia Kent from National Institute on Aging and Andrew Plumer, from the Reference and Web Services Section, NLM

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
May 30, 2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Kay Deeney, MLS, AHIP, Education & Outreach Librarian
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Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Class Instructors

Kay Deeney, MLS, AHIP, Education & Outreach Librarian

Class Overview

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
(1 MLA CE offered per session)

Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize featured NLM resource.
  • Know how to locate the specific resource featured.
  • Explain to others when to use the featured resource.