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Pitching Public Health to Public Libraries: Finding Common Ground

Class Details

As public health practice and public librarianship evolve to meet the current needs of communities, their goals and missions are converging, but we use different language. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to find common ground, establish shared language, and identify how libraries and public health departments can work together to promote the health of their communities.

Presenters

Scott Allen is Deputy Director at the Public Library Association (PLA).

Dr. Noah Lenstra, MLIS, started Let's Move in Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's School of Education, where he is an assistant professor of library and information science and an affiliated faculty member in the Gerontology program.

Continuing Education

Sponsored by The National Network of Libraries 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. Advanced level continuing education hours are 0. Please note: to claim CHES CECH, a participant must log in to the session using the Zoom link provided upon registration.

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

11 AM Pacific Time
12 PM Mountain Time
1 PM Central Time
2 PM Eastern Time

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Mar 9, 2021
1:00PM - 2:00PM CT
Instructor(s):
Nora Barnett, MSLIS, AHIP, Outreach Specialist
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Class Overview

KernelOfKnowledge_0.pngThe Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members throughout the year. Sessions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, check back often for upcoming presentations! All Kernel of Knowledge sessions are eligible for 1.0 contact hour of Medical Library Association continuing education credit.

Webinars from this series are recorded. Recordings can be found on the main page for this series or on our YouTube channel


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