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American Indian Health Information Resources


According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 5.2 million people stated that they were American Indian or Alaskan Native. A recent study shows that American Indian use of the Internet to find health information is lower in comparison with the adult U.S. population. This three-hour program will introduce a variety of governmental and non-governmental Internet resources that have health information for American Indian populations. Students attending will be able to practice their skills in finding health information using web resources in this hands-on program.


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • identify and describe the National Library of Medicine‚Äôs American Indian health databases;
  • compare strengths and weaknesses of American Indian health websites;
  • utilize websites to obtain health information resources for American Indian populations.

Continuing Education

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Content Developer

Kay Deeney, Education & Outreach Librarian, NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

Class Length: 
3 hours
Kay Deeney, MLS, AHIP, Education & Outreach Librarian
Darlene Kaskie, MLS, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Karen J. Vargas, MS Library Science, Evaluation Specialist
Continuing Education:

3 MLA CE hours

Past Classes

The course instance is being offered in two parts.
Slideshow webinar instruction: 1 1/2 hours
Self-paced exercise: 1 1/2 hours


Upcoming Classes

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