This class includes a 1 hour webinar on December 8, 2016 with class continuing online via Moodle through January 13, 2017 to obtain 3 MLA CE's.
From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens
This class is designed for public librarians and secondary school librarians, teachers, nurses, and counselors. The hands-on class will present an overview of health information needs of teenagers and their information seeking behaviors; review communication skills needed during reference interviews with teenagers; and explore credible health information resources that are designed for teens.
- increase their knowledge about teen health issues and their difficulty getting credible, accurate health information;
- improve communication skills to use with teens during the reference interview;
- learn about and practice using a variety of authoritative websites designed for teens.
Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.
Carolyn Martin, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region
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