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More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Health Professionals

This course will introduce free health information resources for K-12 health professionals provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other high quality resources. Participants will learn about consumer health sites with an emphasis on MedlinePlus covering general health, drug information, multi-cultural and multi-language resources, professional resources, and youth heath issues. This course is designed for school nurses, health educators, and other K12 health professionals.

Additional Materials:


By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify at least 3 consumer health resources from the National Library of Medicine
  • Locate resources to be shared with colleagues and caregivers
  • Find mobile resources from the National Library of Medicine
Class Length: 
60 minutes, 2 hours, 3 hours
Course Owner(s):
Michael Balkenhol, MLIS, Health Programming Coordinator
Kelli Ham, MLIS, Community Engagement Librarian
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education:
  • This course has been approved for 1, 2, or 3 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association
  • This course qualifies for Medical Library Association, Consumer Health Information Specialization Levels 1 and 2
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

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