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

Abstract

This course will introduce free health information resources for K-12 health professionals provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Participants will learn about consumer health sites covering general health, drug information, and environmental health, with an emphasis on MedlinePlus.

Objectives

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

Course Materials

More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Health Professionals (Rev Jan. 2017)
More Than a Bandage Class Exercises (Rev Jan. 2017)

Supplement Materials

Health Professionals Resources Guide (NNLM MAR)
K-12 Resources Guide (NNLM MAR)
 

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

Course Developer(s)

Author: Lydia N. Collins, MLIS, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region.

Notes

This presentation is designed as an introduction to NLM resources for K-12 health professionals and library staff who work with these populations.

Class Length: 
60 minutes, 2 hours, 3 hours
Instructor(s):
Lydia N Collins, MLIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Librarian
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education:

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