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Health Information Resources for Medical Interpreters

Course Description

This two hour course with hands-on practice will cover the meaning and importance of health information literacy, and how to evaluate health information on the Internet. The information is intended for medical interpreters, who often lack access to the resources they need, and the clients they serve.


Through instruction, class discussion and hands-on exercises, participants will learn:

  • What is health literacy and why is it important?
  • Why go to the Internet for information?
  • How to evaluate online information.
  • How to chose reliable web sites.
  • How to find information with hands-on practice.

Course Material

Continuing Education

This class has been approved for 2 hours of Medical Library Association CE.


Patricia Devine, Network Outreach Coordinator, National Network of Lbraries of Medicine, Pacific NW Region

Class Length: 
2 hours
Patricia Devine, Outreach & Communications Coordinator
Continuing Education:

Past Classes

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