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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources

This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition. Background information on the importance of nutrition information to other health-related topics will be included, and resources for locating nutrition-related statistics and evidence-based practice will also be identified.


Objectives: 

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 3 reliable resources for locating online and print nutrition information.
  • Practice searching for definitions of basic nutrition vocabulary and relevant terms.
  • Create a plan for implementing three resources into real-life scenarios.
Course Owner(s):
Nora Franco, MSIS, Consumer Health Librarian
Instructor(s):
Michelle Burda, MLS, Education and Health Literacy Coordinator
Nora Franco, MSIS, Consumer Health Librarian
Elizabeth Kiscaden, MLIS, AHIP, Associate Director
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Samuel D Watson, Academic Outreach Specialist
Continuing Education:
  • This class has been approved by the Medical Library Association for 1 hour (webinar) and 4 hour (online class) CE credits.
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Past Classes

This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition.

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