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From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information


This class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities.

Course Materials

Currently being updated.

Continuing Education

This class has been approved by the Medical Library Association (MLA) for 2, 3 or 4 contact hours of CE credit.

Course Developer(s)

Current Updates: Derek Johnson, Health Professional Outreach Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region

Original Author: Cheryl Rowan, formerly Public Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region

Class Length: 
2 hours, 3 hours, 4 hours
Kate Flewelling, MLIS, Executive Director
Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education:

Past Classes

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