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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community This course will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations.
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.
Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities The purpose of this course is to provide culturally sensitive health information resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) populations and the librarians, health care practitioners, and othe
Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian.
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.
Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community This interactive class will provide a background in cultural competence and outreach skills as librarians make outreach efforts to underserved, underrepresented minority populations in their commun
Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect MedlinePlus is a website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, providing high-quality health information written for the general public.
Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services Centered around eight core competencies, this interactive 4-week online course provides a rich learning experience to build all the essential skills for providing consumer health information servic
Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines Dark chocolate, red wine, and stem cells - what do these have in common? All have been reported in the news as having health benefits.
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information This "train the trainer" class is designed to help library staff assist their older adult patrons find health information.
Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit/4 module asynchronous online class.
Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Communicating Numerical Health Information Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information.
MedlinePlus for Public Librarians Discover the history, selection criteria and sources of MedlinePlus through this on-demand, hands-on tutorial.
Serving Diverse Communities Serving Diverse Communities is a three-part series of online trainings focused on accessing health information resources related to working with diverse communities.
Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community for Public Libraries Are you interested in engaging with other public librarians and staff members to improve your knowledge and comfort with health and wellness related reference and services?

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