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Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe This class covers NLM disaster health information and other emergency preparedness resources for community educators, families, friends and caregivers.
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.
ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world.
From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources Evidence shows that there are marked health disparities between those living in rural areas versus their urban counterparts.
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.
Improving the Health, Safety, and Well-being of LGBTQ+ Populations LGBTQ+ individuals face many barriers in accessing healthcare, including discrimination, lack of access, misunderstanding, and fear.
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 Why should MedlinePlus.gov be the first choice for public librarians when answering health information questions?
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?
Understanding the Opioid Crisis: Where do I begin? An estimated 1.9 million people in the U.S. have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder.

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