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GREATER MIDWEST REGION

Beyond an Apple a Day Guide

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For questions or comments about content on this page please contact:

Bobbi Newman
Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist
Network of the National Library of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
University of Iowa
319-335-4987
bobbi-newman@uiowa.edu


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These pages were developed to support "Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library​". You will find the resources covered during your in-person workshop or online class on the following pages. You can explore by topic using the links at the top of the page. 

To register for Beyond an Apple a Day online course please visit the course description page to view upcoming instances. 

If you have questions related to your workshop or course please contact your course instructor or presenter. 

 

Objectives

  • Recognize and understand the importance of health literacy​

  • Utilize best practices to evaluate health websites, applications, social network sites and guide patrons in their usage of these​

  • Recall best practices when conducting health reference with patrons including but not limited to legal and ethical issues​

  • Utilize recommended resources from NLM, NIH, and other organizations to meet diverse health information seeking needs​

  • Develop programs and services utilizing best practices and incorporate health information resources