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Health Professions Outreach in Eastern Washington

The purpose of this project is to advance health literacy capacity and to improve clinical information discovery skills of health professionals in Eastern Washington. The targeted health professionals work in clinics, in long- term care facilities, and in schools in Eastern Washington. The end goals of the project are to: (1) Enhance clinical decision making and patient care for health professionals in private practice; (2) improve the quality of life of older Americans; (3) to help prepare K-12 students and children for the jobs in the future; and (4) to increase National Library of Medicine, NN/LM PNR, HEALWA and WSU Spokane visibility; 5) and to build capacity for sustaining these programs in rural and underserved areas.

Organization:
Washington State University
Department:
Spokane Academic Library
Organization Type:
Academic Institution
Funded Dates: 
Sunday, May 1, 2016 to Sunday, April 30, 2017
Funding Amount: 
$61,755
Beneficiaries: 
Health Professionals - All Types
Population
Hispanics/Latinos
Rural