NNLM Book Discussion

NNLM Book Discussion offers library staff interested in better understanding health issues faced by their communities an opportunity to explore topics with other professionals and earn Continuing Education Credit.

Participants can complete the book and earn CE credit on their schedule. A new book is selected each quarter. Participants can acquire the book in their performed format and have three months to complete the requirements.

Requirements to earn CE.

  • Complete the book in your preferred format
  • Log into the Moodle
  • Explore the shared resources
  • Do ONE of the following
    • Answer the required discussion question in Moodle
    • Attend one of the two live discussion sessions and participate 

It is not necessary to engage in Moodle discussions for all three months, although you are welcome to do so.

Book 1: Doing Harm by Maya Dusenbury - May 1 - July 31, 2022

Book 2:  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman -  August 1 - October 31 

Book 3: Beautiful Country: a Memoir by Qian Julie Wang - November 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023 

Objectives
  • To increase library staff awareness and understanding of health issues faced by individuals and communities
  • Explore health resources from NLM, NIH, and other organizations related to the topic

Code of Conduct NNLM is dedicated to providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all people, regardless of background or identity. As such, we expect respectful interactions with instructors and learners. Read the full Code of Conduct here.

Class Owner(s)

Bobbi Newman, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist, Region 6

Instructor(s)

Faith Steele, Librarian, Region 1
Carolyn Martin, Outreach and Education Coordinator, Region 5

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

This class has been approved for Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
NNLM Book Discussion, Aug 1 - Oct 31: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Join us for our second NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From August 1 until October 31, join your fellow librarians and read The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman!  4.00 CHIS Level 1 On
NNLM Book Discussion, Nov 1 - Jan 31: Beautiful Country Join us for our third NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From November 1, 2022 until January 31, 2023 join your fellow librarians and read Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang. 4.00 CHIS Level 1 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
NNLM Book Discussion, Aug 1 - Oct 31: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Join us for our second NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From August 1 until October 31, join your fellow librarians and read The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman!  4.00 CHIS Level 1 On
NNLM Book Discussion, May 2 - July 31, Doing Harm You are invited to join us for the first NNLM Book Discussion. From May 1 until July 31, join your fellow librarians and read Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery!  4.00 CHIS Level 1 On