PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series

The PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series is a collaboration between NNLM Region 5 and Pacific Northwest Chapter/Medical Library Association (PNC-MLA) through the efforts of its Diversity Committee.

This series features expert guest speakers presenting on topics pertaining to health equity and diversity.

The PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series will be scheduled intermittently; please check the NNLM Regional Classes training schedule for upcoming webinar sessions.

Objectives
  1. Recognize health inequities and apply strategies for advancing equity in diverse communities
     
  2. Examine the definitions, history, languages, customs, experiences, and health disparities of diverse communities including their relationship to healthcare.
     
  3. Apply the recommended resources to continue educating yourself, your peers, and the healthcare community on health equity and social justice issues
     
  4. Identify NLM and MLA resources to use to find additional information on relevant topics

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

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Continuing Education

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

No classes.

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Do No Harm with Data Viz This session will offer a set of starting points on how to apply an equity lens to the way we visualize data. 1.00 DSS On
Increasing Environmental Health Literacy in a Native American Community (or "Guardians of the Living Water") Dr. Vanessa Simonds will share her community-based participatory research, education, and outreach with Apsáalooke (Crow) tribal youth in order to increase their health literacy.

This class is part of the PNC-MLA Health Equity and Diversity Speaker Series.
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