Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

This 1 hour webinar is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the current landscape of refugees, immigrants, and asylees in the United States
  2. Summarize the differences between cultural competence and humility and how they influence workplace environments
  3. Identify reliable websites that provide quality health information in multiple languages
Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Margie Sheppard, Community Engagement Coordinator - NNLM Region 3, Region 3
Bennie Finch, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7

Continuing Education

Sponsored by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive Category I continuing education contact hours.

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

This class has been approved by the Medical Library Association (MLA) for 1-4 contact hours of CE credit.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information This class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration

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