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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition.
From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information Body image, experimentation, identity, depression, sexuality, and stress are just some of the issues important to teens as they experience many changes physically and mentally.
From Beyond Our Borders: 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. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities.
From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention.  The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices.
From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources This course will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify other access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities. Eligible for 2 MLA CE.
Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community This interactive class will provide a background in cultural competence and outreach skills as librarians make outreach efforts to underserved, underrepresented minority populations in their community. The goal of this course is to offer concrete ideas to enable librarians to initiate outreach programs with these populations. Topics to be covered include locating community demographics, the importance of developing relationships, the basics of building and developing community-based partnerships, recognition and acceptance of cultural differences, and the importance of cultural competency.
Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect MedlinePlus is a website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, providing high-quality health information written for the general public.
Grants and Proposal Writing Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal.
Graphic Medicine: Beyond the Books Graphic Medicine, comic books and graphic novels that tell personal stories of health and wellness, is an up and coming area of interest in medical education and health outreach. 
Greater Midwest Region (GMR) Funding Opportunities This webinar will provide an introduction to funding opportunities available through the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) for the upcoming
Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services Centered around eight core competencies, this interactive 4-week online course provides a rich learning experience to build all the essential skills for providing consumer health information services.
Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines Dark chocolate, red wine, and stem cells - what do these have in common? All have been reported in the news as having health benefits. This interactive, hands-on CE course will introduce participants to the environment of health reporting.
Health Statistics on the Web This course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.
Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information This "train the trainer" class is designed to help library staff assist their older adult patrons find health information.
How the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Can Add Evidence to Your Mobile Health App Numerous systematic reviews of health-related mobile apps reveal they lack evidence based content.

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