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.

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

Class Details

Date(s): September 29, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Platform: Webex
CE Credits: 1.00
CE Categories: CHIS Level 1
Class Experience Level: Beginner
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Region: Region 5

The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 5, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

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