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Classes By Continuing Education Credit

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DNA to Z: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing This webinar class will provide an overview of the history and current state of direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing, which has become
Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection Are you curious as to why health communication and health literacy are connected? Do you want to be more effective in providing health information to consumers, patients, clients, library patrons or your community?  This introductory class to health literacy and health communication will help you understand and raise your awareness of the complexity of these concepts.
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 Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information (for CHES CECH) 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.
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.
Online Resources to Support Evidence-Based Practice on Population Health: An Introduction to MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj The course is designed to teach public health professionals and librarians to use MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj to find reliable health information and data related to population health and Heal
Public Health Webinar Series In this series of webinars, NNLM will host a guest speaker to discuss a health information topic relevant to the public health workforce.
Rural Health Resources This webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.
Serving Diverse Communities Serving Diverse Communities is a three-part series of online trainings focused on accessing health information resources related to working with diverse communities.
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