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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library February 21, 2022 - March 18, 2022 This 4-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced online class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Trauma-Sensitive Programming: Using Mindfulness to Create Safe Space February 23, 2022 Join Jenn Carson, public library director, yoga teacher, and physical literacy researcher as she shares some mindfulness-based approaches to offering trauma-sensitive programming in academic and public libraries

Platform/Location: Zoom

Wikipedia + Libraries: NNLM February 28, 2022 - March 25, 2022 Gain insight into the value of Wikipedia as a viable reference and build the skills and knowledge needed to evaluate articles, with a specific focus on health and medical topics in a self-paced, online class over four weeks. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week exploring through discussion forums, readings, tutorials, and learn about the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon and the free resources, programming and training that NNLM offers to libraries.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Working With Youth Impacted by the Child Welfare System March 23, 2022 Many teens in foster care experience trauma unfathomable to most of us. Keeping abreast of the most up to date information around trauma informed care is a meaningful way to provide services to this demographic.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Spring 2022 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon April 1, 2022 Join NNLM Staff on April 1st, 2022 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources.

Platform/Location: Zoom

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On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Consumer Health Collection Management - On Demand On-demand through October 31, 2022 This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug and Chemical Information - On Demand On-demand through June 30, 2023 Earn up to 6 hours of CE credit in this on-demand class. Learn about NLM resources that provide drug and chemical information for consumers and healthcare professionals, from interactions to adverse effects to clinical trial results. While you work through interactive hands-on scenarios, you’ll learn about the drug and chemical information-seeking habits of your patrons, helpful reference interview questions to ask, and how to efficiently navigate this unique information landscape.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect On-demand through June 30, 2023 This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals, and other applications. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Health Literacy On Demand On-demand through September 30, 2022 Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly in in this 1-hour narrated tutorial with activities.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices On-demand through October 31, 2022 Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit-hour on-demand class. Content includes interactive self-paced tutorials, discussion forums, and a synthesis exercise.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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