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Event Title Date(s) Summary
NNLM Book Discussion, May 2 - July 31, Doing Harm May 2, 2022 - July 31, 2022 You are invited to join us for the first NNLM Book Discussion. From May 1 until July 31, join your fellow librarians and read Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery! 

Platform/Location: Zoom, Moodle

Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection July 27, 2022 This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication.

Platform/Location: Webex

Wellness in the Library Workplace August 15, 2022 - August 29, 2022 Join us for this 2-week, 4 credit-hour online class to discover ways to improve your own personal well-being and create a healthy workplace.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library August 22, 2022 - September 16, 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

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library August 24, 2022 Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. In this 1 hour webinar, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information at their libraries.

Platform/Location: Webex

Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information October 6, 2022 This 1-hour live class taught in WebEx 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.

Platform/Location: Webex

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On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Assessing Health Materials On Demand On-demand through April 18, 2025 Get an overview on assessing health materials, and learn how the National Library of Medicine uses a health education materials assessment tool to figure out if health education materials are easy-to-read in this 90 minute self-paced tutorial.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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

Environmental Health and Justice: a brief primer On-demand through April 30, 2026 This self-paced online class provides an introduction to environmental health and environmental justice and presents 3 resources you can use to find data and statistics about environmental health disparities in your community.

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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