The purpose of this project is to advance health literacy capacity and to improve clinical information discovery skills of health professionals in Eastern Washington. The targeted health professionals work in clinics, in long- term care facilities, and in schools in Eastern Washington. The end goals of the project are to: 1 Enhance clinical decision making and patient care for health professionals in private practice; 2 improve the quality of life of older Americans; 3 to help prepare K-12 students and 86 for the jobs in the future; and 4 to increase National Library of Medicine, NN/LM PNR, HEALWA and WSU Spokane visibility; 5 and to build capacity for sustaining these programs in 95 and underserved areas.

Project Details

Organization Name

Washington State University - Spokane

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead


Start Date
May 1, 2016
End Date
April 30, 2017
Funding Amount
Public Health Professional
Hispanics/Latin Americans