Consumer Health Guides

6 current guides
Title Summary
CHIS classes to teach in your community The Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) guide gives anyone access to specific NNLM CHIS class materials. These classes can easily be reused within libraries and other communities to support connections to accurate health information and enable people to make informed decisions about their health. The guide includes slides and handouts for five CHIS classes and a detailed page to help individuals use these materials.
Consumer Health Information Specialization Learn about the Consumer Health Information Specialization, a program that recognizes your skills in finding and communicating data to consumers.
Health Misinformation Resources A collection of resources to address health misinformation.
NNLM & Region 6 Sponsorships
Resources for Public Libraries The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides free, research-based, health resources to public libraries and other community organizations that serve public health needs.
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year, making it possibly the world’s most popular health information resource. The objective of #CiteNLM is to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia by adding citations and information from National Library of Medicine (NLM) sources.