Bridging the Digital Divide: Telehealth and Libraries Webinar Series

Telehealth is an increasingly essential part of the healthcare delivery ecosystem. Learn how libraries of all kinds can provide access to telehealth resources in their communities. 

This series is designed for NNLM stakeholders, including health science libraries and public library workers; health professionals and the public at large. No prior knowledge or skills are required.

Each session will feature a different guest speaker.

Class Owner(s)

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Instructor(s)

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Continuing Education

Each session has been approved for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Implementation of Telehealth Services in Rural Public Libraries Public libraries are increasingly recognizing the importance of facilitating access to telehealth services to their communities. These services can vary widely based on the resources and needs of the library and the community. This webinar will highlight a project in Colorado to fund the development of telehealth services in rural library sites across the state. 1.00 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Bridging the Digital Divide: Telehealth's Double-edged Sword In order to achieve more equitable telehealth, leaders in health care and communities must address a person's: (1) digital fluency, the ability to use digital tools efficiently and effectively, and (2) the capacity for health advocacy or a person's ability to advocate for their own health needs. Community leaders have the capacity to work towards solving these divides. 1.00 CHES, MLA On
Get to Know the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers Libraries are well-known for having reliable digital infrastructure and responding to consumer health information needs. As telehealth services become an increasingly prominent part of the healthcare landscape, library workers may wonder if or how they can support sustainable telehealth access in their communities. The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC) provides timely and accurate information on telehealth across the nation. Library workers of all kinds can benefit from learning how to access support from NCTRC. 1.00 On