Health Programming at Your Library

Get ideas on how to create health programs for libraries and community/faith-based organizations in this 90-minute webinar. First, we’ll discuss the purpose of conducting health outreach programs for libraries and how to plan a program using a logic model. Then, we’ll brainstorm potential partnerships for health programming and outreach, and learn how resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies introduce community members to health resources in fun and engaging ways.  Finally, we’ll share examples of successful programs for children, teens, adults, and seniors using NLM and National Institutes of Health resources that will activate your interest in collaborating and engaging your community in health outreach programming.

Agenda

00-15 minutes: Introduction

15 - 30: What's the purpose of conducting health outreach programs?

30 - 45: Logic Models: a tool to plan library health outreach programming 

45-60: Potential partnerships

60 - 75: NNLM health programming examples

75 - 90: Wrap up and Questions

Objectives
  • Recognize the purpose of conducting health outreach programs for libraries.
  • Create a plan for the development and implementation of health outreach programming in your library using a logic model.
  • Identify potential partnerships for health programming and outreach in your library.
  • Identify resources from NLM and other reputable agencies that can be used for support and implementation of health programming in libraries.
Class Length

90 minutes / 1.5 credit hours

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Jamia Williams, Consumer Health Program Specialist, NTO

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of Medical Library Association Continuing Education. 

Consumer Health Information Competencies: C1. Know the community, C3. Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources

Classes

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