Providing Multilingual Health Information (Webinar)

This webinar addresses increasing health information access and use, along with increasing health equity through information by highlighting information from National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus health information resource for patients and their families and friends, resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health and other freely available resources.

This 1-hour live session 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 information in the preferred language of the population. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources.

Objectives
  1. Explore immigration and language usage data at the national and state level.
  2. Identify reliable websites that provide quality health information in multiple languages.
  3. Highlight NNLM Funded Community Projects
Class Length

60

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Bennie Finch, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7
Margie Sheppard, Community Engagement Coordinator - NNLM Region 3, Region 3

Continuing Education

Sponsored by the Network of the National Library of Medicine, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive Category I continuing education contact hours.

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

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

  • This class has been approved for 1.0 CHES contact hours.
  • This class has been approved for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credit.

This class meets the following CHIS Level 1 and Level 2 competencies:

C1. Know the Community
C3. Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources
C6. Literacy and Health Literacy

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Providing Multilingual Health Information This 1-hour webinar is designed to assist librarians, and others who work with diverse populations, to locate health information in languages other than English. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing information in the preferred language of the population. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Providing Multilingual Health Information This 1-hour session 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 information in the preferred language of the population. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1 On
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information 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. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1 On
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information 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. 1.00 CHES, CHIS Level 1 On
Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information This class 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. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On