New NN/LM class- Locating Information on Developmental Disabilities using NLM Resources
When: November 10, 2016 at Noon Pacific Time, 11:00 am Alaska Time, 1:00 pm Mountain Time The NN/LM PNR is offering a new class this fall on the topic of developmental disabilities. For many families and individuals, learning about a child’s or family members’ diagnosis can be devastating and cause an array of emotional responses. It can be an unexpected event and for others it is something they have been anticipating. Information is important regarding the diagnosis whether it is about a particular condition, accessing services, or finding support. The National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government entities offer an array of resources which may be of help. This class will introduce you to those resources as well as ideas of how to incorporate them into your library to inform and make accessible to your communities. The class is approved for Medical Library Association credit (1 or 3 CE hours) as well as for the MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). To receive 1 MLA CE credit, attend the webinar on November 10 To receive 3 MLA CE credits, complete the pre-class readings, attend the webinar, and complete the class exercises (you will be given until November 23 to turn in the completed exercises) To register for the class please go to https://nnlm.gov/ntc/classes/class_details.html?class_id=1064 deadline is November 9th.
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health Training & Education Source Type: news
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