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Weekly Postings

Posted by on June 28th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight In addition to MLA CE, some NNLM classes are beginning to offer CHES CECH. You may be asking, what is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)? Do I qualify for these credits? If you’ve been considering a career in health education,… Read More »

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on June 21st, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight NNLM Recruiting Data Thesaurus Advisory Board Members: The Research Data Management working group of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is recruiting Advisory Board members. This committee will review terms, add new terms, and suggest connections between terms. If you… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Jun

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July Classes for Certified Health Education Specialists

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments

Please see below for descriptions of our upcoming courses that offer Category I CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists. These is no cost to attend these classes, just create a free account with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to sign up! From Beyond our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information (one hour… Read More »

Posted in: CHES

Jun

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Springing Forward with NLM and NNLM MAR

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Spring is my favorite season. It’s always so nice after a long winter to see my backyard come back to life with wildlife, flowers, and my favorite sign of spring – rhubarb! It is also my favorite month professionally. On May 1, NNLM MAR entered Year 4 of our current Cooperative Agreement with the National… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Jun

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Member Spotlight: Debra Youngfelt, BS, MCHES, CTTS

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

In this issue, we are delighted to spotlight the Eastcentral and Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers. Executive Director Debra Youngfelt and Health Educator Elizabeth Schaffer reflect on their careers and on two NNLM MAR-funded projects. My career has been shaped by a strong and early interest in health, teaching and helping others to function… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Jun

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Community Health Workers: An Important Partner in Promoting Health Literacy

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

In April, I had the opportunity to speak at the Unity Community Health Worker (CHW) Conference. At this 20th anniversary meeting, the National Association of Community Health Workers launched, providing CHWs with their own professional organization at the national level. My presentation, titled Link your Community with Quality Health Information: A Skill Building Workshop, was… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Jun

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Boost Health Programming with National Health Observances

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Looking for ways to engage in some health programming but not sure how to get started? The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network provides resources for public libraries and other public facing institutions to support themes of National Health Observances (NHOs) throughout the year. From Mental Health Month to Poison Prevention Week, content supports… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Jun

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Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Schaffer, MS, MPH, CHES

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

In this issue, we are delighted to spotlight the Eastcentral and Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers. Executive Director Debra Youngfelt and Health Educator Elizabeth Schaffer reflect on their careers and on two NNLM MAR-funded projects. I began my education career 17 years ago as a non-credit Adult Education instructor at Northampton Community College, then… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Jun

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Supporting Mental Health in Libraries

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Since joining the NNLM MAR team, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting librarians from across our region (and country). Inevitably, when talking about health and libraries, the conversation always leads to a discussion about mental health–including the challenges faced by staff and community members. The National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, and National… Read More »

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Jun

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Reflections from your Health Literacy Advocate on Defining Health Literacy

Posted by on June 17th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

For as long as I can remember in my healthcare career, I have been a health literacy (HL) advocate. At the beginning, I did not know that’s what I was, or even what health literacy was. Now, as an avid HL advocate, I was pleased to attend the recent PA Health Literacy Coalition Meeting, held… Read More »

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