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Oct

23

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It’s National Health Education Week!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2019 0 comments

During the third week of October, the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) celebrates National Health Education Week. The goal of NHEW is to increase national awareness of major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education. Have you heard of the field of health education, or do you know… Read More »

Posted in: CHES, Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health

Oct

18

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 18th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Read the MAReport: For Health Literacy Month, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Michelle Burda writes about “Expanding Health Literacy Knowledge” to improve communication between patients and healthcare professionals. National Network of Libraries of Medicine News Request for Information (RFI): The National… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

18

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Expanding Health Literacy Knowledge

Posted by on October 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags:

Health literacy is a complex concept. As professionals and health care consumers, it is equally important to develop or improve both your communication and health literacy skills. To do this we must first understand what health literacy is. One of the current definitions of health literacy as defined in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Oct

11

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 11th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight National Health Observances: Looking for tools and materials to promote Health Literacy Month? Check out the NNLM Community Engagement Network’s National Health Observances page for premade slides, handouts, social media blurbs, and kits that support health programming throughout the year. You… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

08

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In the Region

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) staff are always working on something new! Whether we’re developing and teaching classes, exhibiting or presenting at conferences, visiting our Members and Partners, or spending time in the office, our work focuses on advancing the progress of medicine and improving public health through… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, In the Region

Oct

04

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on October 4th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Read the MAReport: This quarter, Health Professions Coordinator Erin Seger wrote about her current work to develop a clinical program in a box. NLM Resource Update: ToxNet, an integrated system of toxicology and environmental health information, will be retired on December… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Oct

02

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Explore Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on October 2nd, 2019 0 comments

Because it can be challenging to find a compatible health provider, choose health insurance coverage, or understand medical terms, organizations have been observing October as Health Literacy Month since 1999. It is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and making the health care system easier to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Outreach

Sep

27

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on September 27th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Read the MAReport: This quarter, Health Programming Coordinator Michael Balkenhol highlighted the NNLM Reading Club, a selection of “ready-to-use” book titles and free downloadable materials designed to help libraries support health information needs in their communities. NLM Resource Update: ToxNet, an… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

Sep

25

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October and November Classes for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES)

Posted by on September 25th, 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! Health Statistics on the Web: October 17, 2019, 4:30PM – 5:30PM ET…. Read More »

Posted in: CHES

Sep

20

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on September 20th, 2019 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Applications Due: Submit an application today, September 20 by noon ET to be considered for the Health Programming in Public Libraries Award. Read the MAReport: The latest edition of the MAReport Newsletter is now available! This quarter, learn from Executive Director… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

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