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Upcoming Public Health Classes Offered by the NNLM

Posted by on October 27th, 2021 Posted in: Blog, Education and Outreach, NNLM, NNLM Class, Public Health

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is offering classes on 3 Public Health topics in November.  These popular classes, Health Statistics, From Problem to Prevention: Evidence -Based Public Health and Rural Health Resources will include information on how to find and use National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other information resources.   Classes will be held virtually and qualify for CE credit.

Wednesday November 3rd, 1:00 PM EST

This 1 hour webinar focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, 2:00 PM EST

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention.  Class qualifies for 1.0 CHES credits.

This webinar will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities. We will explore websites from the National Library of Medicine, U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, Rural Health Information Hub and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Class qualifies for CHES, CHIS Level 1 credits.

Visit the NNLM Training page to learn more about other classes being offered in your region and nationally.   You can also browse a list of recordings of past NNLM webinars.  Classes can be searched by experience level and whether a course offers continuing education credit.




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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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NNLM Public Health Coordination Office University of Massachusetts Medical School 55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, MA 01655 (508) 856-7633
This has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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