Here are some upcoming classes on health information resources. Classes are part of the NNLM programs expanding access and training in health information resources.
The Role of Indoor Environmental Air Hazards on the Health of Children: Offered June 8, 2022 11:00 am EDT / 10:00 am CDT / 9:00 am MDT / 8:00 am PDT
There is a direct relationship between our environments and our health. Our knowledge about the role of indoor exposures and human health has grown exponentially in the past 50 years. Children, because of their developmental status, are uniquely susceptible to certain chemical exposures, many of which are anthropogenic. This presentation will provide a case example of a multidisciplinary approach designed to explore, identify, and address some of these exposures, particularly the ones known to have adverse health effects in order to improve child health in the Kansas City Metro Area.
Learners will be able to:
Speakers Kevin Kennedy, Luke Gard, Elizabeth Friedman are from the Environmental Health Program at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.
This program is part of Health Bytes with Region 3, a monthly web conference presented by the Region 3 of NNLM on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources, and technology topics.
Health Statistics on the Web: Offered June 16, 2022 2:00 pm EDT / 1:00 pm CDT / Noon MDT / 11:00 am PDT
This class is part of the NNLM Public Health Curriculum geared towards reaching the public health workforce with training opportunities supporting the effective use of National Library of Medicine and other high quality information resources.
In this 1 hour webinar you will learn the difference between data and statistics, key features and use of health statistics, steps to finding health statistics, and sources of health statistics at the local, state and national level. The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. You will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics resources through the use of examples.
At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:
This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0. Continuing Competency credits available are 0. Provider ID#_1144109_11032021