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Jul

09

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NNLM Webinar on August 7, “Graphic Public Health: Comics for Health Literacy, Health Promotion, and Advocacy”

Posted by on July 9th, 2019 Tags:

Registration is now available for the one-hour NNLM webinar on Wednesday, August 7, at 11:00 AM PDT, Graphic Public Health: Comics for Health Literacy, Health Promotion, and Advocacy, hosted by the New England Region. The medium of comics is uniquely suited for conveying health information in engaging, economical, and culturally sensitive ways. Comic narratives also… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Public Health

May

21

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NNLM Webinar on June 19: Libraries Connecting You to Coverage

Posted by on May 21st, 2019 Tags:

The NNLM Pacific Northwest Region is hosting a one-hour webinar on June 19 at 1:00 PM PDT focusing on the Public Library Association’s (PLA) health insurance education initiative, Libraries Connecting You to Coverage. The session will help public library staff better understand the importance of health insurance literacy, how to promote accurate health information and… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Public Health

Oct

24

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NNLM CHIS Training Opportunity: Health and Wellness at the Library Online Class Starts November 12!

Posted by on October 24th, 2018

Are you interested in consumer health? Are you interested in a highly interactive, robust learning experience with other engaged librarians? If so, register now for the 4-week online class Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services. Centered around eight core competencies, this free online course provides a rich learning… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Health Literacy, Search Tools, Social networking

Jan

04

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NLM Resources for Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by on January 4th, 2018

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. The National Library of Medicine resources MedlinePlus and HealthReach provide resources in multiple languages on such topics as cervical cancer screening and HPV, including: It’s a Simple Test – Cervical Cancer Screening (15 languages) – This one-page handout educates women about regular pap tests for cervical cancer screening. It… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Events, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

Dec

19

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Outreach Videos Available on the National Library of Medicine YouTube Channel

Posted by on December 19th, 2017

If you need educational videos to teach students about environmental health topics, or maybe an overview of how family caregivers can use MedlinePlus, you can find these videos and more through the Outreach and Services playlist on the NLM YouTube channel.¬†Check out the following examples: K-12 Students and Educators:¬†Watch short educational animations about environmental health… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

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