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You’re Invited to Join Us for the First NNLM Book Discussion!

Posted by on April 4th, 2022 Posted in: Blog
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""You are invited to join us for the first NNLM Book Discussion! From May 2 until July 31, we will read Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick!

NNLM Book Discussion offers librarians and library staff interested in better understanding health issues their communities face an opportunity to explore topics with other professionals and earn Continuing Education Credit.

After acquiring the book in your preferred format, you can join us any time between May 2 and July 31 to participate.

Participants can complete the book and earn CE credit on their schedule. A new book is selected each quarter. Participants can acquire the book in their performed format and have three months to complete the requirements.

  1. Requirements to earn CE.
  2. Complete the book in your preferred format
  3. Log into the Moodle
  4. Explore the related resources
  5. Do ONE of the following
    1. Answer the required discussion question in Moodle
    2. Attend one of the two live discussion sessions and participate (June 1, 1:00 pm CT or July 7, 2:00 pm CT)

It is not necessary to engage in Moodle discussions for all three months, although you are welcome to do so.

Objectives

  • To increase library staff awareness and understanding of health issues faced by individuals and communities
  • Explore health resources from NLM, NIH, and other organizations related to the topic

Register here.

Image of the author ABOUT Bobbi Newman
Bobbi Newman (MLIS, MA) is the Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist for NNLM R6 at the University of Iowa. She is the author of Fostering Wellness in the Workplace: A Guide for Libraries. She developed the popular NNLM course “Wellness in the Library Workplace.” Bobbi is a mindfulness student and a member of Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). She currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Let’s Move in Libraries. She divides her time between her dog, reading fantasy and nonfiction, playing video games, crafting, kayaking, biking, and gardening.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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