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Registration is open for the NNLM Virtual Health Misinformation Symposium April 4-6, 2023.

Posted by on March 1st, 2023 Posted in: Health Misinformation
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Registration now open for the NNLM Virtual Symposium, Health Misinformation, April 4-6 2023

The 2023 NNLM Virtual Symposium, Health Misinformation will explore both the research behind health misinformation movements and provide practical and evidence-based solutions to support librarians, health educators, and direct care providers in combating the spread of all types of health misinformation. Topics may include the types of misinformation, history of health misinformation, tips to understand health research, combating social media spread, the effects of health misinformation on individuals and communities, and highlighting replicable programs that Network Members can implement to address health misinformation.
This virtual symposium will feature sessions focused on data, public health, libraries, and general health misinformation.
Featuring the following Keynote speakers:

This virtual symposium will feature sessions focused on data, public health, libraries, and general health misinformation.
Objectives
  1. Distinguish between the types of misinformation
  2. Describe current research regarding health misinformation
  3. Identify and implement resources and tools to combat health misinformation, resources, and tools
  4. Explore programs, projects, and practices related to health misinformation in communities
  5. Increase awareness of NNLM, NLM, and NLM products
This event is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about health misinformation! Register
today!

Register today!

Follow this event on Twitter: #HealthMisinfoNNLM

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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