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Upcoming Webinar on Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information

Posted by on May 21st, 2020 Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education, Public Health


Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Time: 2 PM ET/1 PM CT

Description: This one-hour webinar will provide a basic introduction to foreign-born populations. The presentation will start with some background data about immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. We’ll touch briefly on concepts related to cultural competence and humility and how to integrate them into your work. Finally, we’ll review the CDC’s Refugee Health Profiles, HHS’s Office of Minority Health, and the National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus and HealthReach.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current landscape of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in the United States
  • Explain the difference between cultural competence and humility and how they influence workplace environments
  • Identify reliable websites that provide quality health information in multiple languages

Continuing Education: Sponsored by The National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., 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 hour.

This class also offers 1 MLA CE and is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) credit.

Registration: Registration is free and can be accessed through the NNLM class instance.

For additional information, please contact Liz Waltman.

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