Classes / Continuing Education

Need a class at your location? Have a health information topic that you would like covered?  Let us know by sending us a class request for your library or organization.

While our classes are designed for an audience of library and literacy staff, we are happy to adapt them for different audiences and/or lengths of time.

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Cancer Information Inside and Out

This class introduces participants to quality consumer information resources about cancer. Students will explore cancer terminology and barriers to accessing cancer information, compare consumer cancer information websites, and practice using a variety of cancer information resources.

Drug Information Resources for Consumers

In this class, participants will explore authoritative, online consumer drug information resources; compare the content and specific strengths of the resources introduced; and practice using resources to answer questions and complete activities.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

This interactive, hands-on class will introduce participants to a variety of free, authoritative consumer health resources and provide time for guided practice. The impact of health literacy and resource evaluation will be explored and participants will also discuss reference interview tips, disclaimers, and collection development in the context of consumer health information.

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