Consumer Health Information Specialization


The Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) offers basic and advanced training opportunities for individuals whose work roles include providing health information services to the public, patients, and families. 

Learn more about this specialization and what it can do for you.


Scheduled Consumer Health Information Courses

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ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers - August 2019

Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics and resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Online
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ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers - March

Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics and resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - April 18, 2019

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - March 2019

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Face-to-Face
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - September 2019

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe - August 28

Is this you? More than 50% of us do not have copies of crucial documents, lack emergency supplies and parents Do Not have designated meeting places in case of a disaster. This 1 hour webinar or in person class can introduce you to the necessary resources to keep your loved ones safe.
Disaster Information Specialization Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Face-to-Face
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Non-Member Free

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April 26, 2019

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Face-to-Face
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April to July 2019

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Face-to-Face
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - August 22, 2019

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Face-to-Face
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Non-Member N/A

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - August through September 2019

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM