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 - 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 (Emergency Preparedness)

Do you provide or are you interested in offering health outreach or programming at your library/organization? This class provides an introduction to health outreach using free and reliable resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free 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 - 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
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe - January 2019

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 or 2 hour webinar or in person class can introduce you to the necessary resources to keep your loved ones safe.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services 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 - February

In this face-to-face and online class, the health information-seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian is covered. 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 N/A
Non-Member N/A

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library - April 10, 2019

This popular in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Non-Member Free

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library - April 2019

This popular online or in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM