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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - NNLM SEA Moodle thru April 22, 2019

In this 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
Webinar
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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library - November 6, 2018

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
Webinar
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ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians - Jan

This online course on ClinicalTrials.gov demonstrates ways to search and interpret clinical trials with results; and discusses the unique position of health science and consumer health librarians to provide education and advocate for the results database and submission requirements.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Resources - March

This in-person or online class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources

Evidence shows that there are unique factors and behaviors which affect health outcomes in rural America. This webinar shares the challenges and attributes of living in rural America and equips participants with resources to service their health information needs.
Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM