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 and On-Demand Consumer Health Information Courses

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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - October 2021

This online class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating reliable health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - September 2021

This online class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating reliable health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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PubMed Essentials

If you’re new to PubMed or just want a refresher this online class is designed for you. The class is made up of 12 short units that include very short videos, exercises and quizzes. The class gives you the chance to explore PubMed at your own pace with guided tours and exercises.
Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Rural Health Resources

This session will describe hallmarks of rural America, identify access challenges of living in rural communities, and equip participants with tools to service the health information needs of those living in rural communities.
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The Consumer Health Library: A Site for Service, Education, and Hope (Recording)

The MLA webinar, "The Consumer Health Library: A Site for Service, Education, and Hope" is available via on-demand recording. Join Jacqueline Davis as she presents on the role of the consumer health librarian and outreach.
Information Services CE Passport MLA Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Tips and Tools for Closing the Digital Health Divide

Join us for the virtual programming series “Tips and Tools for Closing the Digital Health Divide” to learn about digital literacy as it relates to reliable health information. Discover ideas for implementing or supporting digital literacy engagement.
Information Services NNLM Consumer Health Information Specialization