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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From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information - October 2019

Teens experience many changes physically and mentally. Both blended and face-to-face classes include an overview of teen health information needs and information seeking behaviors, communication tips, and credible health information resources for teens.
Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information July 2020

Information on teen concerns regarding body image and gender identity, e-cigarettes and vaping, depression, sexuality, and stress are just some of the issues facing teens as they experience many physical and mental changes.
Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Non-Member Free

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - August - September 2020

This 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
Online
Member Free
Non-Member Free

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - August 2019

This 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
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information - June 2020

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 Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction - April 2020

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction - July 2020

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction - July 2020

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction - September 2019

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community: An Introduction April 2020

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM