Drug Information Resources for Consumers*


For more information or to schedule this course, please contact Shari Clifton <shari-clifton@ouhsc.edu>.

This hands-on, face-to-face class is designed to assist participants in answering a wide variety of drug information questions by providing an in-depth look at the Drug Information Portal and a select group of additional resources.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:

• Recognize authoritative, online drug information resources

• Compare the content and specific strengths of the resources introduced

• Practice using resources to answer questions and complete activities


15 minutes – Welcome & Introductions 

5 minutes – Drug Definitions

60 minutes – Drug Information Portal (demo / hands-on exercises / discussion) 

10 minutes – Break

80 minutes – Resource Exploration & Scavenger Hunts (demo / hands-on exercises / group discussion)
• ConsumerMedSafety.org
• Drugs.com
• National Institute on Drug Abuse
• Information for Consumers from the FDA

10 minutes – Wrap up & Evaluations

Facility Requirements

Laptop or other computers available for class exercises; Internet access; projector and screen for instructor use.

MLA CE Credits: 3