Available Until 10/31/2028

More Than a Bandage: Health Information Resources for K-12 Professionals*

This course is not available for enrollment and has been retired by the provider.

This course is an introduction to free health information and educational resources for K - 12 professionals provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other trusted organizations. Participants will learn about consumer health sites with an emphasis on MedlinePlus covering general health resources, drug information, multi-cultural and multi-language resources, career/professional resources, and youth heath issues. This course is designed for school nurses, health educators, librarians, and other K - 12 professionals.

Site URLhttps://nnlm.gov/classes/bandage

Learning Objectives
This class provides an overview of consumer health resources freely available from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).  By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Identify health resources from the National Library of Medicine

  • Connect colleagues and caregivers with high quality health information resources

  • Find and apply resources for K-12 populations that can be used for lesson planning, homework help, research projects, and/or health and science programming


  • Introduction 
  • General health resources
  • Drug information 
  • Multi-cultural and multi-language resources
  • Career/professional resources 
  • Youth heath issues 
  • Class exercises 
  • Discussion 

Facility Requirements  
Class can be lecture style, in computer lab or webinar.

MLA CE Credits: 1, 2 or 3