This online, asynchronous course is designed to provide attendees with some basic statistics on individuals with limited English proficiency in the United States and demonstrate how to use resources from the National Library of Medicine to access reliable health information in multiple languages.
Attendees will learn about data from the American Community Survey and U.S. Census Bureau, and then receive demonstrations on how to access reliable health information in multiple languages through the National Library of Medicine's HealthReach, MedlinePlus, and Specialized Information Services databases.
At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:
- Describe the current population of non-native English speakers in the United States
- Identify at least three online resources for accessing health information in multiple languages
- Analyze resources to access reliable health information in multiple languages
The course is presented using Articulate Storyline software and offered via a Moodle LMS. The course is designed take approximately 1 hour to complete.
MLA CE Credits: 1