Moodle Course on Refugee Health — “From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information”

NNLM-LOGO-MiddleAtlantic-BlueThe (NN/LM), Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) invites you to this 3 week self-paced, asynchronous introduction to cultural competency, the unique health information needs of refugees and immigrants, and relevant health information resources: From Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information August 15th, 2016 – September 6th, 2016 This class is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several Internet resources. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities. This class has been approved for 4 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association for each part and is eligible for MLA Level I and Level II CHIS. Register: Course Contact: Kate Flewelling, NN/LM MAR Regional Contact: Annette Parde-Maass, NN/LM MCR Annette Parde-Maass Education and Outreach Coordinator National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region Creighton University Health Sciences Library 402.280.4156   Check out the Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Blog,
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