[Libs-Or] Free online consumer health course from NN/LM - register today!

Alison Aldrich aldrich3 at u.washington.edu
Tue Sep 30 15:14:18 PDT 2008


Thank you for your enthusiastic response to our consumer health class below,
which is now full.

If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for any unexpected vacancies
for the current session or advance priority notice for the January 2009
class, please respond directly to Nikki Dettmar at snydern at u.washington.edu

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On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Alison Aldrich
<aldrich3 at u.washington.edu>wrote:

> The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region
> (NN/LM PNR) is pleased to offer the online course: "From Snake Oil to
> Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet" - by
> popular demand, a second special session for public and other libraries in
> the Pacific Northwest only! Learn how to evaluate health information sites
> on the Internet using the following criteria: Accuracy, Authority, Bias,
> Currency and Coverage.
>
> This course has been offered four times in the past two years and has been
> very well-received.  Participants will receive 3 Medical Library Association
> continuing education contact hours that can be applied to their Consumer
> Health Information Specialization - http://www.mlanet.org/education/chc/
>
> Nikki Dettmar - Acting Education and Assessment Coordinator, will be
> facilitating the course.  The course is asynchronous, meaning you can work
> at your own pace via a private class website, with the exception of a live
> web conference that will take place on Monday, October 20th at 10am Pacific.
> An optional final project is available if you an unable to attend the
> conference... we understand the demands of library scheduling!
>
> There are only 8 remaining spaces left due to the waitlist from the
> previous class in July-August, and this announcement is posted to 5 state
> library lists. Please respond directly to snydern at u.washington.edu as soon
> as possible to register! A wait list will be maintained for the next
> offering of the class, tenatively scheduled for January 2009.
>
> Best regards,
> Nikki
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  Nikki Dettmar, MSIS
>  Acting Education and Assessment Coordinator
>  National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region
>  University of Washington Health Sciences Library
>  Phone: (206) 543-3409
>  Toll free: (800) 338-7657
>  Fax: (206) 543-2469
>  Email: snydern at u.washington.edu
>  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
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