[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


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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