[Libs-Or] Register now for free online course "From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet"
aldrich3 at u.washington.edu
Wed Feb 4 11:13:45 PST 2009
I am forwarding this message on behalf of Nikki Dettmar. Please contact
Nikki [ snydern at u.washington.edu ] with questions about the course.
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"
beginning on *February 16* and ending on *March 2nd* with a live web
conference (details below). Learn how to evaluate health information sites
on the Internet using the following criteria: Accuracy, Authority, Bias,
Currency and Coverage.More information about the course is available at
http://cech.mlanet.org/node/300. You may register for the course at
http://tinyurl.com/CERegistration. Instructions on how to be placed on a
waitlist will be given at the registration website when the course is full.
This course has been offered several times in the past few 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 -
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, March 2nd at 10am* Pacific.
An optional final project is available if you an unable to attend the
conference... we understand the demands of library scheduling!
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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