Friday, September 30, 2011

Consumer Health Library Classes


From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet
Wednesday, October 5
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

This hands-on course will describe why it is important to evaluate websites. Participants will be given criteria for how to evaluate health information on the Internet.

Prescription for Success: Consumer Health Information on the Web
Wednesday, October 5
12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This hands-on introduction to consumer health information will cover the information-seeking behaviors of consumers, the basics of MedlinePlus.gov, DIRLINE, ClinicalTrials.gov and other reliable web pages such as those from professional medical associations and advocacy groups. It will cover sites devoted to pharmaceutical information for consumers, drug-interaction databases and herbal information.

Register for these classes at: http://tinyurl.com/scrclasses

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