Accessing Reliable Disaster and Emergency Health Resources on the Internet (CHE 758)During this 1.5-hour course, the instructor (a medical librarian with disaster health information training through the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Information Specialist Program) will demonstrate national and local Internet-based resources for disaster preparation and management, including those based on evidence from previous disasters and/or developed as best practices by government, academic, and other sources and vetted by medical librarians for reliability. Resources for small-town/rural communities, with special attention to seniors and other vulnerable populations, will be highlighted. These include links to toolkits, guidelines/best practices, continuing education courses, videos, professional literature, and more, with some designated for particular disciplines. Contact hours for human services professionals. Laypersons welcome. This training program is sponsored in whole or in part by the National Library of Medicine. For more information, call 301-784-5526.
There is no charge for this training, but you must register by calling 301-784-5341.
9/10, Tuesday (1 session)
6:00 - 7:30 PM
ACM: CE- 8