Health Information Outreach Online Learning Opportunity – MLA CE available

From Tony Yancey:

Health Information Outreach and Community Engagement: Lessons Learned from the Experts
Thursday, February 12, 2009 / 2 – 3:30 PM

Engaging your community with health information outreach projects is
rewarding, meaningful work. Come learn from the experiences of experts
in health information outreach and community engagement. Each speaker
has led a successful health information outreach subcontract from the
National Network of Libraries of Medicine/ New England Region. The
program is intended for anyone interested in pursuing funding or
learning more about how to engage the local community in effective
health information outreach.

*Earn 1.5 Medical Library Association CE units

The Experts:
Beth Schneider, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Project: Access to Resources for Community Health (ARCH) / Head Start
CAPIC Collaboration
Marianne Burke, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Project: Connecting Patients, Providers, and the Community with Quality
Health Information Outreach
Anne Conner, Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton, NH
Project: Northern New Hampshire Health Information Outreach

Participants will:

a) Learn about three successful health information outreach projects

b) Learn how to plan and implement a successful health information outreach project

c) Know about the process of applying for funding from the NN/LM

d) Be aware of the rewards and challenges of conducting a health information outreach project

e) Gain knowledge about project evaluation

Registration:
Registration is free and on a first come, first serve basis. Session will be limited to fifty participants. To register, please contact Martha Pearson at martha.pearson@umassmed.edu. In your email please include:
* Name
* Institution / address with zip code / phone / e-mail
* Name of the program (Health Information Outreach and Community
Engagement: Lessons Learned from the Experts).

Details of how to access the teleconference and Adobe Connect session
will be forwarded at registration.

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