This course is designed for participants to access reliable health information resources in multiple languages.
Public health professionals interested in advancing their ability to locate reliable health information. This may include public health nurses, community health workers, academic researchers, policy makers, and epidemiologists.
The length of time for participants to take this course is estimated to be one hour.
This course will cover resources that provide reliable health information in multiple languages.
- Data on current population of non-native English speakers in the United States
- Online resources for accessing health information in multiple languages
- Scenario Practices
You will have the opportunity to watch the simulation and then practice it where you have the chance to apply the knowledge.
At the end of this training module, you will be able to:
- Describe the current population of non-native English speakers in the United States.
- Identify at least three online resources for accessing health information in multiple languages.
- Analyze resources to access reliable health information in multiple languages.
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
Domain 3: Communication Skills
Communication Skills: 3C1 – Ensures that the literacy of populations served (e.g., ability to obtain, interpret, and use health and other information; social media literacy) is reflected in the organization’s policies, programs, and services
Domain 4: Cultural Competence
Cultural Competence: 4B5 – Ensures the diversity of individuals and populations is addressed in policies, programs, and services that affect the health of the community
Public Health 3.0
Foundational Infrastructure – Focusing on equity and cultural competence
Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts
Derek Johnson, MLIS
The following organizations collaborated on the development of this course: Hardin Library University of Iowa; Greater Midwest Region (GMR) National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM); University of Iowa College of Public Health Institute for Public Health Practice (UICPH-IPHP); and Midwestern Public Health Training Center (MPHTC).
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346-01 with The University of Iowa.