Correction: Webinar: Measles, Immunizations, and Finding Accurate Health Information with MedlinePlus

This Alert is being issued as a correction to the one that was sent earlier today. Incorrect speakers were listed previously. Please excuse the inconvenience.

Register to attend the live training webinar, "Measles, Immunizations, and Finding Accurate Health Information with MedlinePlus."

NOTE: In addition to receiving a Certificate of Completion from GPO, attendees of this webinar can receive 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit from the Medical Library Association.

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (EDT)


Recording and closed captioning are available. All webinars are free of charge.

  • Speakers: 
    • Aimee Gogan, Technical Information Specialist, U.S. National Library of Medicine
    • Andrew Plumer, Reference Librarian, U.S. National Library of Medicine
  • Learning outcomes: This webinar provides an overview of MedlinePlus with a focus on locating measles and vaccination information. Presenters will also describe the suite of free consumer health classes offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the process of earning the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS). After this presentation, participants should be able to:
    • Explain why MedlinePlus is an authoritative source of health information for consumers/patients.
    • Identify and navigate the MedlinePlus Childhood Immunization health topic page.
    • Identify and navigate the MedlinePlus Measles health topic page.
    • Recognize the benefits of acquiring skills to provide health information services to consumers and earning the CHIS.
  • Expected level of knowledge for participants: No prerequisite knowledge required
  • Upon registering, a confirmation email from sqldba @ icohere.com will be sent with instructions for joining the webinar. To ensure delivery of that email, configure your junk mail or spam filter(s) to permit messages from that address. If you do not receive it, please notify GPO. In order to attend or present at a GPO-hosted webinar, a WebEx plug-in must be installed. Download instructions.

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