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Tutorials from the National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/dist_edu.html The National Library of Medicine exhibited at the Medical Library Association Conference, held in May, and presented tutorials on how to use several of their online resources. They recorded these presentations and have made them available online.     Scroll down … Continue reading

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“Understanding Medical Words” – A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

This tutorial teaches about medical words.  The person using this tutorial will learn about how to put together parts of medical words and also find quizzes to test learning.     The online tutorial “Understanding Medical Words” now includes audio.     This tutorial … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Together: The New Readers of Iowa

I saw a familiar name on the Health Literacy Listserv this morning. Julie McKinney, the list moderator posted a story on behalf of Archie Williard. I first met Archie when the New Readers of Iowa sponsored a Health Literacy Symposium … Continue reading

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Tutorial – Health Literacy: New Field, New Opportunities

This tutorial was developed with funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, with the New England Region. Learn about the challenges associated with low health literacy, meet some of the new health literacy practitioners in the field, hear … Continue reading

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OK – Why Create a Blog on "Health Literacy"? – Part 3

Health Literacy Month Health Literacy Month was founded in 1999 by Helen Osborne. Working with health professionals, literacy specialists, professional associations, and health care organizations around the world, Helen continues to lead this international campaign to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

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OK – Why Create a Blog on "Health Literacy"? – Part 2

Health Literacy Awareness… My Experience My passionate desire to learn all I can about the issues of health literacy began as I attended a Conference in 2004, entitled the New Readers of Iowa’s — “Health and Literacy Working Together”. I … Continue reading

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Ok – Why Create a Blog on "Health Literacy"?

I have been passionate about health literacy – most of this decade. Participating in this class – Learning 2.0 @ MCR-PSR – has given me the motivation to start blogging. We have a tremendous opportunity to impact the issues of … Continue reading

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