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Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics

Course Description
Registration
MLA CE Credit
Public Health Competencies
Course Developers
About the Disaster Information Specialization Certificate

Course Description

Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics

This class provides a comprehensive overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster mitigation, planning, response, and recovery. This self-paced course will cover key sources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), federal and non-federal agencies, and international organizations. Tools for locating, organizing and disseminating disaster health information are covered.

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MLA CE Credit

This course is worth 3 continuing education (CE) credits from the Medical Library Association (MLA)

CE credits from this class may be used toward the MLA Disaster Information Specialization Program document of completion at the Basic Level.

To obtain a certificate showing that you have completed this class, complete the MLA-required “Continuing Education Evaluation Survey” at the end of the course.

Public Health Competencies

This course is also listed in the Public Health Foundation TRAIN Learning Management System. Logging in through TRAIN allows participating TRAIN affiliate members to track their personal online training transcripts.
Search Course ID: 1064823
Course Developer

Robin Featherstone, MLIS
Research Librarian
Alberta Research Center for Health Evidence
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada

For questions or concerns about a course, please contact the Disaster Information Management Research Center at dimrc@nlm.nih.gov
About the Disaster Information Specialization Certificate

The Medical Library Association (MLA) awards a Basic or Advanced certificate for completion of courses and other activities as part of the Disaster Information Specialization Program. Courses and activities that meet the requirements for a certificate are outlined in the Disaster Information Model Curriculum.
This course was first developed in 2011 and updated in 2015/2016 as part of a Medical Library Association project (contract HHS-N-276-2010-00782-P) funded by the National Library of Medicine.