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From the GMR: Consumer health info classes in St. Louis, July 19-20

Some of you may be interested in these classes which are being offered next month in St. Louis. Please use the link below to register with our sister region, MCR.

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WHAT: Free consumer health classes offered at Becker Medical Library this July. The registration URL below provides links to class descriptions.

WHEN:
Measuring Your Impact: Using Evaluation for Library Advocacy
Monday July 19th, 10:00 am--5:00 pm
6 MLA CE credits, Room: King Center and Farrell Learning & Teaching Center

The ABCs of DNA
Tuesday July 20th, 8:00am--12:00 noon
4 MLA CE credits, Room 601B, Becker Medical Library

Beyond an Apple a Day
Tuesday July 20th, 1:00pm--5:00 pm
4 MLA CE credits, Room 601B, Becker Medical Library

WHO: Staff from all types of libraries, students in education or library science programs, patients, family members, and community health agents are all welcome to attend.

If you have been procrastinating on taking these kinds of classes, now is a great time! We are not always fortunate enough to have staff in St. Louis to teach them face-to-face. The Tuesday classes need more enrollment or they will be canceled.

WHY: Among other reasons, these classes meet requirements for the Medical Library Association Consumer Health Information Specialization (http://www.mlanet.org/education/chc) and continuing education requirements for the Medical Library Association Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

WHERE: Becker Library is at the corner of Euclid and McKinley Avenues next to Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Parking map is attached. Please note some garages do not accept debit or credit cards. Becker Library is a short walk south of the MetroLink Central West End station.

HOW: Register for classes online at http://tinyurl.com/mcrclasses.

Will Olmstadt, MS, MPH
Public Health Information Specialist
Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8132, 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
Office: 314-362-4734
olmstadtw@wusm.wustl.edu

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