Serving Diverse Communities: Finding Data on Health Disparities

This course is designed for participants to access reliable health information resources in multiple languages.

Intended Audience
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.

Course Content
This course will cover resources that provide reliable health information in multiple languages.

Data on the 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.

Learning Objectives
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.

Acknowledgements
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).

Course length 1 hour

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