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Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics provides a comprehensive overview of the essential resources needed to provide health-related information services for supporting disaster mitigation, planning, response and recovery. This interactive, case-based workshop 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 will also be discussed. This course was originally developed by Robin Featherstone, email@example.com.
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Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization
By the end of the course, participants will be comfortable locating disaster health information; be confident using a variety of disaster health databases, tools and websites; be knowledgeable about initiatives and technologies for accessing disaster health information.
Intro: Disaster Medicine & Disaster Workforce (sharing & lecture) 0 - 20 min
Case Discussion: 20 - 25 min
Disaster Literature (lecture): 25 - 45 min
Search Exercises (activity): 45 - 65 min
BREAK: 65 - 80 min
NLM Resources for Disaster Health Information (lecture): 80 - 100 min
Search Exercises (activity): 100 - 130 min
BREAK: 130 - 145 min
Tools - Apps, Email Lists, RSS, Widgets (lecture): 145 - 160 min
Summary (discussion): 160 - 180 min
Practice Exercises (activity): 180 - 240 min
Need for This Course:
This is the foundational course for MLA's disaster information specialization.
The instructional methods used include
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, and Case Study.
For classroom: Computers with Internet access. Lectern computer with Microsoft PowerPoint and a digital projector.
For online: Access to MLA's Moodle course site.