Health Literacy

Date: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 1:00pm

Accessing Quality Online Health Information.

Sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the D.C. Department of Health's HIV/AIDS Administration (DCDH/HAA). Presented by the Project for Intermediate Advocates (PIA).

Instructors: A. Muhammad & G. Thomas

901 G St. N.W., Room #311
Washington, DC 20001

Learn how to find quality online health information.

Required Skills
The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.

Note: Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your e-mail account.

Class Objectives
You will be able to:

Navigate medical Web sites

Evaluate medical Web sites for updates and active links

Research personal health issues

Make informed health decisions based on information retrieved from creditable health Web sites