Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics
- 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 covers 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.
- This course is free, however you must set up an account.
If this is your first course:
If you already have an account, login to enroll and launch the course: Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics.
- MLA CE Credit
- This course is worth 3 continuing education (CE) credits from the Medical Library Association (MLA).
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. For question one, select Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics. After you complete the survey, a certificate will appear.
- 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
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 email@example.com.
- 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 as part of a Medical Library Association project (contract HHS-N-276-2010-00782-P) funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), and updated by NLM in 2015-2016.