Courses >> Online Health Information
5 Activities
16 Minutes
Intermediate
Contributed by Contributed by Crystal Schimpf, Kixal LLC, with support from Margot Malachowski, Carolyn Martin, and Bobbi Newman, National Network of Libraries of Medicine.
Topics: Health

The Internet is a common place to look for health information. This course will help you understand how to access reliable sources for health information, and how to avoid potentially harmful information. 


Activities in This Course

1
Trusted Sources
02:10
1 02:10

Trusted Sources

Overview of reliable sources of online health information.


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2
Navigating MedlinePlus
03:30
2 03:30

Navigating MedlinePlus

Overview of navigating a health information website.


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3
Searching for Info
03:00
3 03:00

Searching for Info


Two different ways to search for online health information.


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4
Evaluating Sources
03:30
4 03:30

Evaluating Sources

Tips for evaluating health information websites.


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5
Avoiding Harmful Sites
03:50
5 03:50

Avoiding Harmful Sites

Overview of specific types of website to be careful with.

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