The SCC/MLA Continuing Education Committee is pleased to offer two continuing education (CE) classes for the 2021 SCC/MLA Virtual Meeting, which will be held outside of the virtual meeting dates.
Registration for these classes will be handled through the usual meeting registration, which opens on August 16, 2021.
Providing Multilingual & Multicultural Health Information
This one-hour webinar will provide a basic introduction to foreign-born populations. The presentation will start with some background data about immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. We'll touch briefly on concepts related to cultural competence and humility and how to integrate them into your work. Finally, we'll review the CDC's Refugee Health Profiles, HHS's Office of Minority Health, and the National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus Health Information in Multiple Languages.
At the conclusion of the class, participants will be able to:
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) credit.
OUCH! Exploring Vaccines from Smallpox to COVID
Evidence supports the use of vaccines for the prevention of many diseases, however, misinformation and issues with health care accessibility may prevent people from getting the care they need. Through a variety of activities, this course will provide opportunities for participants to become acquainted with the history of vaccines, examine topics such as vaccine hesitancy and herd immunity, and explore authoritative, consumer-friendly resources.