The Affordable Care Act – Assisting Your Library Patrons 

In this webinar, Cheryl Rowan (Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region), will help librarians prepare for the questions they may receive from patrons regarding the Affordable Care Act. What are the best resources to use for questions from library patrons? How much assistance can and should you provide as a librarian? Join us for this “can’t miss” event -- offered twice for your scheduling convenience.

About the presenter:

Cheryl Rowan is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), and works closely with libraries, consumer health organizations, healthcare professionals, and the general public in the five states served by the SCR (AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX). Since coming to the NN/LM SCR, she has developed classes which highlight National Library of Medicine resources relevant to the topics of health literacy, health statistics, refugee populations, and nutrition resources. Prior to this position, she served as the Public Health Coordinator for the NN/LM SCR and has worked at The Texas Medical Center Library (Houston, TX), as well as public and school libraries. Cheryl was named as a 2012 Mover & Shaker in the library industry by the editors of the national publication Library Journal.

About the National Network of Libraries of Medicine:

The official mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Among other activities, staff members develop and teach a wide assortment of free classes which promote National Library of Medicine databases.

Dates & registration:

September 06, 2013

10-11am CDT

September 26, 2013

10-11am CDT

(Repeat offering)

CE Credit:

Attendance at either live Webinar qualifies for 1 hours of Texas State Library Continuing Education credit. However, printed Certificates of Completion will not be issued. Instead, a follow-up email will be sent 2-3 business days after each event to individuals who logged in and attended the live Webinar. Attendees are advised to save and/or print the follow-up email as it will serve as proof of attendance for CE purposes.

CE credit is also available for group viewings of live Webinar events -- please follow the Group Webinar Viewing procedure listed in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Technical Requirements and other Frequently Asked Questions?

We are using the GoToWebinar web conferencing software for our Webinars. For more information on technical requirements and answers to other frequently asked questions, please visit our Webinar FAQ page.

Questions? Please contact:

Naomi DiTullio
Distance Learning Consultant
Phone: 512-936-2586

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