Creighton University at Highlander presents: Health Literacy with Kiara Comfort, MLIS

Zoom

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Kiara is the Education and Outreach Coordinator at the Health Services Library at Creighton University, funded under a grant from the Network of the National Library of Medicine. She earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Missouri. Prior to becoming a librarian, she worked in the health care field for nine years.

She is a Junior Board Member of ICON Library Consortium, a member of the Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MCMLA) where she serves on its Advocacy Committee.

Overview of program:

Are you curious as to why health literacy is an important topic? This is especially true in an era where we have access to a lot of information but may not find the most reliable health information resources.
This program will focus on what health literacy is, the risks of low health literacy and how to evaluate and identify resources to find authoritative health information that can help people make informed decisions about their health.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://creighton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrcO2grDwpGdSyjrl_HGuuuE_fKLidxgSo

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Contact Info

Creighton Highlander
creightonhighlander@creighton.edu
(402) 280-5875

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