Basic Health Reference and MedlinePlus

Jul 14, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Description: This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the resources available on MedlinePlus, go over basic navigation on MedlinePlus, and will touch on basic health reference and other helpful resources to support your work.  


Learning Objectives:

After taking this tour, you should be able to:

  • Explain why MedlinePlus is an authoritative source of health information for consumers and patients 
  • Identify how to find specific health topic information or tools in MedlinePlus
  • Identify how to find specific drugs, herbs and supplements information in MedlinePlus


Presenter: Bennie Finch (she/her) is an Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Network of the National Library of Medicine in Region 7. Her office is located at the UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, MA. Prior to her library work, Bennie was a clinical social worker with children and families for many years. Bennie enjoys all libraries, but her specific focus is public libraries and consumer health information.




This webinar will be recorded.


This webinar is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Worcester.

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