ALA “Health Information 101” course

Registration for “Health Information 101”, an online course offered by the Reference and User Services Association, will close this Thursday, Nov. 8.

The course runs Nov. 12-Dec. 23, and is asynchronous. Students complete weekly assignments at their own pace, and there are no scheduled meeting times.

The course prepares librarians at all types of libraries to assist their patrons with access to reliable health information resources.

**CEUs are offered for students who complete the required coursework.** Review the course outline on the RUSA online learning page.

You should take this course if you want to:

  • Understand medical terminology
  • Learn the basics of evidence-based biomedical literature searching
  • Better serve older adults at your library
  • Know more about the business of healthcare
  • Review some of the best sites for medical, pharmaceutical and drug information
  • Create partnerships with hospital and academic medical librarians
  • Acquire the skills for evaluating health websites
  • Discuss health literacy statistics

Register online for this course now.

Registration rates start at $150* for RUSA members.

*This includes the $20 fee for CEU-accredited courses.


Questions about registration? Contact or (800) 545-2433, option 5.

Questions about the course? Contract RUSA Web Manager Andrea Hill at

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