Health Information Resources for Culturally Diverse Patients
Monday, October 8th, 2018
Noon – 1:00 pm
Lower level of the HS/HSL
If you provide care for patients/clients with limited English proficiency, learn about quality multilingual, multicultural health information resources available to you from the Health Sciences & Human Services Library (HS/HSL).
Learn where to locate patient education resources, including medication information, available in other languages as well as those written in easy to read English. The discussion will include the potential impact utilizing health literacy resources can have on patient adherence, safety, and satisfaction.
To register, go to the Library’s website
& click on Workshops & Tutorials.
Help protect yourselves, your families, friends, and colleagues! Flu shots available to UMB campus employees and students in the 1st Floor Tower of the Library (entrance to the left of the guard’s desk as you enter). The flu clinic is provided by Walgreens in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy and the HS/HSL. Please register HERE for additional information and remember to bring your insurance cards and a photo ID.
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Thank you all for the wonderful turn-out to the Outbreak opening exhibit.
Outbreak exhibit grand opening, Dr. Philip A. Mackowiak and the HS/HSL’s Executive Director, MJ Tooey wait for the event to start.
Dr. Justin Ortiz spoke about flu research at UMB and the potential for a global vaccine.
SOP’s Professor Layson-Wolf and others attended.
SOM’s David Kohn examines the timeline charting the flu pandemic of 1918 in Baltimore.
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It was great to see all of the UMB community out at Fall Fest 2018 today. We met so many students, staff, faculty and many others at our table. Please come by the HS/HSL and see what a great place it is and the expertise and services we have to offer.
Information Services staff chat with a SOM fellow. @ummedschool
SON student shows off the amazing buttons she made at the HS/HSL. @marylandnursing
FACT: Only 12% of the U.S. adult population has proficient health literacy.
Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them?
This workshop covers the basics of health literacy & clear communication including tools that will assist you in creating easy-to-read materials. Also incorporated will be an opportunity for attendees to practice putting difficult medical jargon into plain language.
Sept. 25, 2018 (Tuesday), 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Oct. 30, 2018 (Tuesday), 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Health Sciences & Human Services Library
To register, go to the HS/HSL’s Workshop Schedule
The Office of Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) has launched an updated UMB mobile app. Find quick links to Blackboard, URecFit, and us, the HS/HSL! The app is available by free download from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
The HS/HSL wishes everyone a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend. We will be closed from Saturday, September 1st to Monday, September 3rd. Fall hours start on Tuesday, September 4th.
Upcoming Events for Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World
Thursday, September 13, 10:30 a.m. Exhibit Opening, Press Conference, located in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery on the first floor. Please RSVP HERE. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, October 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Flu shots available to UMB campus employees and students in the 1st Floor Tower of the Library. Please bring your insurance information.
Flu clinic provided by Walgreens in collaboration with the School of Pharmacy and the HS/HSL. Please RSVP HERE.
Friday, October 5, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., HS/HSL Gladhill Boardroom, 5th floor, a light lunch will be served and Philip A. Mackowiak, ’70, emeritus professor of medicine and the Carolyn Frenkil and Selvin Passen History of Medicine Scholar-in-Residence will present, “The ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918, What’s Past is Prologue.” RSVP to email@example.com
As part of “UMB Welcomes You” for new students, come by and visit the HS/HSL’s table. Learn about the Top 10 Reasons to Love the HS/HSL. You might procure one of our famous yellow highlighters too!