Institute for Public Health Practice at the University of Iowa

Serving Diverse Communities: Accessing Reliable Health Information in Multiple Languages

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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0.50 hours


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This course is designed for participants to access reliable health information resources in multiple languages.

This training is half an hour in length and provides is a quick look at accessing reliable health information, and first in a three-course series. The other courses in the series include Serving Diverse Communities: Building Cultural Competence and Humility into the Workplace and Serving Diverse Communities: Finding Data on Health Disparities

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills. This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PH WINS 2017. 

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the current population of non-native English speakers in the United States.
  • Identify at least three online resources for accessing health information in multiple languages.
  • Analyze resources to access reliable health information in multiple languages.

Competency Terms

COL Domains & Competencies
Data Analysis
Evidence-Based Decision Making
Cultural Competency Skills
Population Diversity
Cultural Influence on Policies, Programs, & Services
Policy, Program, & Service Impacts

Related Occupations

Department/Bureau Director
Deputy Director
Grant & Contracts Specialist
Health Educator
Health Officer
Other Professional
Program Director
Public health - multiple occupations will benefit
Public Health Agency Director
Public Health Informatics Specialist
Public Health Information Specialist/Officer
Public Health Manager/Program Manager
Student - Professional & Scientific

Related Job Tasks

Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems
Conduct community assessments
Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community
Investigate health problems, including environmental health
Obtain information, specimens, or samples
Analyze & Interpret data
Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems
Take part in public health research