IS 327 Consumer Health Information Seeking

This course will provide students with a foundation in the history and development of consumer health information seeking in addition to practical experience in locating, evaluating, and providing health information to diverse and special populations within educational and healthcare settings. Students will gain an understanding of the lifecycle of consumer health information - from policy development, to creation, to dissemination, and use – and the role of healthcare professionals in providing that information. Current issues and trends, as well as future directions in consumer health information provision and health information seeking will be discussed. There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Status: 
active
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IS
Course Number: 
327