Patient Education and the Web
PLEASE DO NOT USE ANY OTHER OUTSIDE SOURCES APART FROM THIS ONES PROVIDED
1) Review the following tutorial on evaluating health information on the web https://medlineplus.gov/webeval/webeval.html.
2) When you have completed the tutorial, and understand the criteria for evaluating health information on the web, go to the website of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) https://www.fda.gov/food/food-labeling-nutrition/label-claims-food-dietary-supplements. and the website of Prevention http://www.prevention.com/weight-loss/herbs-and-spices-for-weight-loss. Review the websites and discuss the health information you find on the websites in relation to the criteria discussed in the tutorial. Which of the websites best meets the criteria? Which site are you most likely to recommend to patients and why? Post your discussion (300-500 words) to the Advanced Forum labeled Module Four, “Patient Education and the Web.” Include references to the readings as appropriate.