Debunking Fake News
Includes a Live Web Event on 03/07/2023 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Debunking Fake News
This presentation will offer a model for evaluating health-related social media content for veracity, offer case studies of examples of using the model to debunk fake news, and identify terms such as misinformation and disinformation.
Format: Internet live
Date: March 7, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm ET
Format: Internet, self-paced
Release Date: March 10, 2023
Expiration Date: January 1, 2025
After the expiration date, this session will no longer be accessible for viewing or downloading.
CE Credit/Contact Hours must be requested by the expiration date.
Joel Breakstone, Ph.D
Director, Stanford History Education Group
Jevin West, PhD
Associate Professor, Co-founder, Center for an Informed Public, Information School, University of Washington
- Advanced Practice Clinician
- Health Educator
- Health Information Management Professional
- Mental Health Professional
- Physician, Physician Assistant
After this session, participants should be able to:
- Define lateral reading and how it is used to evaluate health-related social media content.
- Describe at least two case studies of fake health-related news and how it was debunked.
- Explain at least one strategy to think critically about health-related data and models that constitute evidence in the social and natural sciences.
Program Planning Committee
Keith Anderson, PhD, FACHA
Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst. (Retired)
Anita Barkin, DrPH, MSN, NP-C
Independent Contractor with ACHA
Giang Nguyen, MD, MPH
Claudia Trevor-Wright, JD, MCHES
American College Health Association
Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM
University of Southern California
Heather Zesiger, PhD, MCHES
American College Health Association
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- CNE: 1.0
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