Assignment 1: Evaluating Online Health InformationThe Internet is a wonderful resource for health information; however, how can the reader determine if the information is accurate and unbiased? For this week’s Assignment, you will critique eHealth information from multiple perspectives.To Prepare:Choose a health information issue with recommended treatment choices from an online source. Examples include (but are not limited to) treatments for high blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, headaches, etc.
Select one website (not an article; choose a website) related to the health information issue you chose to critique. This website should cover the health information issue you (e.g. http://www.webmd.com/)
Download the Website Critiquing Template (provided in the Learning Resources)
Review the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s “Evaluating Health Websites” article, which you will use to evaluate your website.
For this Assignment, answer each of the questions included in Part I of the Website Critiquing Template provided in this week’s Learning Resources. Record your responses to the Part I questions directly on the template. Then, use Part II of the Website Critiquing Template to draw conclusions about the credibility of the website. Write 1–2 paragraphs directly on the template that summarize your conclusions about the credibility of the website.
Requirements: .doc file