NCompass Live: Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Sexual Health Resources


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This Spotlight! on National Library of Medicine Resources, will be presented by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. This presentation offers reliable resources on sexual health, tips on handling the reference interview, and includes sections on resources for teens, GLBT community members, adults, and older adults.
NCompass Live - August 24, 2011.

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  • 46% of high school students had ever had sexual intercourse (2009)14% of high school students had had four or more sex partners during their life39% of currently sexually active high school students did not use a condom during last sexual intercourse.
  • The question and answer format of go ask alice is less threatening and resembles regular conversation instead of reading a textbook. On the left side of the page there are links to the two sexual/reproductive categories: Sexuality and Sexual health
  • Calendar                The Healthy Woman Guide                Breastfeeding Helpline to Talk to your Doctor or Nurse Resource Guide
  • Figuratively, men have a canary in their pants! If men are experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED) their chances of having a serious heart condition in the next two or three years is extremely high. So much so that men with ED are considered to be cardiac patients unless proven otherwise.
  • NCompass Live: Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Sexual Health Resources

    1. 1. Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Sexual Health Resources<br />Siobhan Champ-Blackwell<br />Health Information Literacy Coordinator<br />Creighton University Health Sciences Library<br /><br />
    2. 2. Objectives<br />Attendees will<br />Identify resources on sexual health<br />For teens, GLBT community members, adults and older adults<br />Know two strategies on handling the reference interview<br />
    3. 3. Agenda<br />Reference Interview<br />Teens<br />LGBT<br />Adults<br />Seniors<br />Special Topics<br />
    4. 4. If you had a sexual Health question…<br />Who would you ask?<br />How would you ask? <br />
    5. 5. Strategies<br />Provide safe, confidential environment<br />Ask clarifying questions<br />Remember to include a statement on providing information only<br />Provide resources without being asked<br />
    6. 6. Teens<br />
    7. 7. Medlineplus teen topics<br />Alcohol and Youth<br />Menstruation<br />Smoking and Youth<br />Teen Health<br />Teen Mental Health <br />Teen Pregnancy <br />Teen Sexual Health <br />Teen Violence <br />Teen Development <br />Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health<br />Birth Control or Contraception <br /><br />
    8. 8. Teenshealth<br /><br />Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media<br />Some Spanish language material<br />Categories include <br />Body<br />Mind<br />Sexual Health<br />Diseases and Conditions<br />
    9. 9. Go ask alice<br /><br />Produced by the Alice!, Health Promotion Program at Columbia University<br />Health question and answer Internet resource<br />
    10. 10. others<br />Advocates for Youth<br />I wanna know!<br />Sex, Etc.<br />Scarleteen<br />YRBSS: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System<br />
    11. 11. GLBT Resources<br />Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, and Transgender<br />
    12. 12. MedlinePlus Topic<br /><br />
    13. 13.<br />
    14. 14. American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology <br /><ul><li>ACOG WEBTREATS: Lesbian & Bisexual Health
    15. 15. ACOG WEBTREATS: Transgender Health</li></li></ul><li>Regional<br />Heartland Pride<br />GLBT Near Me<br />
    16. 16. Specific Populations<br />Gay and Lesbian Adoptive Parents<br /><br />Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network<br /><br />SAGE: Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders<br /><br />LGBT aging project<br /><br />
    17. 17. Quality resources for women<br />
    18. 18. MedlinePlus can offer you health topics for Women<br />Divorce <br />Domestic Violence <br />Family Issues<br />Female Reproductive System <br />Pregnancy and Reproduction<br />Reproductive Health <br />Folic Acid <br />Preconception Care<br />Prenatal Care<br />Prenatal Testing <br />AIDS and Pregnancy <br />Childbirth <br />Postpartum Depression or Baby Blues <br />Pregnancy and Substance Abuse <br />Pregnancy Loss or Miscarriage<br />Breast Feeding (Lactation or Nursing) <br />Infant and Toddler Nutrition <br />
    19. 19. WomensHealth.Gov<br />A service of the Office on Women's Health (OWH) in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).<br />Mission: “provide leadership to promote health equity for women and girls through sex/gender-specific approaches.”<br />Health For Women:<br />Publications – (Handouts!)<br />Health Tools<br /><br />
    20. 20. GirlsHealth.Gov<br />Girls Health<br />Teen Survival Guide<br />Taking Care of Your Reproductive Health<br />  Your Body<br />
    21. 21. Quality Resources for Men<br />
    22. 22.
    23. 23. AHRQ Healthy Men<br /><br />Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year and are 22 percent more likely than woman to have neglected their cholesterol tests. Furthermore, men are 32 percent more likely than women to be hospitalized for long term complications of diabetes.<br />
    24. 24. MedlinePlus can offer you health topics for Men<br />Birth Control <br />Circumcision <br />Erectile Dysfunction <br />Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health <br />Infertility <br />Klinefelter's Syndrome <br />Male Breast Cancer <br />Penis Disorders <br />Preconception Care <br />Prostate Cancer <br />Prostate Diseases <br />Reproductive Health <br />Sexual Health <br />Sexually Transmitted Diseases <br />Testicular Cancer <br />Testicular Disorders<br />
    25. 25. CDC: Men’s Health<br /><br />
    26. 26. – Mens Sexual Health page<br /><br />Aging Male Syndrome <br />Impotence and Loss of Libido <br />Prostate Health <br />STIs, Including HIV/AIDS <br />Additional Resources <br />
    27. 27. Blueprint for Men’s Health<br />
    28. 28. Aging and sexual health<br />
    29. 29. MedlinePlus topics for Seniors related to sexual health<br />Diabetes<br />Erectile Dysfunction <br />Exercise for Seniors<br />Heart Diseases<br />Menopause<br />Penis Disorders <br />Prostate Cancer <br />Prostate Diseases <br />Reproductive Health <br />Seniors’ Health<br />Sexual Health <br />Sexually Transmitted Diseases <br />Testicular Cancer <br />Testicular Disorders<br />Urinary Incontinence<br />
    30. 30. National Institute on Aging<br /><br />Publications on Aging (English and Spanish)<br />Html, pdf, or order free print copy<br />
    31. 31. NIHSeniorHealth<br />Large text, easy to read information from the National Institutes of Health<br /><br />
    32. 32. Mayo Clinic<br />Healthy Aging<br />Sexual health and aging: Keep the passion alive<br />Senior sex: Tips for older men<br />
    33. 33. HIV/AIDS<br />
    34. 34.<br />
    35. 35. NLM HIV/AIDS Information<br /><br />From the National Library of Medicine<br />Starting points for the public<br />
    36. 36. Other Resources<br />Get Yourself Tested Campaign<br />HIV/InSite<br />
    37. 37. Final Thoughts<br />Sex is closely tied to your health—even more so the older you get<br />It is very important that people talk to their doctors about their sexual and reproductive health concerns<br />There are lots of solutions available now for sexual health concerns, and more on the way<br />Practice safe sex no matter what age<br />Exercise and Eat Well!<br />
    38. 38. Question?<br />Did this presentation meet the objectives?<br />Attendees will<br /><ul><li>Identify resources on sexual health:
    39. 39. For teens, GLBT community members, adults and older adults
    40. 40. Know two strategies on handling the reference interview</li>