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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Wake Forest University, Faculty of Medicine - Coy C. Carpenter Library
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Wake Forest University, Faculty of Medicine - Coy C. Carpenter Library
Web address:http://www.wakehealth.edu/Library/
Mirror address(es):http://www.wfubmc.edu/Library/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct778766
Date of initial review: 10 May 2007
Validity of certificate02 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

HONcode status
HONcode status

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Library Staff
URL: http://www.wakehealth.edu/Library/About/Library-Staff.htm
The Systems Librarian is responsible for this evaluation and updating of site and resources. Any changes should be submitted to the Systems Librarian to make modifications to the page. Other library staff members and patrons may submit resources, materials, etc. to be added to the website.
  (02 Mar 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The Website of the Coy C. Carpenter Library supports and enhances the Library's role in carrying out the mission of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in the areas of education, research, patient care, and outreach to the community.
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The website is intended for use by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Employees and Patients, Health Professionals, Medical and Allied Health Students, and those seeking information on Continuing Education.
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Purpose of the website
The information on this website is provided for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider. Nothing on this website should be used for treating or diagnosing a medical or health condition or for replacing any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare provider.
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3. Confidentiality
Wake Forest Health Privacy Statement
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Last Updated 12/26/2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Phones and email provided.
Contact Us
  (02 Mar 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The Website of the Coy C. Carpenter Library of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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8. Advertising policy
This website does not accept advertisements.
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