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Archived
NN/LM Evaluation Office, UW Health Sciences Library
Health Sciences Library, Box 357155
Box 357155 University of Washington
Seattle WA , 98195-7155

Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders

Contact: Cynthia Olney and Jacqueline Leskovec, Beth Layton, Karen Vargas, and Michelle Eberle
Contact: 678-682-3864 - http://nnlm.gov/training/measuringwhatmatters - All region
How can we get decision makers to understand the value that knowledge managers and information professionals bring to their organizations? Measuring what matters to key stakeholders is one step in the process. This workshop will provide a framework for defining and communicating meaningful measures and offer an opportunity for participants to sample some tools that will help them demonstrate how their services make a difference to the organization.
CE Contact Hours: 4 or 3 • Face to Face, Handout**, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Management
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall 3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Contact: Kate Flewelling and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: (412) 624-3336 Fax: (412) 648-1515 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/clinical - All region
Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician. Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2 or 3 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived

NN/LM Resource Picks

Contact: Carolyn Martin and Elizabeth Kiscaden
Contact: 206-221-3449 Fax: 206-543-2469 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/nnlm-resource-picks - All region
NN/LM Resource Picks is a bimonthly webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
CE Contact Hours: 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Dialog, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
Archived
University of Kansas Medical Center - Dykes Library
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City KS , 66160

Healthy Aging at Your Library: Connecting Older Adults to Health Information

Contact: Alicia Lillich and All RML Coordinators , Lydia Collins, Carolyn Martin, and Alicia Lillich
Contact: 913-588-7355 - http://nnlm.gov/training/healthyaging/ - Midcontinental region
This "train the trainer" class is designed to help librarians assist their older adult patrons find health resources on the Internet. Discover techniques for teaching seniors, locate good resources for teaching them to use computers and finding health information, learn how you can help seniors with Medicare information, and learn about other senior health information resources.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region
UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
Box 951798, CHS 12-077
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/clinical_trials - All region
ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. The 4 credit Moodle course is divided into three modules that contain PowerPoint lectures, reading assignments, and discussion assignments. The 1 credit webinar covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises.
CE Contact Hours: 4, 1 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases
Lecture, Slides, and Discussion.
Archived
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Biomedical Library
12077 Center for the Health Sciences, Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

MedlinePlus: An In-Depth Look

Contact: Kelli Ham
Contact: 310-825-1984 Fax: 310-825-5389 - http://nnlm.gov/classes/medlineplusindepth - Southern California and Arizona region
As the name implies, this class is a comprehensive, in-depth training session about MedlinePlus. This course provides librarians and staff with knowledge and skills to unlock the power of MedlinePlus. Starting with the basics, the class will explore all of the content areas in MedlinePlus. Attendees will gain insight into how the design helps users navigate, find and discover the right information. Basic and advanced search techniques will be demonstrated throughout, followed by hands-on exercises to reinforce the concepts. MedlinePlus is always evolving, and even experienced librarians are pleased to find the hidden gems and learn new techniques for expert search and retrieval. In addition, the course covers behind-the-scene essentials such as proper ways to use content and link to the site, evaluation and selection criteria, and how to communicate with the MedlnePlus team to report problems or make recommendations. While intended for librarians and library staff, a subset of the course content can be used for presenting to consumer audiences. This hands-on course will include lively discussion, hands-on practice, and group activities for an interactive and valuable learning experience. This course goes far beyond the surface, providing attendees with deep knowledge of content and tools for providing excellent health information for consumers, patients, and caregivers.
CE Contact Hours: 3, 4 • Face to Face, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings, Chapter Offerings about Consumer Health, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
Archived
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

REMM: Radiation and Emergency Medical Management: Guidance on Diagnosis and Treatment for Health Providers

Contact: Kelli Ham
Contact: 310-825-1984 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/remm - Southern California and Arizona region
REMM is a tool from the National Library of Medicine which aims to provide guidance for health care providers and emergency responders about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. REMM is designed to provide web-based information that is also downloadable in advance, so that it would be available during an emergency if the Internet is not accessible. This workshop covers all the basics of REMM, including the content and the various online, mobile and downloadable formats for emergency responders. This course qualifies for 2 or 3 contact hours for the Disaster Information Specialization curriculum, Advanced Level.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3 • Face to Face, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Disaster Preparedness, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, and Slides.
Archived
NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic Region
601 W Lombard St
Baltimore MD , 21201

Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics Oh My!: Searching PubMed and Beyond

Contact: Tony Nguyen and NNLM Instructors
Contact: - https://nnlm.gov/classes/chemicals-drugs-and-genetics-oh-my-searching-pubmed-and-beyond-0 - All region
This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics. The course begins with searching <a title="PubMed" href="http://pubmed.gov">PubMed</a> for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information (Week 2), searching for chemicals and with chemical nomenclature (Week 3), and locating literature related to genetics and genomics (Week 4). This course assumes a strong working knowledge of PubMed including an understanding of automatic term mapping, the importance of reviewing the Details box after searches, and using the Advanced search page and the MeSH database. The course is available as a four-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 6.0 CE credits.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • e-Learning, RML Offerings - Moodle • about Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Research
Learning Videotape, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, Case Study, and Problem-based.
Archived
NN/LM GMR
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
600 Newton Road
Iowa City IA , 52242

GMR Lake Effects Webinar Series

Contact: Bobbi Newman and Jacqueline Leskovec
Contact: - http://nnlm.gov/gmr/training/lake-effects - Midwest region
This is a monthly series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region(NN/LM GMR) liaisons and guest speakers. Each month a different topic, which may include one or more databases from the National Library of Medicine(NLM), is highlighted. Each session includes goals and objectives, and evaluation following the class. All sessions are presented as online webinars, using Adobe Connect, allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. All sessions are recorded with captioned and archived at http://nnlm.gov/gmr/.
CE Contact Hours: 1 per class • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Evidence Based Health Care, Health Care Informatics, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, and Other.
Archived
NN/LM MAR
3550 Terrace Street
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Boost Box

Contact: Renae Barger
Contact: (412) 624-9750 - http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/boost_schedule.html - Mid-Atlantic region
This is a monthly series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) coordinators and guest speakers. The goal is to boost the knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics. Each month a different topic is covered, which may include resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Each session includes evaluation following the class. All sessions are presented as online webinars using Adobe Connect, allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Past topics have included: PubMed, translational medicine, disaster resources, research data management, health literacy, etc. All sessions are recorded with captioning and archived at http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/boost_recordings.html.
CE Contact Hours: 1.0 • e-Learning, RML Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Copyright/Plagiarism, Disaster Preparedness, Electronic Resources, Evidence Based Health Care, Expert Searching, Health Care Informatics, New Librarian, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Teaching/Instruction, Technology/Systems, Web Design
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Other.