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Archived
NN/LM PSR
UCLA Darling Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for Health Sciences
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

Contact: Kay Deeney and Tony Nguyen and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310.206.0525 Fax: 310.825.5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/nursing - All region
Looking for the latest developments in patient care but finding too much, too little or inadequate information? This online course is for nurses, nursing students and faculty, and librarians interested in information services for Nursing and Allied Health professions. Participants will learn to use and evaluate web based health information resources for health professionals and consumers, including online news services and consumer health web sites. Participants will also learn to search the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database of over 26 million citations using the PubMed interface, and become familiar with MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information. Available as web-based as well as face-to-face.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases, Subject Specific Resources
Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM - PSR, UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

NLM Resources Update

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other RML staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/nlmresources - All region
Explore the latest and greatest from the National Library of Medicine treasure trove of resources! This class focuses on databases such as ClinicalTrials.gov, Drug Information Portal, Genetic Testing Registry and PubMed. Additional databases and resources will be highlighted as time permits. Attendees will participate either in person or through distance learning via discussions/chats, hands-on exercises and surveys/polls.
CE Contact Hours: 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases
Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Hands-on Exercises, and Other.
Archived
NN/LM - Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

Teaching with Technology: Tips, Techniques and Tools

Contact: Kay Deeney and Jessi Van der Volgen and Other RML Staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/technology - All region
This course will acquaint attendees with information about using technology tools for teaching distance learning courses. We will discuss options and best practices for asynchronous and synchronous distance classes, as well as “blended” classes that offer both in-person and online options. Adult learning principles will be reviewed. We will examine and discuss examples of software and website tools in teaching as well as hardware considerations.
CE Contact Hours: 4.0, 8.0 • e-Learning, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Teaching/Instruction, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Simulation, Gaming, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise Darling Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

TOXNET: Toxicology & Environmental Information

Contact: Kay Deeney and Other NN/LM staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/toxnet - All region
This in an introductory class on the TOXNET databases for inexperienced users. Participants will learn about the different databases available on TOXNET and what type of information in available in each database. In addition, participants will learn the various ways to search the databases. All the TOXNET databases will be covered including the Hazardous Substances Data Bank, TOXLINE, and ChemlDplus.
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2, 3 • Face to Face, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
Archived

2017 University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium

Contact: Julie Goldman
Contact: 5088563048 - http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/escience_symposium/2017/ - North Atlantic region
To continue to enhance collaborative New England Region libraries’ support of e-science initiatives for their research institutions, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region is hosting the University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium. This day-long event will serve as an educational and collaborative opportunity for science and health sciences librarians to discuss e-science resources, in addition to future roles that libraries and librarians might take on to support their institutions. The 2017 Symposium theme “Libraries in Data Science: Addressing Gaps and Bridges” will focus on collaborations and opportunities for librarians becoming involved in data science at their institutions. Attendees will hear a keynote from Kristi Holmes, Director Galter Health Sciences Library, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Her keynote will focus on her library’s success involved in Northwestern University’s NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award. We hope this session will inspire and motive attendees to "think outside" the library and identify potential bridges for data services. Participants will be able to attend 2 planned sessions featuring collaborations libraries are currently involved in: Data Repositories Interactive Workshop, Andrew Creamer and Hope Lappen, Brown University; Education & Training Interactive Workshop, Sophie Hou, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and Nancy Hoebelheinrich, Knowledge Motifs; Education & Training Presentation, Shea Swauger, University of Colorado – Denver; Institutional Models Presentation, Christine Malinowski and Phoebe Ayers, MIT. In the afternoon, there will be a moderated panel discussing the ways librarians and libraries can work with institutional partners (either on/off campus) to enhance data science. The panel will be moderated by Sally Gore, Research Evaluation Analyst, University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science. Participants on the panel include: Daina Bouquin, Head Librarian, John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; Audrey Mickle, Data Librarian, Marine Biological Laboratory Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Library; Yvette N. Woell, Manager, Argonne Research Library, Argonne National Laboratory. Additionally, a poster session will be held, to highlight work in e-science that has been accomplished at various libraries in the region while also encouraging discussion and networking among event participants.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • Face to Face, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Archives/Institutional Repositories, Outreach/Advocacy, Research
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Panel Discussion, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM MAR Universtiy of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe

Contact: Michelle Burda
Contact: 412-624-1589 - http://nnlm.gov/training/areyouready/ - Pittsburgh region
This class covers NLM disaster health information and other emergency preparedness resources for librarians, community educators, families, friends and caregivers. Resources for special populations, those with special needs and culturally diverse communities will be the focus of the class.
CE Contact Hours: 1.0, 2.0 • e-Learning, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Disaster Preparedness, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Demonstration, Slides, and Discussion.
Archived
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern Atlantic Region
Health Sciences & Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore
601 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore MD , 21201

ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers

Contact: Terri Ottosen
Contact: - http://nnlm.gov/training/genetics/ - Mid-Atlantic region
This is an existing in-person class and approved for MLA CE for 4 hours. The online class through Moodle is approved for 8 MLA CE.
CE Contact Hours: 8 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NN/LM Southeastern Atlantic Region
601 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore MD , 21201

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

Contact: Terri Ottosen
Contact: 410-706-2855 - http://nnlm.gov/training/apple/ - Southern region
This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech. Available as web-based as well as face-to-face. For the web-based version, (an online, asynchronous, instructor-led class using Moodle), contact Terri Ottosen via the Resource URL.
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4, Online 8 • e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings, Chapter Offerings - This class is available in person and online • about Consumer Health
Lecture, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
Archived
NNLM, PSR
UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences, Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

Health & Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Service

Contact: Kelli Ham and Terri Ottosen, Lydia Collins, Dana Abbey, and Other NN/LM Coordinators
Contact: 310-825-1984 Fax: 310-825-5389 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/healthwellness - Southern California and Arizona region
Whether it is a curious consumer or a patient with a recent serious diagnosis, are you well- prepared when a person turns to the library for help in understanding their health questions? This online course covers all aspects of consumer health information services, beginning with using statistics and health indicators to understand the health status and information needs of the community. This will be followed by introduction to the essential skills and information that library staff members need to provide unbiased reference services to diverse users. Students will learn about the best resources for general and complex health questions, in addition to collection development practices for consumer health materials. Students will learn about mobile health technologies and social networking for health information. The course will show how to create relevant, informative health-related programming to reach specific populations based on community demographics and health information needs. This course is taught using Moodle, an online course management system.
CE Contact Hours: 4, 12 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings - Moodle Class • about Consumer Health
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, and Other.
Archived
NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798

Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services (Blended Course)

Contact: Kelli Ham and Terri Ottosen
Contact: 310-825-1984 - https://nnlm.gov/classes/healthwellness - Southern California and Arizona region
This blended online/in-person course provides a comprehensive learning experience through individual online activities followed by an in-person session. The goal of this course is to provide participants with a set of specialized professional competencies in providing consumer health information services. By the end of the course, participants will have a deep understanding of the health information needs of their own target audiences/communities, and they will have practical knowledge and skills to build collections, resources and programming to meet the specific needs of their communities. The course begins with online activities to learn about the demographic and health status indicators of communities and the implications of the data for libraries and appropriate responses. Participants build on the foundation through readings, discussion and activities about health literacy, reference and services for special populations, unique issues with health-related collection development, and the best consumer resources. The online component requires discussion and sharing of topics and all assignments to enhance the learning experience of all participants. The in-person session covers evaluation of mobile apps and content plus the use of social networking related to health issues. Attendees will practice advanced searches with higher level resources for consumers. The session will conclude with ideas for health programming to reach targeted audiences.
CE Contact Hours: 12 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Collection Development, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources
Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.