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Florida State University, College of Medicine
Attn: Martin Wood, Maguire Medical Library
1115 W Call St, PO Box 3064300
Tallahassee FL , 32306-4300

Social Networking and Medicine

Contact: Martin Wood and Robyn Rosasco and Nancy Clark
Contact: 850-645-7304 Fax: 850-644-9942 - Southern region
This course provides the health information professional with a clear understanding of the social media landscape as related to the field of medicine. Social Networking and Medicine is intended for all levels of social media users, as well as those not quite ready to step into social networks. From novice, to intermediate, to professional, participants of all social media levels will gain practical insight into the world of social networking from the perspectives of physicians, patients, medical students, and fellow health information professionals.
CE Contact Hours: 2 • Face to Face about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Outreach/Advocacy, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Debate, Dialog, Brainstorming, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
Ehrman Medical Library, NYU School of Medicine
550 First Avenue
New York NY , 10016

Perspectives in Research Data Management: An Introduction

Contact: Karen Hanson and Alisa Surkis
Contact: - New York and New Jersey region
Research data management has become an increasingly important topic in the library world. This class will provide an introduction to the key topics underlying research data management and the current climate around data management and data sharing, as well as exploring why libraries have begun to be stakeholders in this area. Attendees will learn about the various steps of the data life cycle, some of the different forms that data exist in, basic standards for description and documentation of different types of data, and the key elements of a data management plan. General methods for storage, archiving and sharing data will be described. Additionally, a cross section of funding organization and publisher data policies will be explored.
CE Contact Hours: 2.0 • Face to Face, MLA Webcasts about Research, Technology/Systems
Lecture, Slides, and Discussion.
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 - http://nnlm.gov/training/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.
Weill Cornall Medical Library
1300 York Avenue
New York NY , 10065

Comparative Effectiveness Research: What?, Why?, How?

Contact: Helen-Ann Brown Epstein
Contact: 212 746 6092 Fax: 212 746 8364 - http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/arra/factsheets/cerfsevsyn.html - New York and New Jersey region
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funded efforts in comparative effectiveness research-for the public to know which treatments work best for whom, so they can make informed care decisions. Experience this 1/2 day course to define CER, and to learn about the work of the Institute of Medicine and AHRQ. Also, come and plan search strategies in the 14 designated priority heath topics and witness selected searches run in PubMed Special Topic-Comparative Effectiveness Research and PubMed Health. Come build on your thinking/searching in an evidence based way to thinking/searching for effectiveness and its applications in our health care future.
CE Contact Hours: 4.0 • Face to Face, Specialization, MLA AM Offerings, RML Offerings, Chapter Offerings about Assessment/Evaluation, Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, Health Care Informatics, NLM Databases, Research
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, and Case Study.
Bibliothèque de la santé, Université de Montréal
C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal QC , H3C 3J7

Bioinformatics for librarians

Contact: Natalie Clairoux
Contact: 514-343-6111-3858 - North Atlantic region
Upon attending this course, hospital or academic librarians will be able to answer basic to intermediate reference questions in bioinformatics. The training will focus on sources of curated data at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). A general introduction to molecular biology as related to bioinformatics will also be included. Attendees will reflect on different possibilities of library involvement in the provision of bioinformatics services, explore key bioinformatics resources, and receive step-by-step instructions to complete specific database searches in the context of real-world examples.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • Face to Face, Hands-on, MLA AM Offerings about Electronic Resources, Expert Searching, NLM Databases, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM - PSR, 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 Sharon Dennis and Jesse Van der Volgen
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - http://nnlm.gov/training/ - Midcontinental 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.
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 Other RML Staff
Contact: 310.206.0525 Fax: 310.825.5389 - http://nnlm.gov/training/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 professionals and consumers, including online news services and continuing education opportunities. Participants will also learn to search the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database of over 23 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: 3, 4 • Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Expert Searching
Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM - PSR, UCLA Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for the Health Sciences
Box 951798
Los Angeles CA , 90095

NLM Resources Update

Contact: Kay Deeney and Lori Tagawa and Other RML staff
Contact: 310-206-0525 Fax: 310-825-5389 - 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. Objectives Increase the participant’s awareness of NLM resources and databases.
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.
NN/LM SCR, HAM-TMC Library
1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Houston TX , 77030

ToxWorld: Surveying the Landscape of NLM’s Environmental Health Resources

Contact: Karen Vargas and All RML Coordinators , Cheryl Rowan, and Naomi Gonzales
Contact: 713-799-7880 Fax: 713-790-7030 - http://nnlm.gov/training/toxworld/index.html - All region
This is a 3-hour hands-on class designed to introduce participants to the different environmental health and toxicology resources available from the National Library of Medicine. Attendees will gain experience locating environmental, toxicological, and hazardous substance information. This class will cover resources about your environment including climate change, fracking and toxic chemicals. Participants who complete this program will be able to: identify and describe environmental health and toxicology resources from the National Library of Medicine; select the resource most appropriate to their information need; utilize these resources to obtain health information resources on a variety of environmental and toxicological issues. This class includes discussion and hands-on problem-based exercises.
CE Contact Hours: 3 • Face to Face, Hands-on, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, NLM Databases, Subject Specific Resources
Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, Discussion, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library / University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1000 Stanton L Young Blvd
Oklahoma City OK , 73117

Drug Information Resources for Consumers

Contact: Shari Clifton and Phill Jo and Prasanna Vaduvathiriyan
Contact: (405) 271-2285 x48752 Fax: (405) 271-3297 - South Central region
This hands-on, in-person class is designed to assist public librarians answer a wide variety of drug information questions by providing an in-depth look at the Drug Information Portal and a select group of additional resources.
CE Contact Hours: 3 • Face to Face about Consumer Health
Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.