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Weill Cornell Medicine Samuel J. Wood Library & C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center
1300 York Avenue Room C-115
New York NY , 10065

Trials and Tribulations: Managing a Systematic Review Service

Contact: Diana Delgado and Sarah Jewell
Contact: 646-962-2550 - New York and New Jersey region
The goal of this workshop is to better prepare current or future managers of systematic review services to effectively run their services. Topics covered will include preparing staff to serve, defining the service, managing patron’s expectations, collection development, marketing the service, and evaluation of the service. Hands-on exercises will engage participants to role-play, develop documentation and policies to help run their services. Target audience is current or future managers of systematic review services. Advanced level of instruction, for those with some experience with systematic reviews already. Prerequisite: to have participated in one or more systematic reviews already.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • Face to Face, Hands-on, Chapter Offerings about Evidence Based Health Care, Management, Reference Resources & Services
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.
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.
University of Houston
4333 University Dr
Houston TX , 77204

Interacting with Community Health Data: Building Analysis Tools in Tableau Public

Contact: Porcia Vaughn and Peace Ossom Williams and Josh Been
Contact: 713-743-9403 Fax: 713-743-9778 - South Central region
Data visualizations can empower libraries to engage in evidence based, data-driven research in order to create or change social health policies. This course will teach you how to identify health inequalities through the application of data visualization concepts. You will receive practical experience creating interactive data visualizations using Tableau Public. This 6 hour, hands-on exercise will cover data visualization best practices, an introduction to Tableau Public, and how to create and interpret visualizations using publicly available data.
CE Contact Hours: 6 • Hands-on about Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, Evidence Based Health Care, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Research, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.
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.
NN/LM MAR University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Health Literacy: Its importance to You

Contact: Michelle Burda
Contact: 412-624-1589 - http://nnlm.gov/training/healthlit/ - Pittsburgh region
Are you curious as to why health literacy is important to you or anyone in the healthcare field? This introductory hands-on class will help you understand why this is an issue in healthcare. We will define health literacy today, identify various types of literacy, explore the impact health literacy plays in patient care and discuss how health literacy will affect healthcare in the future. We will also discuss your role in raising health literacy awareness in your organization and offer ideas on how this can be achieved. NLM, government agency and other recognized resources in health literacy will be provided.
CE Contact Hours: 2.0 • Face to Face, Hands-on, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services, Subject Specific Resources, Teaching/Instruction
Lecture, Slides, Learning Videotape, Discussion, Sharing/Self-disclosure, Role Playing, and Hands-on Exercises.
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region
1750 W Polk St
M/C 763
Chicago IL , 60612-4330

Patient Safety Resources Seminar: Librarians on the Front Lines

Contact: Michelle Burda and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: 412-624-1589 - http://nnlm.gov/training/patientsafety/ - All region
This interactive seminar focuses on ways librarians can become more involved in patient safety processes and activities - both within their institutions and organizations and in providing patient safety resources for health professionals, for administration and staff, and for patients and families. Topics include understanding the definitions and issues of patient safety; locating where patient safety practices and contacts exist within an institution; identifying appropriate resources; and library advocacy in the area of patient safety. These four hours of lecture, discussion and brainstorming help librarians in all fields become effective agents for improving patient safety. CHIS Level II approved. The 2.5 and 4.0 versions are taught as a live or in-person course. The course is also available as a five-week Web-based asynchronous class via Moodle for 5.0 CE credits.
CE Contact Hours: 2.5, 4 and 6 (online) • Face to Face, e-Learning, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services
Lecture, Slides, Discussion, Brainstorming, and Sharing/Self-disclosure.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region
200 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits

Contact: Michelle Burda
Contact: 4126241589 - https://nnlm.gov/training/numeracy - Mid-Atlantic region
Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers. This class is an introduction for anyone who wants to understand how to communicate health information that involves numeracy. The purpose of this class is to understand risk and benefits from a layman’s perspective and to understand that the communication of numbers must be clear and easy to understand. In this 1.5 hour class, participants will also be introduced to several tools that will help in the development of educational materials. Audience is anyone providing health information to the general public, including healthcare instructors, public and medical librarians, patient educators.
CE Contact Hours: 1.5 • Face to Face, e-Learning, Specialization, RML Offerings about Consumer Health, Outreach/Advocacy, Reference Resources & Services
Lecture, Slides, Hands-on Exercises, and Problem-based.
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/training/MedlinePlusInDepth - Southern California and Arizona region
As the name implies, this class is a comprehensive, in-depth training session about MedlinePlus. After attending this class, participants will: * understand the content types in MedlinePlus and how the site is organized * have experience using expert search techniques * be able to navigate to parts of the site using numerous methods, as different users do * be able to choose the appropriate, relevant content in MedlinePlus for answering questions for specific needs or users * know what constitutes the Easy-to-Read and Multiple Languages sections, to better serve users * be able to perform a PubMed search from within MedlinePlus * be able to create alert services for specific topics 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.
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 - http://nnlm.gov/training/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.
NN/LM Greater Midwest Region
UIC LHS GMR
1750 West Polk St., M/C 763
Chicago IL , 60612-4330

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

Contact: Tony Nguyen and NN/LM Instructors
Contact: - http://nnlm.gov/training/chemdrugs - 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.