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

MLA Course
Listing Archived: Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Primary contact information...
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region
University of Pittsburgh
200 Scaife Hall 3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh PA , 15261
United States
Kate Flewelling is the primary contact.
Phone: (412) 624-3336
Fax: (412) 648-1515
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Region: All

Description: 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.

Experience Level: Beginning
CE Contact Hours: 1, 2 or 3
Professional Competencies: Health Sciences Information Services
Subject: Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases
Course Type: Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings

Educational Objective: Find patient education information using MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth and Genetics Home Reference. List 2 ways clinicians can promote MedlinePlus to patients. Access drug information using Drug Information Portal. Find clinical trials by condition and limit to those with results in Find systematic reviews in PubMed Health and PubMed/MEDLINE.


1) Introduction
2) Patient Education 
3) Drug Information
4) Comparative Effectiveness
5) Literature

The instructional methods used include Lecture, Demonstration, Slides, and Hands-on Exercises.

Participant Materials: Materials available at:

Facility Requirements: Class can be lecture style, in computer lab or webinar/Moodle.

Additional Evaluation: MLA Evaluation will be used.

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