Focus on NLM Resources Schedule

When: Held bimonthly, Noon - 1 pm / Archives

  • MAR offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) Credit per Foc session
  • Details are provided at the end of each session
  • Registration is required

HealthReach / June 9, 2016 Register

Presenter: Laura Bartlett / Outreach and Special Populations Branch, National Library of Medicine

Description: HealthReach is a resource of quality multilingual, multicultural public health information for those working with, or providing care to, individuals with limited English proficiency. In Spring 2016, the site was redesigned.

Resources include:

  • Health education materals in various languages and formats (brochures, fact sheets, videos)
  • Provider tools (including best practices, cultural information, and effective use of interpreters)
  • Special collections on Emergency and Disaster, Women's Health, and Mental Health

 

Genetics Home Reference / August 4, 2016 Register

Presenter: Stephanie Morrison, MPH / National Library of Medicine

Description: Genetics Home Reference is the National Library of Medicine (NLM) website for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes or chromosomes associated with those conditions. A recent redesign of the website introduced a completely new look and feel, improved navigation, and hundreds of educational images. This presentation will cover the development and use of this NLM resource, with a focus on the recent changes.

 

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