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Awardee Project Reports / October 29, 2015

Project: Teaching and Enabling Saint Francis University Senior Nursing Students to Deliver Patient Education
Awardee: Library & Learning Commons, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA
Description: This outreach award was written to develop and deliver a pilot Information Literacy curriculum component for nursing students utilizing mobile technology that addresses the use and evaluation of resources for evidence based practice in patient education to residents in the local community. Our expected outcomes were two fold, one, enable students to deliver evidence based patient education to residents in the local community using mobile technology and two, revise the NURS 405 Care of Human Communities syllabus/course map to show progression in instruction of Information Literacy within the nursing department.

Project: Collaboration: A Simple Recipe for Improving Research Productivity in the Community Teaching Hospital
Awardee: Staten Island University Hospital Medical Library
Description: This project has demonstrated a successful collaboration between the Medical Library and Department of Research within a community based teaching hospital. The teamwork has improved access to research tools for Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) residents, fellows, faculty, and other hospital staff while allowing researchers to gain new skills essential for performing quality scholarly activities.

Project: Cooking for Good Health and Happiness
Awardee: Laurel Public Library
Description: This interactive program will introduce older adults to healthy cooking techniques and free online health information resources. Targeting people with obesity, diabetes and other weight-management concerns, a series of three, two-hour sessions will begin with a demonstration of how to prepare at least two recipes for healthy weight loss. A certified chef will show how to use nutritious ingredients and low-fat, low-sodium cooking techniques. Each session will conclude with a thirty-minute computer-based demonstration of how to find reliable health information online, focusing on what is available through MedlinePlus