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Free online learning opportunity

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Health Information Outreach and Community Engagement: 

Lessons Learned from the Experts

 

Thursday, February 12, 2009 / 2 – 3:30 PM

Engaging your community with health information outreach projects is rewarding, meaningful work. Come learn from the experiences of experts in health information outreach and community engagement. Each speaker has led a successful health information outreach subcontract from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/ New England Region. The program is intended for anyone interested in pursuing funding or interested in learning more about how to engage the local community in effective health information outreach.

*Earn 1.5 Medical Library Association CE units

The Experts:

Beth Schneider, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Project: Access to Resources for Community Health (ARCH) / Head Start CAPIC Collaboration

Marianne Burke, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Project: Connecting Patients, Providers, and the Community with Quality Health Information Outreach

Anne Conner, Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton, NH
Project: Northern New Hampshire Health Information Outreach

 

Participants will:

a)      Learn about three successful health information outreach projects

b)      Learn how to plan and implement a successful health information outreach project

c)       Know about the process of applying for funding from the NN/LM

d)      Be aware of the rewards and challenges of conducting a health information outreach project

e)      Gain knowledge about project evaluation

 

Registration:

Registration is free and on a first come, first serve basis.  Session will be limited to fifty participants.

 

To register, please contact Martha Pearson at martha.pearson@umassmed.edu.

 

In your email please include: 

  • Name
  • Institution / address with zip code / phone / e-mail
  • Name of the program (Health Information Outreach and Community Engagement:  Lessons Learned from the Experts). 

 

Details of how to access the teleconference and Adobe Connect session will be forwarded at registration.

Connecting with the NER Series: Maintaining Your DOCLINE Routing Table

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Free Online Distance Education Opportunity

Stay up to date professionally without leaving your desk! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM NER), offers free distant education classes on health information topics.

Each session is held via teleconference and has an online component via Adobe Connect. All you need to participate is a phone near a computer with Internet access.


Maintaining Your DOCLINE Routing Table

Presenter: Mark Goldstein

Date: January 28, 2009

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Concept: To give DOCLINE participants a chance to receive a quick review on how to maintain their routing table, as well as share in the benefit of the Q&A format.

Description:

Highlights will include a review of the basics:

Match program’s Boolean logic
Time triggers (1+3)
Randomization and the absence of load balancing
Free-vs-Fee zones
RT Guidelines for NER members
RT Authorization process for the RML
Searching for viable lenders:
DOCLINE Report 1-7
Using the SearchBuilder Facility
Seasonal recommendations for update/review
Registration:

Registration is free and on a first come, first serve basis.

To register, please contact Martha Pearson at martha.pearson@umassmed.edu. Details of how to access the teleconference and Adobe Connect session will be forwarded at registration.

Connecting with the NER: Public Health Online Resources – Virtual Tour of PHPartners.org

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Free Online Distance Education Opportunity

Stay up to date professionally without leaving your desk! The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM NER), continues its free distant education classes on health information topics.

Each session is held via teleconference and has an online component via Adobe Connect. All you need to participate is a phone near a computer with Internet access.

Public Health Online Resources – Virtual Tour of PHPartners.org

Presenter: Hathy Simpson
Date: February 3, 2009
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Description:
This session will provide an overview of public health information resources available from the public health web portal, PHPartners.org. The Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce website, http://PHPartners.org, provides access to selected online public health resources from government agencies, health science libraries, and professional and research organizations. Hathy Simpson, Public Health Coordinator for the NER and Content Developer for PHPartners.org, will highlight information resources tailored to the public health workforce including resources on health education and promotion, data and statistics, legislation and policy, jobs and careers, public health news, environmental health, nutrition, and more!

Registration:
Registration is free and on a first come, first serve basis.

To register, please contact Martha Pearson at martha.pearson@umassmed.edu. Details of how to access the teleconference and Adobe Connect session will be forwarded upon registrationm

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