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PubMed® for Trainers

Class Description | Agenda

4 sessions total: three online sessions (2 hours each), plus one in-person session (9 AM - 4:30 PM)

Class Description

Who should take PubMed for Trainers?

The class is intended specifically for those who train, or will train, others to use PubMed. This class could be for you if you teach PubMed to large groups, small groups, or one-on-one training. We look forward to lively discussions related to PubMed searching and instruction.

What should I expect from the PubMed® for Trainers class?

Enhance your knowledge of PubMed with the 15-hour PubMed for Trainers class. During the class, you can expect to:

  • Fill any gaps in general knowledge you might have about MEDLINE and PubMed.
  • Recognize what the National Library of Medicine considers good background information.
  • Improve your PubMed search technique.
  • Increase your ability to develop customized PubMed training.

What are the PubMed for Trainers class objectives?

For current and future PubMed trainers to discover and develop:

  1. Enhance your knowledge of the MEDLINE database
  2. Improve your ability to analyze and implement Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  3. Employ the features and functions of PubMed for use in searching and training
  4. Discuss instruction techniques with fellow trainers
  5. Experience peer collaboration and learning

How much time do I need to devote to the PubMed for Trainers class?

PubMed for Trainers is held in 4 sessions, 3 online sessions and 1 in person session. The class is eligible for 15 hours of MLA CE credit. This hands-on course consists of lectures, individual exercises, group work and discussions in four sessions, with approximately 2-3 hours of independent work to be done outside of class time. NLM or NTC trainers will deliver the lectures and facilitate discussions.


Agenda See the class agenda (PDF format): http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/pmtrainers_class_agenda.pdf.

Current training opportunities for this class:

Date Site RML/Center Register
Wednesday
June 4, 2014 - June 24, 2014

Online Session One: June 4, 2014, 1 pm - 3 pm ET

Online Session Two: June 11, 2014 1pm - 3 pm ET

Online Session Three: June 18, 2014 1 pm - 3 pm ET

In-person Session Four in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: June 24, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm ET
Philadelphia, PA National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Thursday
June 5, 2014 - June 27, 2014

Online Session One: June 5, 2014, 1 pm - 3 pm ET

Online Session Two: June 12, 2014 1 pm - 3 pm ET

Online Session Three: June 19, 2014 1 pm - 3 pm ET

In-person Session Four in Lincoln, Rhode Island: June 27, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm ET
Lincoln, RI National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Tuesday
June 17, 2014 - June 26, 2014

Online Session One: June 17, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

Online Session Two: June 19, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

Online Session Three: June 24, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

In-person Session Four in Bethesda, MD: June 26, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm ET
Bethesda, MD National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Tuesday
July 15, 2014 - July 30, 2014

Online Session One: July 15, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Two: July 18, 2014 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Three: July 23, 2014 10 am - 12 pm CT

In-person Session Four in Minneapolis, Minnesota: July 30, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm CT
Minneapolis, MN National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Thursday
September 4, 2014 - September 18, 2014

Online Session One: September 4, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm PT

Online Session Two: September 8, 2014 10 am - 12 pm PT

Online Session Three: September 11, 2014 10 am - 12 pm PT

In-person Session Four in Portland, Oregon: September 18, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm PT
Portland, OR National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Monday
September 29, 2014 - October 17, 2014

Online Session One: September 29, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm MT

Online Session Two: October 2, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm MT

Online Session Three: October 9, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm MT

In-person Session Four in Aurora, CO: October 17, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm MT
Aurora (Denver), CO National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Monday
October 20, 2014 - November 13, 2014

Online Session One: October 20, 2014, 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Two: November 3, 2014 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Three: November 10, 2014 10 am - 12 pm CT

In-person Session Four in Memphis, Tennessee: November 13, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm CT
Memphis, TN National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Tuesday
October 21, 2014 - October 30, 2014

Online Session One: October 21, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

Online Session Two: October 23, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

Online Session Three: October 28, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm ET

In-person Session Four in Bethesda, MD: October 30, 2014, 9 am - 4:30 pm ET
Bethesda, MD National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Monday
January 12, 2015 - January 29, 2015

Online Session One: January 12, 2015, 10 am - 12 pm PT

Online Session Two: January 15, 2015 10 am - 12 pm PT

Online Session Three: January 22, 2015 10 am - 12 pm PT

In-person Session Four in Phoenix, Arizona: January 29, 2015, 9 am - 4:30 pm PT
Phoenix, AZ National Library of Medicine Training Center Register
Thursday
March 5, 2015 - March 26, 2015

Online Session One: March 5, 2015, 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Two: March 12, 2015 10 am - 12 pm CT

Online Session Three: March 19, 2015 10 am - 12 pm CT

In-person Session Four in Houston, Texas: March 26, 2015, 9 am - 4:30 pm CT
Houston, TX National Library of Medicine Training Center Register

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