Are you working in the public library or a community organization with a health information aspect? Do you feel you lack the knowledge to run a health reference service? Do you offer a patient education service in your hospital library? The PNR office if offering a series of Moodle classes in the next twelve months on consumer health information. Starting April 13, Combatting Information Fatigue: Health Information Resources for Veterans – PNR, is the first class offered. This Moodle class is self-directed with online discussion as well as readings and exercises. This class starts soon and it lasts only three weeks so sign up now. For more information about this class read below: (more…)
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On March 5, NCBI hosted a full-to-capacity webinar outlining the NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS and PubMed Central (PMC) submissions, creating My NCBI accounts, use of My Bibliography to report compliance to eRA Commons, and using SciENcv to create biosketches. The slides and Q & A are available on the NCBI FTP site (http://1.usa.gov/1BUTIHM). The March 5 recording is available on the NCBI You Tube channel.
A live re-broadcast of the webinar will be held on April 21, 2015.
“Translational Research in the Pacific Northwest” will be presented by Diana Louden, who is the Biomedical and Translational Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library.
March 18, 2015 at 1 PM Pacific (noon Alaska 2 PM Mountain)
Diana Louden will provide an overview of translational research – particularly as it relates to research conducted in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region. Diana will describe the work of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences and her role as a translational sciences librarian. She’ll also give examples of resources, training, and research support provided by ITHS that are available to people throughout the WWAMI region. (more…)
Attitudes, beliefs and barriers in healthcare organizations about evidence-based management: Results from a Study of Idaho Hospitals
presented by Ruiling Guo, associate professor and health sciences librarian at Idaho State University (ISU) Idaho Health Sciences Library
January 21, 2015 at 1 PM Pacific (noon Alaska 2 PM Mountain)
Funded by the NN/LM PNR, Ruiling has collaboratively worked with her partners, Idaho State University teaching faculty in health care administration, on a needs assessment project. The purpose of the project was to conduct a needs assessment survey to identify hospital leaders’ beliefs and attitudes toward the practice of evidence-based management and potential needs for providing an evidence-based management training program to Idaho healthcare administrators. Ruiling will share her collaborative research findings and future plan with audience.
To attend go to http://webmeeting.nih.gov/rendezvous and login as a Guest, using your own name. Once logged into the web meeting, a pop-up box allows you to put in your phone number and the program will call you. If this does not happen, just call the 800 number and use the participant code that appears in the Notes box on the screen.
If you are unable to tune in live, we invite you to view a recording of the webcast, posted to the Rendezvous website later.
Most PNR Rendezvous webcast sessions are eligible for 1 hour of Medical Library Association continuing education (MLA CE) for attending the webcast and completing a brief online evaluation form at a website that is provided during the end of the webcast. Upon completion of the form, you will be able to e-mail MLA and request a CE certificate.
As part of our Federal agency services regarding electronic and information technology resources being accessible to people with disabilities, closed captioning is available on this and future PNR Rendezvous webcasts.
PNR Rendezvous for December 10 (rescheduled)- Integrating Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) Skills into a Case-Based Medical School CurriculumTuesday, December 2nd, 2014
Well, oops! We had to reschedule our November 19 PNR Rendezvous event due to technical difficulties.
We are pleased to announce that we have been able to reschedule our speakers, Jane D. Saxton, Director of Library Services, and Jennifer Beardsley, Senior Librarian, of Bastyr University, who will present on Integrating Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) Skills into a Case-Based Medical School Curriculum.
Rescheduled for December 10, 2014 at 1 PM Pacific (noon Alaska, 2 PM Mountain).
Thanksgiving is soon approaching, a time when many are giving thanks for food, family and health. Many favorite dishes are loaded with sugars and it is tempting to overeat. This can be a health issue for those with diabetes. Whether we have a family history or not, we shouldn’t deprive ourselves but rather, consider eating in moderation while enjoying a great feast.
The Diabetes Educator website provides a nice visual on how to divide your plate along with some healthier recipes: https://www.diabeteseducator.org/export/sites/aade/_resources/pdf/general/ThanksgivingPlateResource.pdf
The American Diabetes Association includes tips on Navigating the Thanksgiving Feast and other holiday tips:
So go ahead and enjoy the feast but remember that if you’re thankful for your health, stuff that turkey and not yourself! (more…)