Training and Educational Opportunities
The Pacific Northwest Region (PNR) staff offer classes and other educational opportunities to both network members and other organizations. These further our mission to promote awareness of and access to health and biomedical information. PNR staff also encourage network members to use these resources when providing training to others.
RML Rendezvous is a free monthly series of web-based presentations and talks with our region, all are welcome to attend. Find out what is coming >
Training Opportunities Page - view and register for upcoming classes hosted by the Pacific Northwest Region
Calendar of Events- classes and other training and educational opportunities at the regional and national level that would be of interest to network members. If you know of educational events, please contact us to have them placed on our calendar.
Pacific Northwest Region staff and the NN/LM offer a variety of classes of interest to network member staff and those in other organizations. These and other training and educational opportunities are listed.
Pacific Northwest Region staff provide distance learning opportunities (including archived recordings) for network members and others. Find out more about what webcasts and classes are available regardless of your location to our Seattle office!class schedule is also listed by region.
Pacific Northwest Region staff maintain a library of professional development resources for network members to borrow. The library includes audio and video tapes, CDs, books and Medical Library Association DocKits.
These resources support training activities you may be planning. More resources are available through keyword or advanced searching at the Medical Library Association Educational Clearinghouse. Clearinghouse materials may include classes, online tutorials, handouts, and other training materials on your topic.
Other Lesson Plans and Toolkits
Health Literacy in
Your Community - Developed by the NN/LM PNR.
This presentation and facilitator's guide is designed for
use in group/community training sessions. The materials
cover the importance of health literacy, and provide an
introduction to Medline Plus and NIH Senior Health, plus
guidelines for choosing trusted web-based health
Community Health Literacy Training Powerpoint Presentation
Connecting Youth to Quality Health Information: A Lesson Plan for High School Health and Fitness Education - Developed by the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the Unversity of Washington. This is a lesson plan to increase the capacity and capability of high school students to access and evaluate quality health information. This lesson also establishes MedlinePlus as a recognized resource for current and future health information needs.
Quality Health Information on the Web: A Tool Kit - Another resource from the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington. This site will assist you in finding answers to student health questions. You can learn how to identify accurate and reliable health information using MedlinePlus and elsewhere on the internet.
Pacific Northwest Region staff offer classes, workshops and presentations, especially highlighting NLM databases and NN/LM resources. If you would like to explore having someone teach or speak at your organization contact us at email@example.com or call 1-800-338-7657 (in WA, OR, AK, MT, ID).