Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

Agenda

Introduction - 10 minute

  • Introduce instructor(s)
  • Explain the objectives of the workshop
  • Have attendees introduce themselves
  • Course outline and materials

Pretest - 10 minutes

Evaluating Health Information - 10 minute lecture
10 Things to Know about Evaluating Medical Resources on the Web (NCCAM)
http://wellnessproposals.com/health-care/complimentary-and-alternative-medicine/10-things-to-know-when-evaluating-online-health-resources.pdf
MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthywebsurfing.html

Nursing Websites - 15 minute lecture / 10 minute hands on
American Nursing Association
http://www.nursingworld.org/
NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department Standards of Practice
http://www.cc.nih.gov/nursing/

General Resources - 15 minute lecture / 10 minute hands on
HealthFinder
http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Women's Health - 15 minute lecture / 10 minute hands on
La Leche League International
http://www.lalecheleague.org

Womenshealth.gov
http://www.womenshealth.gov/index.php

News Services - 10 minute lecture / 10 minute hands on
Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/medscapetodayhome
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention FREE Continuing Education Activity
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/cme/conted.html

BREAK - 20 minutes

NLM's Databases - 1 hour lecture / 15 minute hands on
ClinicalTrials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov
PubMed
http://pubmed.gov/
MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov

Question and Answer - 10 minutes

Posttest - 5 minutes

Evaluation / Wrap-up / CE Certificates - 10 minutes

This course has been approved for 4 hours of Medical Library Association Continuing Education Units. This course is on the list of approved courses for the MLA Consumer Health Specialization Program.