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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 - 5 minutes

Information Needs of Nurses - 10 minute lecture

Evaluating Health Information - 20 minute lecture

Resources for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals - 1 hour and 20 minute lecture
Nursing and Allied Health Web sites

General Sites:
University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)--Medical Specialties: Allied Health Professions
http://southmed.usouthal.edu/library/specialt/

Virginia Commonwealth University, Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences (Richmond, VA)--Occupational Therapy Resources
http://www.library.vcu.edu/tml/bibs/ot.html

Alternative Medicine
:
Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center: AboutHerbs
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/11570.cfm

Associations and Organizations:
National League for Nursing
http://www.nln.org

American Nurses Association
http://www.nursingworld.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org/default.htm

National Association of School Nurses
http://www.nasn.org

Continuing Education:
ANA (American Nursing Association) 2000 Continuing Online Education
http://nursingworld.org/ce/cehome.cfm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention FREE Continuing Education Activity
http://www2a.cdc.gov/ce/availableactivities.asp

Disease Resources:
CancerNet
http://cancer.gov/cancerinformation/

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp

HIV/AIDS:
CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/dhap.htm

University of California San Francisco-HIV Insite
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite

Drug Information:
FDA Consumer Drug Information
http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/DrugSafety/DrugIndex.htm

MedlinePlus Drug Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Evidence Based Nursing:
Cochrane Library
http://www.cochrane.org

Evidence Based Nursing and Health Care Resources / Health Sciences Library - University at Buffalo - State University of New York
http://ublib.buffalo.edu/hsl/resources/guides/EBHC.html

General Internet Usage:
NN/LM: Internet Discovery Tools
http://nnlm.gov/tools.html

Government Agencies:
CDC: National Center for Infectious Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/index.htm

Healthfinder.gov
http://healthfinder.gov

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

NIH Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

Health Frauds:
CDC Health Related Hoaxes and Rumors
http://www.cdc.gov/hoax_rumors.htm

Snopes.com
http://snopes.com/

Health News:
CNN: Health
http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/

MedlinePlus Health News
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/newsbydate.html

Medscape
http://www.medscape.com/medscapetodayhome

Multicultural Resources:
Cultural Resources
http://www.mc.uky.edu/PatientEd/culturemay2004.htm

Multilingual Health Information
http://nnlm.gov/outreach/consumer/multi.html

Nursing Resources:
NursingCenter
http://www.nursingcenter.com/home/index.asp

Online Journals:
NN/LM: Ejournals
http://nnlm.gov/rsdd/ejournals/

Other Resources:
Health Hotlines from the National Library of Medicine
http://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/hotlines/

NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org/

School Nurses:
Gerri Harvey's School Nurse Perspective
http://www.homestead.com/snp/contents.html

Women's Health:
National Women Health Information Center
http://www.4women.gov/

BREAK - 20 minutes

NLM's Databases - 1 hour lecture
MedlinePlus
http://medlineplus.gov

PubMed
http://pubmed.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://clinicaltrials.gov

NIH Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/

Household Products Database
http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/

Partners in Information Access for Public Health Professionals
http://phpartners.org

Tox Town
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

What Librarians Can Do To Help Their Nursing and Allied Health Professionals - 10 minute lecture
NNLM - Marketing and Justifying the Library
http://nnlm.gov/libinfo/mgmt/admin.html#mktg

Question and Answer - 5 minutes

Posttest - 5 minutes

Evaluation / Wrap-up / CE Certificates - 15 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.