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Online Resources to Support Evidence-Based Practice on Population Health

Class Details

Online Resources to Support Evidence-Based Practice on Population Health: An Introduction to MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj

This course is designed to introduce public health professionals and librarians to MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj and demonstrate how to find reliable health information and data related to population health and Healthy People 2020.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1.) Define population health and its relation to Healthy People 2020
2.) Describe the purpose of PubMed, HSRProj, and MedlinePlus databases
3.) Identify when to use each database based on the information need
4.) Perform basic searching techniques to identify more accurate results

Please note that the content in this course is for basic/beginner users of MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj.

This asynchronous course is offered through Moodle using Storyline Articulate software.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Aug 1, 2017 to Aug 31, 2017
Instructor(s):
Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist
Continuing Education Credits: 
2

Class Instructors

Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist

This asynchronous course is offered through Moodle using Storyline Articulate software. The course is designed to teach public health professionals and librarians to use MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj to find reliable health information and data related to population health and Healthy People 2020. Please note that the content in the course is for basic/beginner users of MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj.

Course Content There are five sections in this course:

  • Population Health and Healthy People 2020
  • MedlinePlus: Supporting the Public With Easy-to-Read Consumer Health Information
  • An Introduction to PubMed: Finding Peer-Reviewed and Evidence-Based Public Health Articles
  • Looking for Trends and Partners for Health Services Research with HSRProj
  • Scenario Practices