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A Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards This course will help students to understand the big picture of health data standards and how they are used, including relevant National Library of Medicine (NLM) products and services.  
ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers Genetics is increasingly becoming a factor in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases as well as frequently seen in headline news.
Astronaut Health: Health Information Resources to Support Science Education This presentation will introduce school librarians, public librarians, science educators, and other participants to health science education resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), t
Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.
Bioinformatics Education Bioinformatics Education introduces different topics and NCBI databases that support bioinformatics education and discovery, including the NCBI databases Nucleotide, Gene, Structure and Protein.
Boost Box Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the Middle Atlantic Region. Registration is required.
Chemicals, Drugs and Genetics: Searching PubMed and Beyond Online On Demand This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs and genetics.
Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians with Jessica Pettitt Are you confused about all the topics under the umbrella of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? Are you overwhelmed by all things swirling around in our world today?
Drug Terminologies and RxNorm This one-hour training session will introduce you to the basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep dive into RxNorm, an NLM-au
EvalBasics 1: Community Assessment Community assessment is the essential fact-finding phase of program development. You form a picture of a target community or user group in order to develop beneficial programs and services for it.
EvalBasics 2: Planning Outcomes-Based Programs In the words of the immortal Yogi Berra, “if you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.” The logic model is a useful tool from planning projects that will help you drive toward you
EvalBasics 3: Data Collection for Program Evaluation Good data collection tools follow three key principles. They aim to decrease perceived risk, increase perceived benefit, and decrease cost to respondents.
EvalBasics 4: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation This on-demand online class provides participants with strategies for working with qualitative and quantitative data to assess program value and make effective decisions.
Finding and Using Health Statistics How many Americans are affected by cardiovascular disease each year? Did the number of Americans with health insurance increase significantly following the passage of the Affordable Care Act?

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