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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

This 4-week, self-paced asynchronous online class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient, and expand your knowledge of top consumer health websites. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach in libraries, and wrap up by exploring effective marketing approaches and developing an elevator speech. Expect to spend at least 4 hours working on this class.

Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications

This class is designed both for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; and also for librarians who use gene and protein information on a periodic or irregular basis to serve their patrons. The 14-week, self-paced Moodle class reviews basic biology concepts and takes a deep dive into NCBI Molecular Biology Databases. Successful participants are invited to join an Alumni Forum which includes discussion and bi-monthly learning opportunities. Expect to spend at least 30 hours working through this class. 

Building Reference Skills for Nursing and Allied Health Research

Build reference skills for nursing and allied health research in this 3 week online class. This class is designed for library staff who support, or want to support, nursing and allied health professionals. This class provides an introduction to the professions of nursing and allied health, and introduces NLM databases used by health professionals. The class concludes with learners developing their own plan on how to use this information in their work.  Expect to spend about 4 hours learning in this class. 

Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information At Your Library

Responding to questions involving topics on mental health is challenging even for the most experienced librarian. In Caring for the Mind, participants will learn how to effectively provide mental health information at their libraries. Participants will learn about the best electronic resources to consult as well as ways to improve their print collections. Best approaches for handling interactions with emotional patrons will also be discussed. Other topics covered include: bibliotherapy; assessment/testing; and the future of mental health.

ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians

ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world.

Consumer Health Collection Management - On demand

This 4 credit hour on-demand course reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.

Data Literacy for the Busy Librarian

"Data Literacy for the Busy Librarian” is a 2-week introductory Moodle course on the fundamentals of data literacy.

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

Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection

How are health communication and health literacy connected? How can you be more effective in providing health information to consumers, patients, clients, library patrons and your community?  This 1 hour webinar introduces the concepts of health literacy and health communication, outlines components of clear health communication, and identifies online resources from NLM, government agencies and other recognized resources for health literacy and health communication.

End-of-Life Care: Planning, Information and Discussion

As modern medicine extends people’s lives, it also extends the last stage of their lives, leading to a number of care decisions people must make as they approach death.

Evaluation Pathways: A Webinar Series

A 5-part webinar series on the evaluation pathways.

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start?

Genetics 101

Genetics 101 is a 2-week long introductory Moodle course on fundamental concepts in human genetics.

Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect

MedlinePlus is a website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, providing high-quality health information written for the general public. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals, and other applications.

This one-hour training session with videos and exercises is intended to introduce you to what MedlinePlus Connect does and how, and point you to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution.

Grants and Proposal Writing

Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal.

Health Statistics on the Web

This course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels.

How PubMed Works

How PubMed Works is a series of four 90-minute classes presented via WebEx. The individual classes are:

  1. How PubMed Works: Introduction
  2. How PubMed Works: Selection
  3. How PubMed Works: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
  4. How PubMed Works: ATM (Automatic Term Mapping)

Register for each class separately. 
Each class is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE credits.

How PubMed® Works On-Demand

The class is offered via Moodle.
How PubMed Works On Demand is made up of 4 independent modules.

Introduction to Health Reference: Ethics and Best Practices

Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit/4 module asynchronous online class.

Making Sense of Numbers: Understanding Risks and Benefits. Communicating Numerical Health Information

Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information.

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