Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect

This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. 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.

 

Objectives

Following completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Explain how MedlinePlus Connect makes MedlinePlus consumer health content available in Electronic Health Record systems
  • Describe the role of standard terminologies in how MedlinePlus Connect works
  • Define the structure of a URL request used in MedlinePlus Connect
  • Consider whether you can facilitate the use of MedlinePlus Connect at your institution
Class Length

1 hour

Region: Region 5

The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 5, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

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Class Owner(s)

Katherine Majewski, Librarian, OET

Instructor(s)

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Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

1 hour MLA CE

CHIS Competency

C7. Technology and Health

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. 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. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite. 1.00 CHIS Level 2 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. 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. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite. 1.00 CHIS Level 2 On