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02/21/2019 The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster - Session 2 Identify Join us for the revamped Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster series! This second run of the original series will provide more practical examples for conducting each step of a systematic...
02/21/2019 Superpatients: Patients Who Extend Science When All Other Options Are Gone Presentation Summary: There is a frontier at the edge of knowledge. At that frontier we are constantly building outward. In the past, a lifetime ago, only scientists and academics could extend it,...
02/21/2019 The Elephant in the Room: Helping Your Community Navigate the Financial Aspects of Healthcare Financial health literacy occurs at the intersection of managing personal finances and health literacy. In this hour-long webinar we’ll explore the four components of financial health literacy and...
02/25/2019 SEA Insights: SEA 2019-2020 Project Funds The National Network of Library of Medicine (NNLM), Southeastern Atlantic Region (SEA) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the NNLM is to...
02/26/2019 NNLM Journal Club: Patient Engagement Topic A 2014 Pew Research survey found that 72% of adult internet users searched for health information online.1 With this increase in online health information seeking behavior comes the...
02/27/2019 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. Each...
02/28/2019 Health Statistics on the Web This hands-on course focuses on the location, selection, and effective use of statistics relevant to health on the local, state, national, and international levels. The importance and relevance of...
02/28/2019 Grants and Proposal Writing Designed for beginners, this class presents a general overview of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine grant process, as well as tips for writing a successful proposal. The one-hour webinar...
03/01/2019 to 03/31/2019 ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers Consumers need access to information and resources about genetic information in an understandable manner. Librarians working with the public need to be aware of the issues surrounding genetics and...
03/05/2019 Music and Movement at the Library! An Interactive Music Based Program for Infants and Toddlers In 2016, the Mt. Zion District Library (IL) realized that the community was lacking in activities and programs for children under 2 years old. The Library already offered Toddlertime for children 18...
03/07/2019 Burnout Among Healthcare Professionals: The Unrecognized Safety Imperative Guest Speaker: Lillee Smith Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAA Description: Recent research published by the National Academy of Medicine links poor healthcare outcomes to clinician burnout, including lower...
03/07/2019 Introduction to the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) The Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) is a set of files and software available from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) that brings together many biomedical vocabularies and standards...
03/14/2019 How Did We Get Here? Maintaining Records for Long Term Institutional Memory Join us as we host Nadia Dixson, the Somerville City Archivist, as she presents, “How Did We Get Here: Maintaining Records for Long Term Institutional Memory” Sometimes an institutions records are...
03/18/2019 Food for Thought: Exploring Nutrition Information Resources This class is designed to assist librarians, public health workers, health professionals, and the general public in locating authoritative information on nutrition and topics relating to nutrition.
03/18/2019 PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine Join us for the third in a series of webinars presented for the Association of College and Research Libraries Health Special Interest Group (ACRL HSIG). This presentation will introduce free bedside...
03/19/2019 Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community This one hour webinar will focus on health program ideas, guides, and resources for libraries and community/faith based organizations.
03/20/2019 What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It? An Introduction to Online and Community-Based Resources for Successful Aging Guest Speaker: Ucheoma Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director for Nutrition Strategy and Impact and Director for National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging, Meals on Wheels America Description: The...
03/20/2019 Climate Change and Community Health in Rural Alaska This session provides an overview of climate change in rural Alaska, the impacts on the environment and observed health effects. The presentation includes specific community examples, and also...
03/21/2019 The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster - Session 3 Evaluate Join us for the revamped Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster series! This second run of the original series will provide more practical examples for conducting each step of a systematic...
03/25/2019 to 04/22/2019 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

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