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Event Title Date(s) Summary
NNLM Book Discussion, May 2 - July 31, Doing Harm May 2, 2022 - July 31, 2022 You are invited to join us for the first NNLM Book Discussion. From May 1 until July 31, join your fellow librarians and read Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya Dusenbery! 

Platform/Location: Zoom, Moodle

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library May 9, 2022 - June 6, 2022 This 4-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced 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.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information May 23, 2022 - June 17, 2022 This 4-hour CE class offered in Moodle is designed to assist librarians and others who work with diverse populations in locating health information. The resources presented are selected for their emphasis on providing culturally relevant information in the preferred language of the population. Background information on refugees and immigrants in the U.S. and their unique health issues will be presented.

Platform/Location: Moodle

NIH Data Management and Sharing Session 5. Policy Recap and Q&A May 24, 2022 The webinar series introduces the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.

Platform/Location: Webex

Graphic Medicine Virtual Social May 25, 2022 Join colleagues interested in graphic medicine to network through interactive activities including book talks, drawing and storytelling activities, watercooler chats and more.

Platform/Location: Zoom

Trauma in the Library: Findings To-date about PTSD among Public Library Staff and Methods for Ensuring Trauma-Informed Care May 27, 2022 Trauma-informed care for library patrons is a growing movement, however, what about workplace trauma experienced by library staff? We share findings to-date regarding our IMLS-funded study “Trauma in the Library: Symptoms of PTSD Among Staff and Methods for Ensuring Trauma-Informed Care.”

Platform/Location: Zoom

Asian Health Equity: Precision Medicine in AAPI Communities May 31, 2022 In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, the Asian Health Coalition and the All of Us Program provide a 1 hour webinar that talks about the importance of precision medicine for AANHPIs through the health equity lens.

Platform/Location: Webex

Regional Events

Event Title Date(s) Summary
Region 7: Hospital Libraries Advisory Group Annual Meeting June 9, 2022

Region 7 will share what we are learning from hospital libraries, and we will ask for webinar suggestions. This is an opportunity for Region 7 to connect with hospital librarians in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Platform/Location: Zoom

On-Demand Classes

Event Title Date(s) Summary
A Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards - On Demand On-demand through December 31, 2023 Understand the big picture of health data standards and how they are used, including relevant National Library of Medicine (NLM) products and services, in this 1 hour, on-demand, online class. Expect to spend 1 hour learning through videos and exercises.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Assessing Health Materials On Demand On-demand through April 18, 2025 Get an overview on assessing health materials, and learn how the National Library of Medicine uses a health education materials assessment tool to figure out if health education materials are easy-to-read in this 90 minute self-paced tutorial.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Common Data Elements: Standardizing Data Collection On-demand through September 1, 2023 This online, self-paced course describes how librarians and other information professionals can facilitate data standardization and research data sharing using common data elements (CDEs).

Platform/Location: Moodle

Consumer Health Collection Management - On Demand On-demand through October 31, 2022 This 4 credit-hour, on-demand class reviews collection management principles and resources for health-related collections in public libraries.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug and Chemical Information - On Demand On-demand through June 30, 2023 Earn up to 6 hours of CE credit in this on-demand class. Learn about NLM resources that provide drug and chemical information for consumers and healthcare professionals, from interactions to adverse effects to clinical trial results. While you work through interactive hands-on scenarios, you’ll learn about the drug and chemical information-seeking habits of your patrons, helpful reference interview questions to ask, and how to efficiently navigate this unique information landscape.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Drug Terminologies and RxNorm On-demand through August 1, 2024 Learn the basic concepts of medical terminologies, followed by a deep dive into NLM's RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information, in this 1 credit hour on-demand class.

Platform/Location: Moodle

Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect On-demand through June 30, 2023 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.

Platform/Location: Moodle

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