This catalog lists courses that are no longer available for MLA CE credit or for enrollment.  Peruse this list if you are looking for ideas for new courses or need your memory jogged about the content of an old course. 


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Do You Want to be a Library Director? Knowledge, Skills and Career Paths

This face-to-face course is designed to inform, inspire or even dissuade MLA members who may aspire to become academic health sciences library directors.
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Doctor Speak for Medical Librarians: An Introduction to Laboratory Tests, Medical Imaging, and Common Drug Types*

This course provides librarians with practical medical knowledge, focusing on information relevant to case histories, laboratory data, and medical team discussions.
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Doing What is Right - Ethics and Health Science Librarians

Participants in this face-to-face course will recognize the distinction between an ethical dilemma and an ordinary ethical situation and will be able to apply a decision-making model to a dilemma
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Don’t Flip Out! Exploring Team-Based Learning

Brandi Tuttle, AHIP explores how to pull in TBL elements into your next instructional opportunity.
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EBM / EBP: Beyond the Basics - Systematic Reviews and Qualitative Studies

This face-to-face course is designed to give learners additional practice with critical appraisal skills through an understanding of validity issues related to reducing bias in clinical studies.
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EBM / EBP: The Basics - Study Design and Randomized Controlled Trials

This course is designed to give learners an introduction to evidence based practice through an understanding of basic study designs and validity issues related to reducing bias in randomized controlled trials.
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Electronic Resources: Negotiations and Licensing

Providing optimal access to electronic resources, including the ability to use subscriptions for resource sharing, in an important part of managing a medical library. Yet many librarians lack the skill of negotiating licenses. Learn how to understand the issues in this 4 hour face-to-face class.
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Embedded and Empowered: Making an Impact with Embedded Librarianship- a Face to Face Class

This face-to-face course will discuss best practices and tools for embedded librarianship. We will explore how to initiate a collaborative relationship with faculty, medical teams or community organizations, and also teach you how to partner with them for better outcomes.
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Emerging Trends & Topics Webinar Series*

Information pertaining to Emerging Trends in the medical field and important topics are presented in this Webinar Series in installments.
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End of Life Care: Planning, Information and Discussion*

This class is intended as basic information about health decisions that people and their loved ones commonly make near the end of their lives.
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Engaging the 21st Century Learner: Best Practices & Classroom Management Techniques

In this interactive face-to-face workshop, instruction librarians acquire useful knowledge and skills for engaging 21st century learners. Attendees have the opportunity to discuss, demonstrate and practice instructional development and delivery techniques through a variety of activities.
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Essential Searching Skills for Librarians on Systematic Review Teams Webinar

If you plan to collaborate on systematic reviews, this is the webinar for you!
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EvalBasics 1: Community Assessment - On Demand

In this online workshop, participants will learn a four-step process for conducting community assessment that includes data collection, interpretation, and use. The relationship-building potential of each step will be discussed.
Leadership & Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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EvalBasics 2: Planning Outcomes-Based Programs - On Demand

This online workshop provides an ideal framework for developing funding proposals, sets the stage for setting up a quality control system to make sure your project stays on track, and provide a structure for your final reports.
Leadership & Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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EvalBasics 3: Data Collection for Program Evaluation - On Demand

Good data collection tools follow three key principles. They aim to decrease perceived risk, increase perceived benefit, and decrease cost to respondents. This workshop shows you how to apply these principles in developing questionnaires and interviews. This class is taught in-person and online.
Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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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. This workshop shows you how to apply these principles in developing questionnaires and interviews. This class is taught in-person and online.
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EvalBasics 4: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation - On Demand

This workshop provides participants with strategies for working with qualitative and quantitative data to assess program value and make effective decisions.
Leadership & Management Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature

Learn how to evaluate basic health sciences research methods and better serve patrons seeking reliable research.
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Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature (CE502)

Join us at MLA ’20 where we will learn how to identify and evaluate basic health science research methods and their use, apply data literacy concepts, and incorporate your new skills into your work with clinicians, faculty, and students.
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Evaluation Pathways*

A 5-part webinar series on the evaluation pathways. The pathways were developed to help NNLM members who are implementing projects with undeserved communities, design and carry out effective evaluations that will help showcase all achievements, while identifying ways that programming can improve.
Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Evidence Based Practice: An Online Course

This fully asynchronous, self-paced online course addresses the first three steps of EBM: formulating a searchable clinical question, efficiently searching the literature, and critically appraising the literature.
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Expand Your Library Toolkit: An Introduction to Online Learning and Distance Support

In this face-to-face course, the instructors will provide examples of ways tools, best practices, copyright, and other standards could be used, but the focus of the instructors will be on helping the students accomplish their individual goals.
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Financial Advocacy: Turning Data into Ammunition*

Is your data alive and selling your value? Or, is it inanimate - stuck on paper, filed in a folder that is opened once a year to add another page and get a little fatter? Attend this Financial Advocacy class to learn how your data can become a living, breathing, contributing member of your library.
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Finding Environmental Health Information: Sources & Strategies for Effective Searching*

This workshop focuses on the practical and theoretical skills of sifting through the vast array of resources, governmental & non-governmental, grey literature, and data sources to select the appropriate resources to answer a particular question.
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Flip Don’t Flop: Flipped Classroom Approaches for Library Instruction

This face-to-face class provides an overview of flipped learning with specific examples from medical and science classrooms. This class also provides an introduction to flipped classroom planning and an overview of technology tools that can be used to simplify the process.
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Foundations of Bioinformatics and Searching

The goal of this face-to-face course is to provide the fundamentals for library-based bioinformatics products and services decision-making and implementation.
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From Biomarkers to Human Genome Editing- A Prescription to Research

This face-to-face course is a great introduction to genomic medicine for the beginner and provides help in understanding the latest trends and research in genomic medicine.
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From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health Information on the Internet*

This hands-on course will describe why it is important to evaluate websites. Participants will be given criteria for how to evaluate health information on the Internet.
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Geeks Bearing Gifts: Unwrapping New Technology Trends

This class is intended to provide a fun, fast-paced, and informative introduction to emerging technologies. You’ll learn resources to help stay up-to-date and discuss how you can utilize the technologies within education, outreach, and medicine and how they could impact library services.
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Genes in the Library: Concepts and Resources in Genetics and Bioinformatics

This face-to-face course will explore some of the basics of genetics and molecular biology and showcase a variety of tools and databases relevant to these areas of research, education and clinical practice, with hands-on introduction to a selection of these resources.
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Getting Down to Brass Tacks: Public Access and Data Policies

This face-to-face course will provide an overview of research funder public access policies for publications and data, with an emphasis on NIH and other federal and private organizations that provide funding to health sciences researchers.
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Getting Started with Information Outreach in Your Community*

Have you wanted to reach out in your community but do not know where to start? This interactive 1-4-hour face-to-face class gets you on your way. Participants are encouraged to bring outreach ideas to develop an outreach plan with newly learned resources.
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Getting Started with Research (Recording)

Do you want to pursue research but don’t know how to get started? Have you tried doing research and became discouraged? No grant money, freedom from regular responsibilities, or knowledge of statistics? This webinar is for you!
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GIS for Public Health Information Professionals*

The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to solve public health problems and as a decision making tool in healthcare has increased. This webinar will provide an overview of GIS, types of geospatial data, and the basics of visualizing health information.
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Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2016

The Great Lakes Science Boot Camp is an immersive 2.5 day face-to-face event offering librarians opportunities to learn more about key areas of scientific and medical research.
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Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2018*

The Great Lakes Science Boot Camp is an immersive 2.5 day face-to-face event offering librarians opportunities to learn more about key areas of scientific and medical research.
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Grey Horizons: Grey Literature Searching for New and Emerging Health Technologies

This hands-on, face-to-face course will help participants locate grey literature on cutting-edge pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostic tests, and surgical procedures.
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Grey Literature in Nursing: Benefits, Challenges, and Case Studies*

This course will discuss Grey Literature in Nursing. We will look at some of the benefits of Grey Literature, and also touch upon some of the challenges that Grey Literature pose to librarians and nurses.
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Health and Wellness @ the Library: The Essentials of Providing Consumer Health Services*

For the most comprehensive consumer health services training, attend the 4-week online class or the shorter 4-hour in-person version. You’ll learn core competencies for excellent health info services to consumers and gain skills to improve the health of the entire community you serve.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Health and Wellness on the Go: Mobile Resource Options

The options for mobile health and wellness resources can be overwhelming. This asynchronous online course is designed to assist staff members/volunteers in public libraries/tribal libraries/literacy programs find, evaluate, and use mobile applications.
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Health Information Resources for Medical Interpreters

Poor health literacy can lead to worse health outcomes, increased rate of hospitalization, and higher healthcare costs. In this in-person class medical interpreters learn about sources in different languages and strategies to improve health information literacy.
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Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines*

Often the first place your patrons will hear about health issues is in the media. Participants will learn about how health is reported in the news as well as how to evaluate the accuracy and validity of science and health stories in either the online or face-to-face class.
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Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines*

Dark chocolate, red wine, and stem cells - what do these have in common? All have been reported in the news as having health benefits. Often the first place your patrons will hear about health issues is in the media.
Information Services Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Health Literacy 360

This face-to-face course aims to be a holistic coverage of health literacy for the librarian, moving from awareness to the incorporation of health literacy principles in current service practices to the adoption of new services by identifying stakeholders at their institutions.
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Health Literacy: A Universal Precautions Approach

In this face-to-face presentation, healthcare providers learn why it’s important to use a Universal Precautions approach to Health Information Literacy, who is affected and how we can change that to improve health outcomes for all.
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Helping Patients and Health Care Consumers Understand Precision Medicine*

Join four experts in patient communication and medical sciences to learn how to best communicate the latest information and research in precision medicine to patients and health care consumers.
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HIV/AIDS Information Resources from the National Library of Medicine*

This self-paced course provides a comprehensive overview, interactive tour and guided practice to help you become familiar with searching for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other trusted and reliable sources.
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How to Have Fun Teaching with Technology

This face-to face course provides pedagogical and technological training in the basics of creating digital learning objects, such as videos and annotated texts.