Evidence-Based Practice & Research

A health information professional evaluates research studies, uses research to improve practice, conducts research, and communicates research results.



Scheduled Courses in Evidence-Based Practice & Research

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2019 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians

Are you a library professional interested in learning to do research? Are you excited at the prospect of being part of an intensive and collaborative program that takes you through a process of learning research design and completing a health information research project?
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research
Webinar
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8 Tips for Using Metrics in Research Evaluation (Recording)

Join our presenters to transform your skills in expert searching and metadata into the valuable skills needed in the research evaluation process.
MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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A Myth-Shattering Look at Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Based on Research - 2019-2020

David will share his research and personal experience about the importance of recognizing that addiction is a chronic brain disease that affects the whole family. “We know what to do when a person is sick with any other problem.”
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Beyond Pyramids of Evidence: Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature - November 2019

This course takes you beyond using pyramids of evidence to evaluating quantitative and qualitative research.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
Webinar
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Beyond the SEA Webinar Series:There's an App for That! Tips to Evaluate Consumer Apps for Health

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Beyond the SEA: “Seeing” your Search: Visualization Techniques for Exploring PubMed Search Results

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Beyond the SEA: Improving Your Spreadsheets Using Art Principles

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Beyond the SEA:How to Develop Healthy Living Programs through Shared Use Partnerships

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Boost Box: Cooking Classes without a Kitchen

Boost your knowledge of NLM products and other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Boost Box: ECRI Guidelines Trust

Boost your knowledge of NLM products and other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design

Unscheduled Courses in Evidence-Based Practice & Research

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A Myth-Shattering Look at Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Based on Research*

David will share his research and personal experience about the importance of recognizing that addiction is a chronic brain disease that affects the whole family. “We know what to do when a person is sick with any other problem.”
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Advanced PubMed Techniques*

Learn advanced concepts to add to your PubMed toolkit. Automatic Term Mapping; Author searching; Drug information to treat diseases; Pharmacologic action; Coordinating MeSH terms (like Indexers do); Tools for finding Evidence Based research in PubMed; Phrase searching and the Phrase Index.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Advanced Searching Techniques and Advanced Strategy Design*

This face-to-face course will explore issues around search design and search techniques for undertaking literature searches of complex topics to inform high quality comparative effectiveness research, systematic reviews, guideline development and other major projects.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Beyond Pyramids of Evidence: Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature*

This course takes you beyond using pyramids of evidence to evaluating quantitative and qualitative research.
MLA '19 Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Beyond the SEA Webinar Series*

The Beyond the SEA webinar series invites guest speakers that cover topics like resources from the National Library of Medicine, Outreach Projects, Leadership, Data Science, Instructional Design, and more!
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
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Non-Member Free

Boost Box*

Boost your knowledge of NLM products and other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Building Partnerships with Faculty, Clinicians, and other Stakeholders*

Are you interested in strategies for building partnerships that lead to collaborative projects? This class will discuss barriers to building partnerships and detailed plans to help you overcome these obstacles.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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CAIFL: Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians*

Ready to move beyond basic EBM? Develop your critical appraisal skills in this advanced online course that will prepare you to teach critical appraisal with confidence.
Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Chemicals and Drugs in PubMed and Toxnet*

This course will give participants an overview of chemical- and drug-specific PubMed tags and some of the databases that provide drugs and chemical information through Toxnet.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Community Health Maps*

The goal of the course is to help users gain the skills to use Community Health Maps in order to empower communities, collect health data, and create maps.
Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Emerging Technologies in Health Sciences Libraries*

Emerging Technologies are always evolving and the health sciences library -- in its democratizing role in the medical community -- is the perfect place to be the sandbox for experimentation and innovation.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research
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Engaging Parents and Caregivers in Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Recovery*

Fred will present on family-based interventions to engage parents and caregivers, as well as data on the resources the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids offers for families addressing every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery.
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Escape the Library: Developing an Interactive Escape Room Activity to Gamify Library Instruction - October 2019

Does your library instruction need a pick-me-up? Delve into the exciting world of educational escape rooms.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Escape the Library: Developing an Interactive Escape Room Activity to Gamify Library Instruction*

Does your library instruction need a pick-me-up? Delve into the exciting world of educational escape rooms.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
Unscheduled
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EvalBasics 1: Community Assessment*

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*

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*

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 4: Data Analysis for Program Evaluation*

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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Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST): Getting Your LIfe Back*

Maureen Cavanagh will introduce you to her newest project “Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST).” FFAST is a family-focused intervention designed to define and increase fluency in the language of recovery.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Finding and Using Health Statistics*

This online, self-paced course for librarians and students in health sciences describes different types of health statistics, how they are collected, and where they can be found.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information*

Teens experience many changes physically and mentally. Both blended and face-to-face classes include an overview of teen health information needs and information seeking behaviors, communication tips, and credible health information resources for teens.
Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health*

This one hour online or face-to-face course will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH). Attendees will learn a basic definition of EBPH, the seven step process for implementing EBPH, and identify resources for community assessments, searching the literature, and evaluation.
Information Services Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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Graphic Public Health: Comics for Health Literacy, Health Promotion, and Advocacy*

Meredith Li-Vollmer from Public Health – Seattle & King County will share examples of how she has applied comics to health literacy, health promotion and advocacy for public health. She will also discuss aspects of the creative process of developing graphic public health.
Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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How the Trauma-Informed Approach Can Help Treat Substance Use Disorders*

People who experience trauma- especially Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)- are at an elevated risk for substance use disorders, mental illness, and physical disorders. Trauma-informed care (TIC) is an evidence-based approach to deliver healthcare.
Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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IHA Health Literacy Conference*

Keeping up to date with changes that affect access to health is difficult and even more so when understanding these from a health literacy perspective. Inspiring speakers will give insight on emerging issues on topics such as immigrant health, digital promises and challenges, and systemic biases.
Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design