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Scheduled Courses in Information Services

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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training - April 2020

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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2020 MeSH Highlights

Every year, the Medical Subject Headings are updated. How does this affect your PubMed searches? What happens when a term gets changed, or added, or removed; or moved to a different part of the MeSH hierarchy? How do you accommodate vocabulary changes over time in your comprehensive searches?
Information Services Free NNLM/NLM
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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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A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals 2019

Learn about the new PubMed, currently available for preview at PubMed Labs (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pubmed/).
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers - March 2020

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 resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming for Summer Reading - April 2020

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - 2019-2020

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community - October 2019

Are you interested in starting or expanding your health outreach and programming at your library or agency? If so then this course will provide you with ideas on passive and active health outreach for your community.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Free Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?

Register now for MLA's webinar, "Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?" Join Connie Schardt, AHIP, FMLA as she explains how to critically appraise a systematic review and the tools needed for the task.
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April

This hands-on class will cover the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM

Unscheduled Courses in Information Services

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Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives*

This hour-long, asynchronous course is designed for both public health and emergency preparedness professionals, as well as the information professionals that support them, who are interested in a basic introduction to emergency and disaster management concepts.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Drug Information Resources for Consumers*

This hands-on, face-to-face class is designed to assist participants in answering a wide variety of drug information questions by providing an in-depth look at the Drug Information Portal and a select group of additional resources.
Information Services Instructor-owned Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization
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Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection*

Are you curious as to why health communication and health literacy are connected? Do you want to be more effective in providing health information? This introductory class to health literacy is designed to raise awareness of what health literacy and its relationship to health communication.
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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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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.
Information Services Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
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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.
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Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian*

This 8-week online course is designed to be an introduction to the process of evidence-based practice (EBP) and to the supporting roles and opportunities for medical librarians.
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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