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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
Webinar
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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
Online
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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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Member $65.00
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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.
Information Services MLA CNE
Online
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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
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April - May 2020

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
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - April 30, 2020

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
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - Feb - March 2020

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
Online
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Non-Member Free

Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - Jan - Feb 2020

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
Online
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Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library - May-June 2020

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
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Beyond PRISMA-- Health Research Reporting Guidelines: Your new secret weapon! - November 2019

I don’t want to be an editor…But I wish there was something I could point to that would help my students, faculty, and researchers improve the clarity of their writing …. Oh wait! There is!
Information Services Instructor-owned Instruction & Instructional Design
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Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities - April-May 2020

This course is based on the assumption that gender is non-binary, that sexuality is fluid, and that health disparities exist within LGBTQI+ populations. This course provides culturally-appropriate health information resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities populations and those who support them.
Information Services Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Online
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Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities - February-March 2020

This course is based on the assumption that gender is non-binary, that sexuality is fluid, and that health disparities exist within LGBTQI+ populations. This course provides culturally-appropriate health information resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities populations and those who support them.
Information Services Health Information Professionalism Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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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: Genetics, Genomics, and Precision Medicine - Past, Present and Future

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: Health Literacy in an Academic Environment

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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Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles - Feb-March 2020

Health data is the new frontier and now is the time to act. This course will help you understand issues of big data in clinical outcomes and roles you can take in this service area. Course content inc. Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes forum, article reviews, and Big Data Fundamentals.
Information Services Information Management Health Information Professionalism NNLM/NLM
Online
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Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles-April-May

Health data is the new frontier and now is the time to act. This course will help you understand issues of big data in clinical outcomes and roles you can take in this service area. Course content inc. Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes forum, article reviews, and Big Data Fundamentals.
Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism NNLM/NLM
Online
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Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians - August - December

Embark on an introductory, online bioinformatics journey for librarians using the Moodle learning management system. This 16 week course will introduce you to different topics and NCBI tools you can use in your library to support bioinformatics education and discovery.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Online
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Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians-Jan-May 2020

Embark on an introductory, online bioinformatics journey for librarians using the Moodle learning management system. This 16 week course will introduce you to different topics and NCBI tools you can use in your library to support bioinformatics education and discovery.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
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Boost Box: Thinking Outside the PubMed 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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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
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Boost Box: Exceptional Lives

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region. 1 MLA CE is offered per webinar session.
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: Nicotine, It's a Brain Changer

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region. 1 MLA CE is offered per webinar session.
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: Online Privacy 101

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: Resources for Community Health Workers

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: The DNA to Z of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing: Separating Fact from Fiction

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region. 1 MLA CE is offered per webinar session.
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: What Works for Health? Using County Health Rankings and Roadmaps in Grant Writing

Boost your knowledge of NLM products or other health information topics with this monthly webinar series from the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region. 1 MLA CE is offered per webinar session.
Leadership & Management Information Services Information Management Free Health Information Professionalism Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library - April 30, 2020

This popular online or in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library - May 2019

This popular online or in-person class will prepare librarians for responding to challenging reference questions for mental health information, and will give librarians a greater awareness of current mental health issues that might affect their populations.
Information Services Information Management Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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ClinicalTrials.gov: Results Reporting, Unique Evidence, and the Role of Medical Librarians 2019-2020

This online course on ClinicalTrials.gov demonstrates ways to search and interpret clinical trials with results; and discusses the unique position of health science and consumer health librarians to provide education and advocate for the results database and submission requirements.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Copyright Skills as Risk Management Tools: The Librarian's Role - November 2019

This face-to-face course will explore the vital role librarians with basic copyright skills can play in minimizing the organization’s exposure to liability.
Leadership & Management Information Services Instructor-owned Information Management
Webinar
Member $65.00
Non-Member $85.00

Critical Appraisal for Librarians: Evaluating Randomized Controlled Trials (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer two webinars on critical appraisal. Also see the series that includes 2 additional recorded webinars. #MLACritical
Information Services MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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Member $65.00
Non-Member $85.00

Critical Contributions: Developing Research Appraisal Skills at Your Institution (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer two webinars on critical appraisal. Also see the series that includes 2 recorded webinars. #MLACritical
Information Services MLA Evidence-Based Practice & Research CNE
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Member $65.00
Non-Member $85.00

Developing and Managing a Systematic Review Service (Recording)

MLA is pleased to offer three webinars on systematic reviews by Margaret Foster, AHIP, and Sarah Jewell, co-editors of Assembling the Pieces of a Systematic Review: A Guide for Librarians.
Information Services MLA
Online
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Disaster Health Information Sources: The Basics

This self-paced online course provides a comprehensive overview of essential resources for health-related information services in support of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. It includes resources from federal and nonfederal agencies and international organizations.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Information Management Free NNLM/NLM
Online
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Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives 2019-2021

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 Free NNLM/NLM
Webinar
Member $65.00
Non-Member $85.00

Distinguishing the Questionable from the Trustworthy in Open Access Resources (Recording)

Webinar participants will learn how the open access publishing model evolved, how the model lends itself to being exploited by predatory publishers, and how to use tools, resources, and formal criteria to vet open access journals.
Information Services MLA CNE
Webinar
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Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection 2019-2020

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.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Engaging Parents and Caregivers in Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Recovery - 2019-2020

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 Free Evidence-Based Practice & Research NNLM/NLM
Online
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Evidence Based Practice and the Medical Librarian - 2020

This Online course is designed for medical librarians by medical librarians who want to learn evidence-based concepts in order to comfortably support and teach evidence based clinical practice (EBCP), evidence based medicine (EBM), and evidence based nursing (EBN) at their institutions.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design
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Evidence-Based Practice for the Medical Librarian - August - November 2020

This 3-day, face-to-face course is designed for medical librarians by medical librarians who want to learn evidence-based concepts in order to comfortably support and teach evidence based clinical practice (EBCP), evidence based medicine (EBM), and evidence based nursing (EBN) at their institutions.
Information Services Instructor-owned Evidence-Based Practice & Research Instruction & Instructional Design

Unscheduled Courses in Information Services

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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training*

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
Unscheduled
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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
Unscheduled
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A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals*

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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A Seat at the Table: Working with the Disaster Workforce*

Libraries have a critical role to play in disaster preparation and recovery, but they need to be at the table with the right people. This self-paced online class prepares librarians on how to work with first responders, public health departments, local health care facilities, and emergency planners.
Disaster Information Specialization Information Services Health Information Professionalism NNLM/NLM
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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 resources to assist patrons in locating and evaluating sometimes complex and confusing information.
Information Services Free Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
Member Free
Non-Member Free

Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community*

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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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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Back to School: Enhance your Research with HSR Methods, Tools, and Resources from the National Library of Medicine

This free recorded webinar provides an overview of resources provided by the National Library of Medicine’s National Information Center on Health Services Research (NICHSR) to support the HSR community.
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Becoming an Informed Healthcare Consumer: Deciphering Insurance, Choosing Providers, and More*

Successful navigation of the healthcare environment requires consumers to be active participants including identifying providers and interpreting health insurance options/benefits.
Information Services Instructor-owned