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The National Library of Medicine and National Network of Libraries of Medicine offer free continuing education classes throughout the year. Register for classes to expand your skills, learn from NLM product experts or earn one of the specialization certificates.

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NNLM/NLM Courses

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Drug and Chemical Information - On Demand*

This online, self-paced course is intended to introduce librarians to the NLM resources that provide drug and chemical information for consumers and healthcare professionals.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Drug Terminologies and RxNorm

This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep dive into RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information.
Information Management Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
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Drug Terminologies and RxNorm*

This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep dive into RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information.
Information Management Data Services Specialization NNLM/NLM
Webinar
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Effective Health Communication and Health Literacy: Understanding the Connection - Oct 2021

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
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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.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM Instruction & Instructional Design
Webinar
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Emerging Trends & Topics Webinar Series: Identifying the Gaps: the Status of Data Management Education in Doctoral Nursing Programs

In this presentation, the speaker will talk about how community-engaged research approaches including community-university partnerships, public science, citizen science, and community-owned and managed research (COMR) can be used to study and address these issues.
Information Services NNLM/NLM
Online
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End of Life Care: Planning, Information and Discussion March-April 2021

This class is intended as basic information about health decisions that people and their loved ones commonly make near the end of their lives.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
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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.
Information Services Consumer Health Information Specialization NNLM/NLM
Unscheduled
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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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Evaluation Pathways: 5 Steps to Evaluation

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