3 upcoming classes from NNLM – two begin Wednesday, April 1st – register today!
NNLM has 3 free, online, asynchronous classes starting this week.
All the courses are run in Moodle, the NNLM learning management system.
Register today for these free, online, professional development opportunities from NNLM!
Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles
Apr 1, 2020 to May 13, 2020
Join us for a 6-week course that helps health sciences librarians understand the issues of big data in clinical outcomes and what roles health sciences librarians can take on in this service area. We’ll start with an overview of data science and then learn about big data from a systems perspective, dig into how big data impacts patients and researchers, think about the role of librarians in supporting big data initiatives, and finish with an opportunity for you to develop an action plan based on course content. The class will be taught via Moodle and includes short readings, videos, and activities. This class has been approved for 6 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association.
Beyond an Apple A Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library
Apr 1, 2020 to Apr 29, 2020
This 4-week course covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient, discuss creative ideas for health information outreach, and explore effective marketing approaches for consumer health library services. This class has been approved for 4 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association and qualifies for CHIS<https://www.mlanet.org/page/chis> credit.
Beyond the Binary: Health Resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities
Apr 17, 2020 to May 15, 2020
This 4-week course covers provide culturally sensitive health information resources for Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) populations and the librarians, health care practitioners, and others who support them. The acronym LGBTQIA+ refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning individuals, and others. Learn about the health information needs of the LGBTQ+ community; how to provide a welcoming environment for sexual and gender minorities; resources for providing health information regarding sexual and gender minorities; and how to identify professional literature about SGM in PubMed and MeSH. This class has been approved for 4 hours of continuing education credits by the Medical Library Association and qualifies for CHIS<https://www.mlanet.org/page/chis> credit.
Rebecca Brown, MLS, AHIP, CPACC
Training Development Specialist
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Training Office (NTO)
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
University of Utah
Teleworking in Prairie Village, KS