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Posts by archive: October 2016

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November Training Opportunities

Posted by on October 31st, 2016 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) is pleased to announce some amazing training opportunities coming up in the month of November! Please see our selection below of courses that will be offered by the MAR, as well as our national collaborative series and courses that will be hosted by… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals

Oct

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NN/LM Resource Picks: Call for Survey Participation

Posted by on October 28th, 2016 0 comments

NN/LM Resource Picks is a collaborative webinar series produced by coordinators across the various regions of of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM). A session is offered every other month featuring a National Library of Medicine (NLM) resource as a way to promote awareness of the resource and encourage its usage and integration… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Evaluation

Oct

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Go4Life Partner Webinar

Posted by on October 27th, 2016 0 comments

Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities When: November 9, 2016, 1:00 PM ET Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) are now living longer than ever before. Advances in national and family social supports and improvements in healthcare have enabled individuals with IDD to lead healthier and more productive… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Public Health

Oct

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Finding Health Twitter Chats

Posted by on October 26th, 2016 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations Branch: Twitter chats are a great way for healthcare professionals to learn about resources related to specific health topics, raise public awareness of heath issues, and share their organization’s resources with other professionals and the general public.  During a Twitter chat, one or more accounts hosting the chat… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health, Technology

Oct

25

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2016 Health Literacy Hero: Rosemarie Taylor

Posted by on October 25th, 2016 0 comments

  NN/LM MAR is pleased to announce Rosemarie Taylor, Manager of Library Services from Wilkes–Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, PA as the winner of our Health Literacy Heroes Award promoting health literacy in her organization. Please congratulate Rosemarie, and as you read about her involvement in her organization you will understand why she is our Health… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Funding, In the Region

Oct

25

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New Class: Locating Information on Developmental Disabilities using NLM Resources

Posted by on October 25th, 2016 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine is pleased to announce a new class available from the Pacific Northwest Region: Locating Information on Developmental Disabilities using NLM Resources. This class will provide an introduction to developmental disabilities, tools to evaluate quality websites and learn about NLM resources to answer health related needs, caregiver information, ideas… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, Public Health

Oct

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November Grey Lit Conference

Posted by on October 24th, 2016 0 comments

The Grey Lit Team is proud to offer a professional development award to attend the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature at the New York Academy of Medicine November 28 -29, 2016.  The conference brings together librarians from across the globe and focuses on research and innovation in the field of grey literature.  If you… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Funding, Health Professionals, In the Region

Oct

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Continuing Education Activity on Risk Reduction for SIDS

Posted by on October 20th, 2016 0 comments

Continuing Education Activity on Risk Reduction for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death: Curriculum for Nurses Sponsored by  Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), this continuing education (CE) activity  for nurses explains the latest research on SIDS, other sleep-related causes  of infant death,… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals

Oct

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NLM Resources to Prevent Domestic Violence

Posted by on October 20th, 2016 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: Domestic violence is a form of abuse that often involves a spouse or partner, but it can also be directed towards a child, older adult, or other family member. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the National Library of Medicine has domestic violence prevention resources available for the… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, K-12, Public Health

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MLA Rising Stars

Posted by on October 18th, 2016 0 comments

The MLA Rising Star program has been developed to give members the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and personal characteristics needed to  become a leader in MLA. Eligible applicants: must be a MLA member throughout the duration of the program must have attended at least one national MLA annual meeting must have demonstrated interest and… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Employment, Funding

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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