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Posts by archive: August 2017

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Upcoming Twitter Chat on Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on August 31st, 2017 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month. Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg) for a Twitter chat on September 20 from 2-3PM, EST. Learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact prevention, treatment, and recovery by following #OpioidAwareChat. #OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact… Read More »

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

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Health Information Resources for Disaster Relief and Preparedness

Posted by on August 29th, 2017 0 comments

With the impact of Hurricane Harvey, many of us are thinking about what might happen if such a disaster were to affect our communities. We plan for the day-to-day operations of our institutions, but many organizations do not have a plan in place for events that may negatively impact their entire community, city, or state…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health

Aug

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Weekly Postings

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments

See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Update your membership record today! If you have completed the renewal process before Friday, July 21, you can expect to receive your membership certificate by the end of August. If you have not yet verified that your organization’s record is up-to-date,… Read More »

Posted in: Weekly Postings

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On the Road Again with NNLM MAR!

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

MAR Updates Kate Flewelling, Executive Director This time of year, students go back to school. As I write this, the University of Pittsburgh campus is busy with new and returning students moving into dorms. For NNLM MAR staff, fall is peak travel season. Many professional organizations have their annual conferences now, and we are attending… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Aug

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Let’s ‘CHIL’: NNLM and the American Library Association

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Consumer Connections Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator As the Consumer Health Coordinator here at NNLM MAR, I serve as the liaison to public and school libraries in addition to community and faith based organizations. Over the past few years, I’ve become more active in the American Library Association (ALA) in order to learn where the… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Aug

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Member Spotlight: Sheila Caldwell

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Sheila Caldwell, BSN, RN, CSN-NJ School Nurse Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, Aberdeen, NJ What is your current position? Briefly describe what you do in your job. School Nurse in Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. I am the school nurse in the district preschool. In my position, I address all the components of NASN’s 21st Century Framework… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Aug

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A Report from the Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Academic Outreach Elaina Vitale, Academic Coordinator This summer I was pleased to receive an ACRL scholarship to attend the Ninth Annual Evidence Based Library & Information Practice (EBLIP9) Conference in Philadelphia. This generous scholarship sponsored my attendance and meals at an amazing three-day conference with some very impressive librarians, and I’m very grateful to ACRL… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Aug

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NNLM MAR Partnership

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Did You Know? Michelle Burda, Education & Health Literacy Coordinator Did you know that the NNLM Middle Atlantic Region has an ongoing partnership with the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps? The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program, as described by the Department of Homeland Security, “coordinates the skills of practicing and retired physicians, nurses and other health… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

Aug

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The Buzz About Social Media

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Behind the Scenes Hannah Sinemus, Technology Liaison When you are scrolling through your social media feeds or browsing emails, it’s easy to forget just how many communication outlets you can access with a few simple clicks or taps. Take NNLM MAR, for example. If you want updates on our activities and opportunities, you can: visit… Read More »

Posted in: The MAReport

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Gearing Up for National Preparedness Month

Posted by on August 24th, 2017 0 comments

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is just around the corner, starting September 1. Here are some tips from the Ready Campaign to help kick off your planning for the month of September. “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” We can all take action to prepare. This year’s themes focus on the NPM goal to increase the… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

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