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Jan

19

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Glossaries at SIS: Terminology for HIV/AIDS, Disasters, Toxicology and More

Posted by on January 19th, 2017 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Special Populations branch: Whenever you learn about a new health topic, you’ll need to become familiar with a new set of terms related to the topic, which is when a glossary may come in handy. Specialized Information Services at the National Library of Medicine provides access to glossaries covering a range of… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Health Professionals, K-12, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Dec

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#WinterSafety Twitter Chat

Posted by on December 14th, 2016 0 comments

Join America’s PrepareAthon, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), on Thursday, December 15th at 2pm ET for a Twitter Chat focusing on winter safety. This chat will be used to discuss storm terms, winter driving tips, winter supplies for your emergency kit, and how to heat your home safely. Follow and participate in… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Public Health

Nov

03

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Updated “ToxTutor” Toxicology Tutorial

Posted by on November 3rd, 2016 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has updated its online toxicology tutorial, ToxTutor. ToxTutor is a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology. For almost 20 years, students and others have used ToxTutor to explore the fundamental principles of toxicology. Written in plain language and including helpful illustrations,… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Sep

21

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New Collaborative Webinar Series: NN/LM Resource Picks

Posted by on September 21st, 2016 0 comments

NN/LM Resource Picks is a bimonthly webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

Sep

13

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Upcoming Classes

Posted by on September 13th, 2016 0 comments

Check out these NN/LM MAR classes that are coming up in the next few weeks! Boost Box: Health Promotion through Health Observances in Your Community When: Friday, September 16, 12-1PM ET Health Promotion focuses on enabling communities to have the tools to improve their health. In this session learn about a variety of health and… Read More »

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

Sep

09

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Get Serious about Disaster Health

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

Summer is over, and it is time to get serious about disaster health. September includes several major events: Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks A new preparedness rule for Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers National Preparedness Month, which concludes with the National PrepareAthon Health effects of the September 11, 2001 Attacks Sunday marks the fifteenth… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals

Sep

09

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Active Shooter: Healthcare Evolution in Risk & Response

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

When: Friday, September 16, 1-2PM ET Hospitals and healthcare organizations are facing the very real threat of active shooters or violence in the workplace. Join this webinar and learn about updated IAHSS hospital violence studies, Run-Hide-Fight training, and rapid notification considerations. Reserve Your Spot Today!

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals

Sep

09

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REMM Website Updates

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

From the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC): The Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Website Team is proud to announce a major content update for August 2016. https://www.remm.nlm.gov Since REMM’s last major content and design update in September 2015, significant content updates include but are not limited to the following: New York City Department of Health gave… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

08

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Back-to-School Updates for NLM K-12 Resources

Posted by on September 8th, 2016 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Specific Populations Branch: School is back in session, and you can learn about the latest updates to K-12 educational resources from the National Library of Medicine i the most recent edition of the Education Connection Newsletter. The August edition of the newsletter includes articles on: New disaster resources on the… Read More »

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

Sep

02

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Are You Prepared for Hurricane Hermine?

Posted by on September 2nd, 2016 0 comments

Weather reports are calling for Hurricane Hermine to possibly cause flooding and damage in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast over the course of the Labor Day weekend, and possibly into next week. In response to the recent severe flooding in Louisiana, the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC) has updated the pertinent… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, In the Region

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