The MARquee June 24th, 2017
CategoriesCategories Contact Us Archives Region Search

Posts by category: Education

You are viewing the post list, filtered by category type. Select a post below for the full content.


May

10

Date prong graphic

NLM Resources on Opioid Abuse

Posted by on May 10th, 2017 0 comments

From the Outreach and Special Populations Branch: An estimated 1.9 million people in the US have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder.  The NIH MedlinePlus Magazine gives an overview to help readers understand the opioid overdose epidemic, and the statistics are staggering.  In 2014 alone, more than 28,000… Read More »

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

May

03

Date prong graphic

Updated Information Guides for Hurricanes and Floods

Posted by on May 3rd, 2017 0 comments

From the Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC): Hurricane Preparedness Week is approaching (May 7–13), and the stormy weather this week is getting a head start!  To help you prepare and respond with authoritative health information resources, we recently updated our Information Guides for hurricanes and floods.  You can embed the content from either of… Read More »

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

Apr

27

Date prong graphic

NNLM Resource Picks: Community Health Maps

Posted by on April 27th, 2017 0 comments

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, 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. Join NNLM for the next session of Resource Picks on May 10! Participants are… Read More »

Posted in: Education

Apr

19

Date prong graphic

Increasing Health Equity Webinar

Posted by on April 19th, 2017 0 comments

From the Office of Minority Health: Are you interested in learning more about addressing the social determinants of health? The Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council (RHEC) aims to inform and strengthen programs, practices, policies, and services that contribute to achieving better health for all within Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, In the Region

Apr

18

Date prong graphic

Resources for IBS Awareness Month

Posted by on April 18th, 2017 0 comments

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness month. IBS is fairly common, though there are no specific tests for it, nor is there an exact cause. If you are looking to learn more about IBS, or promote information to help spread awareness, check out these resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Public Health

Apr

11

Date prong graphic

NLM Webinar: Insider’s Guide to Accessing NLM Data: Welcome to E-utilities for PubMed

Posted by on April 11th, 2017 0 comments

Want to do more with PubMed? Want to extract just the PubMed data you need, in the format you want? Dreaming of creating your own PubMed tool or interface, but don’t know where to start? Join National Library of Medicine (NLM) staff on Tuesday, May 2 at 1pm EDT for a one-hour introductory webinar designed… Read More »

Posted in: Education, News from NLM/NIH, Technology

Apr

07

Date prong graphic

Over Diagnosis – Why Too Many Lab Tests are Bad for Your Health

Posted by on April 7th, 2017 0 comments

Join the South Central Region (SCR) for this upcoming webinar on Wednesday, April 12 at 12:00 PM ET. Over diagnosis is an emerging concern among health care providers since it leads to unnecessary and potentially harmful over treatment. Over diagnosis occurs when people receive treatment for a disease or condition that won’t cause them symptoms… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Health Professionals, Public Health

Apr

03

Date prong graphic

Twitter Chats for Minority Health Month

Posted by on April 3rd, 2017 0 comments

April is National Minority Health Month. This year the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) have organized some amazing online events to help spread awareness of health disparities, and open discussions about minority health issues. Not sure where to start when… Read More »

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

Mar

31

Date prong graphic

EBLIP Conference – Apply for MAR Professional Development Funding!

Posted by on March 31st, 2017 0 comments

Early Bird registration is now open for the 9th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference: Embedding and Embracing Evidence. If you are considering attending this event and/or registering for any of the pre-conference workshops, you should also consider applying for the NNLM MAR Professional Development Award! Funds can be used to cover the… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Funding, In the Region

Mar

29

Date prong graphic

Upcoming Classes for April

Posted by on March 29th, 2017 0 comments

Training opportunities are abundant for April 2017! Below are just a few that we have on our schedule. Looking for more? Check out our training schedule to see these, and other classes scheduled for May and beyond! Registration closing soon! PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search – April 5, 1:00-2:30 PM ET –… Read More »

Posted in: Education

Subscribe to the MARquee

Receive notifications of new posts via email

Archived Content

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.

NNLM and NATIONAL NETWORK OF LIBRARIES OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader