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AORN eGuidelines in the PHDL

Posted by on June 10th, 2024 0 comments

Recently, the Public Health Digital Library began subscribing to AORN’s eGuidelines directly from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. This popular resource provides descriptive and comprehensive guidelines that reflect evidence-based practices for the perioperative RN. The subscription includes the following resources: ·       Guidelines for Perioperative Practice ·       Over 200 searchable, clinical FAQs ·       Audit Tools… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Blog, PHDL Resources, Public Health



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Sewell Travel Award for Public Health Librarians

Posted by on June 4th, 2024 0 comments

Call for Applicants for the Sewell Stipend to Attend the 2024 APHA Annual Meeting The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health (STAPH) Committee invites applications for 2024 Sewell Stipends to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 27–30, 2024. The theme this year is “Building Trust in Public Health and Science.” Visit the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog



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MedlinePlus Tutorials for Community Health Workers

Posted by on March 12th, 2024 0 comments

Region 5 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine has put together a series of recorded tutorials on MedlinePlus.  These short videos are geared towards Community Health Workers and their interests.  The videos will help you quickly learn about the various features of MedlinePlus and how to use this trustworthy website.  The series… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, NLM, NNLM, Public Health



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Environmental Chemicals and Breast Cancer: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?

Posted by on March 1st, 2024 0 comments

Nearly 1,000 chemicals have been found in laboratory studies to alter key biological pathways to breast cancer. For instance, estrogen and progesterone are known to increase breast cancer risk and common chemicals—including drinking water pollutants and certain ingredients in pesticides, personal care products, cleaners, and other common products—can influence these hormones in ways that could… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CHES Credit, Education and Outreach, NNLM Class



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Attention Public Health Nurses: NNLM is offering CNE Credits

Posted by on February 27th, 2024 0 comments

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) in collaboration with the Medical Library Association is offering State Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit for some of its courses.  Currently 3 NNLM on-demand classes qualify for CNE credit: Health Literacy On-Demand Learn about health literacy definitions, best practices and tools for communicating health information clearly… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, CNE Credit, NNLM, Public Health

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