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Health Literacy – A Universal Precautions Approach

Posted by on October 16th, 2017 0 comments

Part 3 of our Health Literacy Month series — Universal Precautions is a concept in medicine aimed at preventing the transmission of bloodborne infections. The idea is to assume infection could be present and take the needed precautions at all times. These steps are incorporated into the objectives of a program and made a part… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances



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Why I Love Being a Hospital Librarian!

Posted by on October 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

To celebrate Medical Librarian’s Month we have invited medical librarians in our region to submit some information about who they are and the work that they do as medical librarians. Today we hear from a hospital librarian in Idaho! Who am I? Karly Vesely, MLIS Where do I work? Health Sciences Librarian at Kootenai Health… Read More »

Posted in: News from Network Members



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Next PNR Rendezvous is about Copyright and Online Learning Resources

Posted by on October 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

“Copyright & Online Learning Resources: It’s Complicated!”┬áis the next PNR Rendezvous session. When: October 18 starting at 1:00pm PT, Noon Alaska, 2:00pm MT Questions about library resources and fair use in online education are expanding from the appropriate use of journal articles and eBooks to published images, video clips and more in faculty-created resources for… Read More »

Posted in: Training & Education

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