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Latitudes
The newsletter of NNLM Pacific Southwest Region

Jul

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Express Outreach Award Highlights: Leveraging Health Literacy and Community Health Resources to Improve Senior Care in Nevada

Posted by on July 3rd, 2018

Terry Henner, Head of Outreach Services at the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno, presents highlights of an outreach project funded through the NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award program, with a main goal of strengthening and enhancing access to local and national health information resources for the Washoe County community of seniors and their caregivers.

Posted in: Consumer Health, Funding, Outreach, Public Health


Jul

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NNLM Education & Outreach Librarian Kay Deeney Announces Retirement on June 28!

Posted by on July 2nd, 2018 Tags:

Kay Deeney, NNLM PSR Education & Outreach Librarian, announced her retirement on June 28, after a nearly 37-year library career at UCLA. She will return to her position for one year on recall status at 43% time beginning August 1.

Posted in: Announcements, General, Outreach, PubMed


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Report on ACH Four-Day 2018 ENRICH Course, “Nurturing Resilience: Communication Skills for Building Healthier Organizations”

Posted by on June 26th, 2018

NNLM Network member Melliza Young, Patient Education Manager at Guam Regional Medical City highlights her experience with the four-day ENRICH Enriching Relationships in Communication and Healthcare course, organized by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH), May 31 – June 3, in Tampa, FL. The theme was “Nurturing Resilience: Communication Skills for Building Healthier Organizations.” She received NNLM PSR professional development funding support to attend the activity.

Posted in: Advocacy, Consumer Health, Funding, Training


This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library.

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