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Aug

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) Now Available for Mobile Apple Devices!

Posted by on August 30th, 2012

The US Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the National Center for Telehealth and Technology are excited to announce a new application, called PFA Mobile, now available in the iTunes App Store. The app is intended for disaster… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Aug

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New Resources Available on HealthIT.gov

Posted by on August 27th, 2012

This week, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) added a number of resources to HealthIT.gov. Highlights include: Stage 2 Meaningful Useā€”Final Rules: On Thursday, August 23, ONC and The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final requirements for the Stage 2 Electronic Health Records Incentive programs and Standards & Certification Criteria. Information… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records

Aug

20

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New LinkOut Library Submission Utility Quick Tours!

Posted by on August 20th, 2012

Three new Quick Tours have been added to the LinkOut for Libraries Training and Educational Resources Web Page: Uploading Icons demonstrates the different ways to upload an icon image into the Library Submission Utility. Contact Info shows how to add, edit and delete contact information in the Library Submission Utility. Library Info, PrId and NameAbbr… Read More »

Posted in: LinkOut, NLM Resources

Aug

20

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New Style and Content for ClinicalTrials.gov!

Posted by on August 20th, 2012

ClinicalTrials.gov has launched a new beta version of its website, featuring a new integrated homepage and updated graphic design. In addition to the redesign, visitors will also have access to new and reorganized written content about clinical research, background information about the site, searching for studies, and maintaining study records. However, core functions of the… Read More »

Posted in: Clinical Trials, NLM Resources

Aug

13

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Use the 6 D’s of Needs Assessments to Design an Effective Program!

Posted by on August 13th, 2012

The NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center (OERC) recommends using evaluation questions as a foundation for evaluation projects. The questions are useful in developing data collection methods, analyzing data, and organizing evaluation reports. If you are planning a needs assessment, you can take advantage of a tip sheet that provides needs assessment questions for you: The… Read More »

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