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Apr

07

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Enhancing Information Access in a Hospital Setting

Posted by on April 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2020-2021, NER supported the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in efforts to enhance access to health information for library users when the information desk is not staffed. Amanda Scull, Head of Education and Information Services, was the lead for this project. This blog post is an excerpt of the… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

Feb

05

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Happy National Handwriting Day 2021!

Posted by on February 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , , ,

  The following blog post was written by Saba Shahid, CSO (Chief Smiling Officer) of The Art Cart (https://smilethroughart.com/). In 2018, The Art Cart was awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England Region. The grant enabled The Art Cart to develop an online training program to address Micrographia, a condition commonly associated with… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Patient Engagement, Trainings

Dec

29

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MCSTAP: Guidance for Clinicians Treating Substance Use Disorder, Pain or Both

Posted by on December 29th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

  One of the NER’s Year 5 funded grant recipients is the Massachusetts Consultation Service for Addiction and Pain or MCSTAP (https://mcstap.com/) for short. MCSTAP’s goal is to help primary care providers increase their capacity for and comfort in using evidence-based practices to screen, diagnose, treat and manage the care of patients with chronic pain,… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funded Project, Public Health

Dec

04

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Providing Food and Nutrition Education with a Charlie Cart

Posted by on December 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

The following post was written by Margaret Woodruff, Director of the Charlotte, Vermont Public Library and Cheryl Sloan, the Youth Services Librarian and Assistant Director. The Charlotte Public Library received NNLM NER grant funding to purchase a Charlie Cart, a portable kitchen that enabled them to implement a food literacy project for their community.  Greetings… Read More »

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Sep

08

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Project Showcase: Educating Healthcare Professionals and the Sighted Community on the Health Disparities

Posted by on September 8th, 2020 0 comments

Caregivers and researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UMass Memorial Health Care and the University of Massachusetts Medical School are dedicated to preserving and improving the vision of our community members. They’ve had years of training, they’re experts in their field, and they know a great deal about the structure and… Read More »

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