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January Health Information Classes Available Through Preston Medical Library Faculty

Preston Medical Library faculty offer classes weekly to teach consumer health information best practices as well as train health care professionals on using resources including smart phone apps and database websites. Classes offered this month are

Thursday, January 8

Weight Loss Information Sources
Get the scoop on finding diet and lifestyle tips. Feast on accurate sources.
Presented by Martha Earl, MSLS, AHIP
12-1 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

Tuesday, January 13

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy Evidence Based Practice Introduction
An introduction to finding evidence about rehabilitation and physical therapy.
Presented by Sandy Oelschlegel, MLIS, AHIP
12-1 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

PubMed Clinical Queries: Quick Searching for the Busy Clinician
Clinical Queries, available from PubMed, provides easy searching for those interested in specific clinical research areas. This class will explain what exactly this tool is along with how to use it.
Presented by Kelsey Leonard, MSIS, AHIP
4:00-4:30 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Training Room

Wednesday, January 14

Healthy Smartphone
An updated look at health-related mobile apps for the general public. Your mobile device is much more than a great gadget for communication and games. In this class you will learn how to use your smartphone or tablet to find quality health information, track fitness and nutrition, and find good sources for free apps!
Presented by Michael Lindsay, MSIS, AHIP
12-1 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

Wednesday, January 14

Finding Easy to Read Genetics Information
A brief review of resources available for the public on genetics information, focusing on National Library of Medicine products.
Presented by Cynthia Vaughn, MLIS, AHIP
3:00-3:30 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Training Room

Wednesday, January 21

Literature Searching for Research
Learn how to review the professional literature in preparation for research.
Presented by Cynthia Vaughn, MLIS, AHIP
12-1 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Training Room

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Where to Look
Interested in knowing the best resources to use when searching for complementary and alternative medicine? This consumer class will teach which websites are the most accurate and beneficial.
Presented by Kelsey Leonard, MSIS, AHIP
4-5 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

Thursday, January 22

ClinicalTrials.gov Refresher
Quick overview of the changes in this NIH database. Experiment with preliminary trial results and easier, more targeted search features.
Presented by Martha Earl, MSLS, AHIP
12:00-12:30 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Training Room

Wednesday, January 28

CINAHL for Nurses
Learn the basics of searching and using CINAHL, the premiere nursing bibliographic database.
Presented by Alex Quesenberry, Graduate Research Assistant
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Training Room

Healthy Smartphone for Health Professionals
Your smartphone can be a powerful tool to find evidence based information for yourself and for patients. Also, learn more about what mobile apps your colleagues are using!  Check out the top 10 list for nurses and physicians.
Presented by Michael Lindsay, MSIS, AHIP
12-1 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

Thursday, January 29

The ABC’s of Finding Health Information
Being able to locate reliable health information, can help you make better health decisions. But, how do you find useful, easy to understand health information? If you use the internet, how do your know if the information you find is true and up to date? This program will help you determine the best internet resources to use and how to get help if you cannot find the information yourself.
Presented by Sandy Oelschlegel, MLIS, AHIP
5-6 p.m.
The Health Information Center-Preston Medical Library Conference Room

Posted January 5, 2015

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