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    Available courses

    This class will be available on September 4, 2020.

    This class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech.

    For more information about this course, see the course description page. (new window)

    This class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech.

    For more information about this course, see the course description page. (new window)

    This class will be available on November 13, 2020.

    This class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech.

    For more information about this course, see the course description page. (new window)

    This class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public. Come learn about the evolution of consumer health, health literacy and the e-patient. Participants will be equipped with knowledge of top consumer health sites, e-patient resources and collection development core lists. We will discuss creative ideas for health information outreach. The class will wrap up with an opportunity to explore effective marketing approaches and develop an elevator speech.

    For more information about this course, see the course description page. (new window)

    Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials For Librarians: Databases, Tools, and Clinical Applications is an introductory, online bioinformatics course for librarians using the Moodle learning management system.  It is 16 week,  self-paced course worth 30 hours of CE credit from the Medical Library Association. It is designed both for librarians who offer, or intend to offer, bioinformatics services; and also for librarians who use bioinformatics information on a periodic or irregular basis to serve their patrons.  This course is offered twice a year, generally Jan - May and Aug - Dec. This is the August 2020 cohort (BBEL 6). Course dates: August 24 - December 11, 2020.

    View class information on NNLM.gov (new window)  

    Contact nto@utah.edu with questions. 


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    This self-paced course is designed to introduce you to nutrition information resources available through government resources such as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This course contains two one-hour webinar sessions, which you have the option to attend live or view as a recording. 

    This course is approved for 4.0 continuing education credits from the Medical Library Association (MLA) which will be made available at the end of the course.


    Centered around eight core competencies, this interactive 4-week online course provides a rich learning experience to build all the essential skills for providing consumer health information services.  Course Dates: August 3 - August 28, 2020

    Dark chocolate, red wine, and stem cells - what do these have in common? All have been reported in the news as having health benefits. Often the first place your patrons will hear about health issues is in the media. This interactive, hands-on CE course will introduce participants to the environment of health reporting. Participants will learn about how health is reported in the news as well as how to evaluate the accuracy and validity of science and health stories. The impact of celebrity illness will also be discussed. By the end of this course, participants will be better equipped to help their patrons look more critically at health issues that are being reported in the news media. Actual news articles and research reports will be included for critique.


    For more information about this course, see the course description page. (new window)

    4-week online class that provides 12 CE.  It is designed to provide public library staff with the foundation (or a refresher) of health and wellness reference, programming, and outreach for their communities.

    You can register for the class by visiting Stand Up for Health page (new window)

    4-week online class that provides 12 CE.  It is designed to provide public library staff with the foundation (or a refresher) of health and wellness reference, programming, and outreach for their communities.


    This course will introduce basic concepts in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and researching evidence about CAM therapies.


    This is a 6-week class (5 weeks of coursework and 1 week for catching up, if needed), and there will be approximately 30 to 90 minutes of work per week. At the end, you will have earned 8 hours of MLA or CHIS CE credit.

    This recording of the June 2nd session of Beyond Our Borders: Providing Multilingual and Multicultural Health Information is available for Certified Health Education Specialists as a continuing education opportunity through December 2nd, 2020.

    This series focuses on the roles and products of the National Library of Medicine related to applied medical informatics, particularly as applied to electronic health records systems and clinical research. The series is specially designed for health sciences librarians and other health information specialists seeking to serve more active roles in their health IT team and better support researchers.

    The goals of the series are for participants to be able to:
    • Use the jargon associated with health IT to be able to communicate effectively with IT staff and administrators
    • Name relevant health data standards and describe how they are used
    • Describe NLM products and services that enrich and inform EHRs and other health data systems
    • Identify roles for librarians on the health IT team and in the research process

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Bird's Eye View of Health Data Standards (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    This recording of the February 19th session of Boost Box: Using County Health Rankings and Roadmaps in Grant Writing is available for Certified Health Education Specialists as a continuing education opportunity through August 19, 2020.

    This specialized class will help improve your effectiveness in searching PubMed (new window)  and related NLM and NIH databases for literature information on chemicals, drugs, and genetics. The course begins with searching PubMed for drug information with MeSH terms, Supplementary Concept Records (SCR), and Pharmacologic Actions (PA). Additional topics include searching related databases for drug information, searching for chemicals and chemical nomenclature, and locating literature related to genetics and genomics. This course assumes a strong working knowledge of PubMed including an understanding of automatic term mapping, the importance of reviewing the Details box after searches, using the Advanced search features, and MeSH database. 

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Chemicals, Drugs, Genetics: Searching PubMed and Beyond (new window) class page on nnlm.gov

    • This course covers the essential topics you need to know to use PubMed effectively. 
    • There are 9 topics. 
    • After you complete all 9 topics, the completion certificate will display for you to download.

    Data Visualization enables us to quickly glean insights and patterns from data and communicate its key aspects intuitively, persuasively, and memorably. In this session, participants will discuss the fundamental principles of effective visual data communication as they critique and evaluate existing visualizations. They will also locate sources for downloadable data, and develop simple interactive visualizations using Tableau Public, a free and popular data visualization tool.  

    This hour-long, asynchronous course is designed for both public health and emergency preparedness professionals and students, as well as the information professionals that support them, who are interested in a basic introduction to emergency and disaster management concepts and learning where you can find information resources to both prepare and respond to emergencies that might take place in your community.

    Attendees will learn about the four phases of emergency management and how you can use the National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus, DisasterLit, REMM, and WISER databases to access life saving information related to public health emergencies and disasters.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit please visit the Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    This one-hour training session will introduce you to the basic concepts of medical terminologies (including what they are and why they are important), followed by a deep dive into RxNorm, an NLM-authored medical terminology specializing in drug information.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Drug Terminologies and RxNorm (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    In this class, participants will learn a four-step process for conducting community assessment that includes data collection, interpretation, and use. The relationship-building potential of each step will be discussed. 


    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the EvalBasics 1: Community Assessment (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.


    In the words of the immortal Yogi Berra, “if you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.” The logic model is a useful tool from planning projects that will help you drive toward your desired results. Participants will learn how to identify desired outcomes and create an outcomes-based project plan using logic models. It provides an ideal framework for developing funding proposals, sets the stage for setting up a quality control system to make sure your project stays on track, and provide a structure for your final reports.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the EvalBasics 2: Planning Outcomes-Based Programs (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    Good data collection tools follow three key principles. They aim to decrease perceived risk, increase perceived benefit, and decrease cost to respondents.  This class shows you how to apply these principles in developing questionnaires and interviews. 

    Objectives: 

    Participants will learn how to:

    • Design data collection methods to match their program plans
    • Develop quality items for questionnaires
    • Questionnaire distribution methods to increase response rates
    • Develop interview question guides
    • Conduct interviews that will elicit useful information
    • Mix qualitative and quantitative methods in program evaluation
    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the EvalBasics 3: Data Collection for Program Evaluation (new window)  class page on nnlm.gov.

    This class provides participants with strategies for working with qualitative and quantitative data to assess program value and make effective decisions. Participants will be introduced to the logic of evaluation, which involves setting standards for judging value, collecting and analyzing data, making judgments about program value, and making decisions about the program’s future.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the EvalBasics 4: Data Collection for Program Evaluation (new window)  class page on nnlm.gov.

    Learn how terminology standards make patient educational materials accessible through electronic health record systems, health apps, and other systems via MedlinePlus Connect (new window) .

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Grants and Proposal Writing-On Demand (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    This recording of the March 5th session of Health Statistics on the Web is available for Certified Health Education Specialists as a continuing education opportunity through September 5, 2020.

    How PubMed Works is a series of four recordings. The individual recordings are:

    1. How PubMed Works: Introduction
    2. How PubMed Works: Selection
    3. How PubMed Works: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
    4. How PubMed Works: ATM (Automatic Term Mapping)

    You do not have to complete all four modules, however, we highly recommend it. 

    To register and receive a Moodle enrollment key for the class via email, please visit the How PubMed Works- On Demand (new window)  class page on nnlm.gov.

    Please contact Rebecca Brown via email at rebecca.brown@utah.edu (new window) with any questions.

    Learn how to conduct a health reference interview using ethical and effective communication strategies in this 4 credit/4 module asynchronous online class. Through interactive, self-paced tutorials, discussion forums, and a synthesis exercise, users will learn:

    • What is a health reference interview
    • How the library can protect patrons’ health privacy and confidentiality using ethical guidelines from library associations
    • Effective communication strategies to identify the health information needs of patrons
    • Simple methods for evaluating online health information that can be easily explained to patrons

    This is an on-demand class. To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Introduction to Health Reference (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    Contact nto@utah.edu with questions. | Updated May 1, 2020.

    The MedlinePlus for Public Librarians’ class is a free, one-hour interactive tutorial that helps you deep-mine the depth and breadth of information found on this key resource so you can provide your patrons with solid health and medical information. The class is eligible for the Consumer Health Information Specialization (new window) and approved for 1 continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.  Upon concluding the tutorial, you may print a certificate of completion. And, because this tutorial is on demand, it’s available 24/7 – just like MedlinePlus!

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the MedlinePlus for Public Librarians (new window) class page on nnlm.gov.

    Updated August 5, 2019

    This course is designed to teach public health professionals and librarians to use National Library of Medicine resources in order to find reliable health information and data related to population health and Healthy People 2020. Introductions to MedlinePlus, PubMed, and HSRProj will be covered.

    There are five sections in this course:

    • Population Health and Healthy People 2020
    • MedlinePlus: Supporting the Public With Easy-to-Read Consumer Health Information
    • An Introduction to PubMed: Finding Peer-Reviewed and Evidence-Based Public Health Articles
    • Looking for Trends and Partners for Health Services Research with HSRProj
    • Scenario Practices
    This on-demand course is designed to take 2-hours to complete and can be finished in one sitting or over several sessions. To register for the class, please visit the Online Resources for Evidence-Based Practice Webpage.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the PubMed Essentials (on-demand) (new window)  class page on nnlm.gov.

    This course covers the essential topics you need to know to use PubMed effectively. There are 9 topics. The course is designed to take no more than one hour to complete and is worth one CE credit from the Medical Library Association.

    This online, asynchronous course is designed to provide attendees with some basic statistics on individuals with limited English proficiency in the United States and demonstrate how to use resources from the National Library of Medicine to access reliable health information in multiple languages.

    Attendees will learn about data from the American Community Survey and U.S. Census Bureau, and then receive demonstrations on how to access reliable health information in multiple languages through the National Library of Medicine's HealthReach, MedlinePlus, and Specialized Information Services databases.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Serving Diverse Communities: Accessing Reliable Health Information in Multiple Languages  class page on nnlm.gov.

    This online, asynchronous course is designed to provide attendees with an introduction to the concepts of culture, cultural competence, and cultural humility.

    Participants will learn about some of the current critiques to using cultural competence principles and how cultural humility can be supplemented to create a more accepting, welcoming, and reflective working environment. Short demos of Think Cultural Health, PubMed, and Project Implicit are included to showcase three external resources that can be used to further explore this topic.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Serving Diverse Communities: Building Cultural Competence and Humility into the Workplace class page on nnlm.gov.

    This course is designed to introduce attendees to health disparities and how the social determinants of health contribute to an inequity in health.

    Participants will be shown demonstrations on how to utilize tools from the National Library of Medicine, the Office of Minority Health, and HealthyPeople.gov to locate data on health disparities.

    To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit the Serving Diverse Communities: Finding Data on Health Disparities class page on nnlm.gov.

    Where librarians and NCBI scientists meet to talk sequence data, structures, and other biology fun. Graduates of the NNLM courses "Librarian's Guide to NCBI" and "Bioinformatics and Biology Essentials for Librarians" are invited to this group.

    This is a discussion board for participants in the NNLM AoU Research Program funded community of practice. It is for Consumer Health librarians, library workers and community members who work towards furthering accessible and reliable health information for all people - especially those who have systematically been blocked from accessing reliable and quality health information.

    Code to enter the conversations: cp2020 (It is the year 2020 so the 0s are zeros)

    Contact Brittney Thomas Brittney-Thomas@uiowa.edu with questions.

    This site will provide important information and resources for hosting a NLM traveling exhibition and for the Exhibitions Connect initiative which is designed to help make connections between NLM health information resources and library patrons.

     A place for the GMR's Public Libraries Focus Group to meet and share information and ideas. 

    This is a place for previous RDM class members to meet and share what they are doing.

    Learn how to  fix common 508 accessibility issues in Adobe Acrobat in this self paced tutorial that uses worksheets and guided answers. Use the enrollment key tables to enroll. Created by Rebecca Brown, May 2018, nto@utah.edu 

    This course is limited to NNLM Staff. 

    This course is for NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network staff. The purpose is to build knowledge, practice using and personalizing the talking points and national message. This is to ensure a unified and accurate message. This course is limited to NNLM Staff.

    This on-demand class introduces the ADDIE instructional design model. This course is intended to provide one approach to designing classes. For more information, contact nto@utah.edu Created July 18, 2018. Checked February 12, 2020. 

    This course is limited to NNLM Staff.

    This course is designed to support any NLM staff member to understand the basics of using Moodle by through hands-on practice with various tools. 

    This course serves as part of training for new staff,  as well as a resource for NNLM staff to explore at time of need.

    This course created by the NNLM Training Office, April 18, 2019. 

    Contact nto@utah.edu with questions and/or how to enroll. 
    This course is limited to NNLM Staff. 

    Online community for NNLM Staff with an interest in Data Visualization. This course is limited to NNLM Staff.

    This is the place for NNLM Staff to learn about NNLM resources, tools and workflows. New staff can use this as a self-paced orientation to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. topics covered include: Accessibility and 508 Compliance, Branding and Style Guides, Cultural Humility, KEY NLM Products, Learning Object Repository, WebEx best practices, Class Guidelines. Updated October 2019 by the NNLM Training Office. 

     This course is limited to NNLM Staff. 


    For NNLM Staff who have completed the NNLM Teaching and Learning Workshop. You will be enrolled after your RML hosts the face to face Teaching and Learning Workshop. Contact NTO for assistance.This course is limited to NNLM Staff. 

    This is the place where NNLM Staff can learn about NNLM resources by watching recorded Staff Development sessions. Recordings are added as available and include all recorded sessions from June 2018 - present. Contact nto@utah.edu if you require access. Created June 11, 2019 by the NNLM Training Office. Updated April 27, 2020. 

    This course is limited to NNLM Staff.