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    Available courses

    This workshop is led by staff and provides training to key personnel who are involved in submitting results to for their academic organization. It consists of interactive presentations and hands-on results data entry exercises with the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS). The workshop topics include: the basic organizational principles of the PRS results modules, step-by-step data entry instructions for common study designs, Results Review Criteria, and navigating the website help resources. The workshop will also provide an overview of key laws and policies, including the registration and results submission requirements of Section 801 of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA 801) and its implementing regulations (42 CFR Part 11).

    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
    This class reopens June 2021.

    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.

    This class reopens June 2021.

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

    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.

    Created June 11, 2021 by

    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.  

    This class reopens June 2021.

    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 class reopens June 2021.

    The MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators is a free, one-hour interactive tutorial that provides a tour of the MedlinePlus website and explains why MedlinePlus is a trusted reference when answering health information questions. The class is eligible for the Consumer Health Information Specialization (new window) and approved for one continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association. Upon concluding the tutorial, you may print a certificate of completion. 

    Updated June 1, 2021.

    This course covers the essential topics you need to know to use PubMed effectively. There are 10 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 class reopens June 2021.

    What is open science, and how does it differ from data science, and research data management? How can library staff support data science in their own work? This introductory, four-hour on-demand course introduces the concepts of open science, data science and research data management through readings, tutorials and videos. After taking this course, you will be able to describe the differences between research data management (RDM), data science, and open science, articulate how open science supports research integrity and reproducibility, and list ways librarian staff can support data science.

    This course reopens June 2021.

    What is data curation, and how do you do it? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes the definition, types, and elements of data curation that are most important to document in research data management. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will learn about types of data, which data elements are important to document, and best-practices for file naming conventions. 

    This course reopens June 2021.

    How do you keep data secure and preserved? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course uses readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios to show how to evaluate preservation needs of a dataset, i dentify appropriate data repositories for a given dataset, examine security/privacy issues with data, and explain how data policies affect data ownership, security, and storage. 

    This course reopens June 2021.

    What are the FAIR data principles, and how do they relate to research reproducibility? This introductory, four-hour, on-demand course describes principles and challenges of data sharing, as well as data sharing incentives, open data, data citations, and data journals. Through readings, tutorials, videos, and hands-on scenarios you will increase your knowledge about data sharing and publishing. 

    This course reopens June 2021.

    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 course is limited to NNLM Staff. Contact to request enrollment. 

    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 Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. Topics include: Cultural Humility, Key NLM Products, Learning Object Repository, WebEx.  

    Updated April 2021 by the NNLM Training Office. For 2021-2026 Cooperative Agreement.

    2021-2026 Training foundations for NNLM coordinators.