Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

 

MLA Symposium: Health Information for Public Librarians

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has joined forces with the Public Library Association (PLA) and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to provide a health information symposium for public librarians that runs concurrent with the last day and a half of MLA ’18, including the Tuesday Silver and Gold Networking Dinner.  Health Information for Public Librarians is a symposium which provides a unique opportunity for both public and health sciences librarians to learn and network. U.S.-based public librarians with interest or responsibility in providing health information to their communities qualify for a free registration for the 1-1/2- day symposium.  MLA headquarters staff will review the application for compliance before sending a confirmation email. Attendance is limited to 150 qualified public librarians, who commit to attending the symposium by registering. Applicants beyond 150 will be placed on a waiting list. Eligible applicants can also apply for a stipend for up to $500 from the NNLM Greater Midwest Region (deadline March 1, 2018).  Click here for the NNLM Greater Midwest Region stipend application.  In addition to the $500 stipend, more funding support to defray travel costs is also available from the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region.  After first applying for the NNLM Greater Midwest Region stipend, public librarians in the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon,...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health News from NNLM News from NNLM PNR Public Libraries Training & Education Source Type: news

Related Links:

No abstract available
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
New classes of drugs to treat type 2 diabetes are continually being developed and marketed. The FDA has issued guidance to the pharmaceutical industry that newer hypoglycemic agents should not be associated with unacceptable increases in cardiovascular risk. To date, five trials have assessed specific cardiovascular endpoints for these newer agents. Empagliflozin and liraglutide have been found to improve cardiovascular outcomes.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Pharmacology Consult Source Type: research
This article reviews the risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of postpartum depression with specific focus on women of advanced maternal age.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Women's Health Source Type: research
This article reviews two microscopy techniques, the saline wet mount and the potassium hydroxide (KOH) preparation, and discusses their indications for use.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: CME: Primary Care Source Type: research
No abstract available
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Post-Test Source Type: research
This article reviews an isolated scapula fracture in a teenage athlete. Although rarely reported in professional athletes, scapula fracture should be included in the differential diagnosis of shoulder injuries. Proper imaging is key to effective diagnosis and management.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
Anorectal pain and discomfort are common complaints in the general population, and can stem from a number of possible causes. Often, the complaints present in the primary care setting and can be adequately evaluated, diagnosed, and treated without the need for referral to a colorectal specialist. Proper evaluation and diagnosis can result in prompt, effective patient care. Recognition of red flags should prompt immediate referral to a colorectal specialist for further evaluation.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Conclusions:Further research is needed to identify strategies to increase underrepresented minority participation in healthcare professions programs. Objectives: The primary objective of this study was to identify PA program characteristics that may be associated with higher or lower percentages of underrepresented minority students in PA programs. Methods: Data from the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) 2002-2003 and 2012-2013 annual surveys were analyzed. Bivariate correlation coefficients and multiple regression modeling were used to identify relationships between program characteristics and percen...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
We describe this process of achieving improved access.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Special Article Source Type: research
No abstract available
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants - Category: Primary Care Tags: Quick Recertification Series Source Type: research
More News: Conferences | Databases & Libraries | Education | Funding | Georgia Health | International Medicine & Public Health | Learning | Nicotine | Training | Universities & Medical Training | Websites