Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect
Class Experience Level

This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. MedlinePlus is a website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, providing high-quality health information written for the general public. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals, and other applications. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite. 

Need background knowledge and more information about features of MedlinePlus? See our MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators.


Following completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Explain how MedlinePlus Connect makes MedlinePlus consumer health content available in Electronic Health Record systems
  • Describe the role of standard terminologies in how MedlinePlus Connect works
  • Define the structure of a URL request used in MedlinePlus Connect
  • Consider whether you can facilitate the use of MedlinePlus Connect at your institution

Class Details

Platform: Moodle
CE Credits: 1.00
CE Categories: CHIS Level 2
Class Experience Level: Intermediate
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