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Browse recordings of past NNLM webinars from Jan 1, 2020 - current. To see curated playlists by topic, audience, or region, visit the NNLM YouTube channel.

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PATIENTS Program, Part 1: The PATIENTS 10-Step Framework as a Community Engagement Tool

This is part one of a series, part two Continuous Engagement after the PATIENTS Professors Academy: Methods and Pathways webinar is scheduled on Feb 27, 2024

The PATIENTS Program is an interdisciplinary research team of community partners and researchers housed at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy that works to change the way we think about research by creating a path for health equity in West Baltimore.

The 10-Step Framework for Continuous Engagement was originally developed to enhance Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) and Comparative…
Date: January 30, 2024

Health Statistics on the Web (January 29, 2024)

This presentation meets the NLM/NIH strategic plan goal of building a workforce for data-driven research and health in order to address increasing health information access and use.

The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises.

Agenda for 90-minute webinar:

Introduction (5 minutes)

Statistics Overview (10 minutes)

  1. Data vs.…
    Date: January 29, 2024

Making the Most Out of Your Grant Application (Region 3)

Applying for a grant can be stressful and intimidating at times.  This webinar is designed to demystify the grant application process. From understanding the parts of the grant to completing the budget details, this webinar provides all the information needed to prepare clear goals, objectives, and a competitive project proposal. Participants will learn where to find available funding, important documents to include in the proposal, where to go for data to support the proposal, how the application is scored, and post-award reporting requirements.

This class is provided by…
Date: January 22, 2024

Region One Insights: Neurodiversity In Action: Opening Doors Through Sustainable Agriculture

Neurodiversity in Action: Opening Doors Through Sustainable Agriculture focuses on developing an understanding of Controlled Environment Agriculture (indoor, hydroponic farming) and the role it plays in both a local community and the autism community. Greens Do Good, the first indoor hydroponic farm in New Jersey dedicated to training and employing autistic teens and adults, will walk the audience through the initial phases of farm and program development while showcasing an opportunity to impact
communities facing food insecurity.

The presenters will describe the replicability…
Date: January 18, 2024

Providing Mental Health Information at Your Library

This 1-hour webinar will discuss how to effectively respond to requests for mental health information at your library.

This presentation addresses increasing health information access and use, along with increasing health equity through information by highlighting resources from the National Library of Medicine and other government health information resources for patients, their families and friends.

Sites that we'll explore include: MedlinePlus, DailyMed, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Substance…
Date: January 18, 2024

NaNDA: An Open Data Resource for Health Science Researchers

Health disparities are a function of access to and control over the multiple determinants of health, including the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, and age. This webinar will provide an overview of the National Neighborhood Data Archive (NaNDA) and discuss how neighborhoods operate as a social determinant of health. Using data from NaNDA, presenters will demonstrate some of the diverse pathways by which local neighborhood characteristics can shape health disparities.

NaNDA is a publicly available data archive containing measures of the physical,…
Date: January 10, 2024

Expanding Claire's Community Y2 Project: Creating a Partner Violence Prevention Education Program

Claire’s Community is comprehensive relationship violence prevention program created to teach safe and healthy relationship skills; engage and equip influential adults and peers; disrupt pathways to relationship violence; and create proactive, protective, and safe communities. This project was made possible from funding by NNLM Region 3.  The project aimed to create educational programming and a website directing users to resources and learning opportunities for individuals and groups to help prevent relationship violence in communities,…
Date: December 13, 2023

The Smart Tablet Education for Healthy Living Program, a Region 6 Speaker Spotlight Series Webinar


The Smart Tablet Education for Healthy Living (STEHL) Program was awarded funding by the Region 6 Illinois State Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG), one of seven Action Plans created by Region 6 SAGs. Join Region 6 as we delve into digital technology for older adults in the community.

Older adults living in retirement homes are no longer wanting to be left out from learning about using digital technologies such as smart tablets to improve their health and wellbeing. It may be time to take a look at strategies that will help them…
Date: December 1, 2023

Holding Space to Discuss a Complicated Past: Exploring Medical Libraries’ Role in Perpetuating Racial Science, A Region 6 Spotlight Speaker Webinar

Based on a recent commentary published in the Journal of Medical Library Association (JMLA) called, “Medical Libraries and Their Complicated Past: An Exploration of the Historical Connections Between Medical Collections and Racial Science,” this webinar presentation will briefly dive into the historical connections between medical libraries and racial science, especially focusing on empire building. This presentation will highlight ways for library workers, particularly those involved in library instruction, to engage their learners critically in understanding how medical sciences and…
Date: November 17, 2023

R4 Connections: Finding Rural Health Information with RHIhub

Health disparities for rural residents compared to the overall population are well documented. Rural residents have higher incidence of disease and/or disability, higher mortality rates, lower life expectancies, and higher rates of chronic pain. Reasons for these disparities are complex and varied. The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) is committed to supporting healthcare and population health in rural communities by providing access to current and reliable resources as well as tools…
Date: November 16, 2023

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