Nursing on the Net: Health Care Resources You Can Use

MLA Course
Listing Archived: Wednesday, December 31, 1969

Primary contact information...
UCLA Darling Biomedical Library
12-077 Center for Health Sciences
Los Angeles CA , 90095-1798
United States
Kay Deeney is the primary contact.
Phone: 310.206.0525
Fax: 310.825.5389
Resource URL:
Region: All

Description: Looking for the latest developments in patient care but finding too much, too little or inadequate information? This online course is for nurses, nursing students and faculty, and librarians interested in information services for Nursing and Allied Health professions. Participants will learn to use and evaluate web based health information resources for health professionals and consumers, including online news services and consumer health web sites. Participants will also learn to search the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database of over 26 million citations using the PubMed interface, and become familiar with MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine's web site for consumer health information. Available as web-based as well as face-to-face.

Experience Level: Intermediate
CE Contact Hours: 2, 3, 4
Professional Competencies: Health Sciences Information Services
Subject: Consumer Health, Evidence Based Health Care, NLM Databases, Subject Specific Resources
Course Type: Face to Face, e-Learning, RML Offerings

Educational Objective: After this course, participants will be able to: · Describe the types of clinical information available on the Internet · Describe the types of health related consumer/patient education resources available on the Internet · Evaluate quality resources · Identify resources for continuing education · Search the Internet for news services · Perform basic literature searches in PubMed


Welcome and Introduction

·         Evaluation of Health Information

·         Nursing Resources

·         NLM Databases

·         Conclusion and MLA Evaluation

The instructional methods used include Demonstration, Discussion, and Hands-on Exercises.

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