PNC/MLA 1998
Partnering for Better Health
October 26-29, 1998
The Grove Hotel/Boise, Idaho

Informal Dress Appropriate

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Monday, October 26
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PNC Board Meeting (The Grove Hotel)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration Desk Open
  
Tuesday, October 27
7:00 am - 10:00 am Registration Desk Open
4:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Desk Open

Continuing Education Courses (all courses to be held at the Grove Hotel)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Part One - Planning and Providing Consumer Health Information
Michele Spatz, Planetree Health Resource Center, The Dalles, OR

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Part Two - The Psycho-Social Aspects of Providing Health Information to Patients and Consumers
Margaret Connors, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
Jane Grosman, Santa Rosa Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA
Michele Spatz, Planetree Health Resource Center, The Dalles, OR

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Just in Time Information Delivery Options
Jean P. Shipman, University of Washington Health Science Libraries & Information Center, Seattle, WA

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Finding the Figures: An Introduction to Health Statistics Resources
William L. Gembala, Lisa A. Oberg, & Janet G. Schnall, University of Washington Health Science Libraries & Information Center, Seattle, WA

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception
  
Wednesday, October 28
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Desk Open

8:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibits Open
>8:00 am - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors

9:00 am - 9:15 am Opening Remarks - Partnering for Better Health

9:15 am - 10:30 am Keynote: Dr. Albert Bandura, David Starr Jordan Professor of Social Science in Psychology, Stanford University
“Health Promotion the Sociocognitive Way

10:30 am - 11:00 am Break with Exhibitors
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Pam Weinberg, RN, MPH, Vice President and Program Director for Healthwise Communities, Healthwise, Inc., Boise, Idaho
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch with Exhibitors

1:45 pm - 3:30 pm Partnering for the Better Health of Our Communities: Providing Information to Patients and Consumers

Moderator:
Maureen Carleton, Medical Reference Librarian, King County Library System, Bellevue, WA

Panelists:
Becky Lyon, Head, National Network Office, The National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD
Margaret Connors, Manager of Special Projects, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
Michele Spatz, Director, Planetree Health Resource Center, The Dalles, OR
Sherry Dodson, Clinical Medical Librarian, University of Washington Health Science Libraries & Information Center, Seattle, WA

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break with Exhibitors

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions - Partnering for YOUR Better Health

Concurrent Session #1 - Walking for Fitness
Kelly Murphey Glenn, National Masters Champion Racewalker, President of Treasure Valley Fitness Walkers, Boise, Idaho
    Bring Your Walking Shoes!!

Concurrent Session #2 - Yoga: Bringing Balance to Mind and Body Through Exercise
Debra Mulnick, RN, Instructor, Boise Yoga Center, Boise, Idaho.
    Wear tights or comfortable, loose-fitting clothes!!

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm BANQUET! (With an Opportunity to Win Fabulous Prizes!!)

  
Thursday, October 29

8:00 am - 9:30 am RML Breakfast

9:30 am - 10:00 am Jacqueline Doyle, MLA President

10:00 am - 11:30 am PNC/MLA Business Meeting

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch on your own (or PNC/MLA Committee meetings)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Poster Setup

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Concurrent Sessions - Partnering for the Better Health of Our Libraries

Concurrent Session #1 - PubMed/Medline Update
Linda Milgrom and Maryanne Blake, Network Librarians, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Becky Lyon, Head, National Network Office, The National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Concurrent Session #2 - Issues Surrounding Acquiring Electronic Resources
Jean P. Shipman, University of Washington Health Science Libraries & Information Center, Seattle, WA
Kathy Murray, Manager, Health Sciences Information Library, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Poster Session and Ice Cream Extravaganza

4:00 pm Program Close

  
Friday, October 30

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Resource Libraries Meeting (The Grove Hotel)
Hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region