Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Continuing Education Needs, 1983-1997

Summary of Top CE Topics: PNC/MLA CE Needs Survey
Compiled by Nancy Press

The first CE course ever sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Regional Group was CE22, Planning Hospital Library Facilities, taught by Frances Ishii to a class of 23 in early October, 1975 at the three-day meeting of the group in Victoria, B.C.

1983

  • Reference Interview
  • Medical Cataloging
  • Microcomputers
  • Electronic Mail
  • Online Databases

1985

  • Library Software
  • Applications for Microcomputers
  • Marketing
  • Hardware and Microcomputers
  • Personnel Management

1987

  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Online Services
  • CD-ROM Applications
  • Consumer Information
  • Marketing

1989

  • Reference File Management
  • Consumer Information
  • CD-ROM MEDLINE
  • Library Software
  • Space Planning Information

1991

  • CD-ROM Products
  • Search Options for Users
  • End-User Stations
  • Local Area Networks
  • Clinical Librarianship

1992/93

  • Using the Internet
  • CD-ROM Products
  • Evaluating Health Literature
  • LAN Management
  • Health Statistics

1995

  • Internet Hands-on
  • Health Administration
  • How to Teach the Internet
  • Copyright & Technology
  • Using Management Information

1996

  • Web for Reference
  • Health Statistics
  • How to Teach the Internet
  • Copyright & Technology
  • Setting Up a Home Page

1997

  • Web Browser Plug-ins
  • Internet Search Engines
  • Health Statistics
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Document Delivery Options

More information about recent surveys is available in the Professional Development Committee section of the PNC site.

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