Ten of your colleagues will share information on a project or resource in a five-minute format. It’s like the weather in the NW; if you aren’t interested in the current subject, in a few minutes there will be something totally new.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 2:00-3:00 p.m.
It Ain't Me! Online Resources Addressing Clinician Bias
Evidence continues to highlight the negative impact on patient care of clinician bias and stereotyping. Many online resources offer clinicians, librarians, patients, and students tools for assessing and addressing bias and stereotyping. This stat talk will look at salient data about bias, and focus on some of the online resources designed to reduce the impact of clinician bias and stereotyping, promoting the equitable care of all patients.
Evaluation Lightning Round
Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach Projects is a series of booklets available free from your Regional Medical Library. The series includes “Getting Started with Community-Based Outreach,” “Including Evaluation in Outreach Planning,” and “Data Collection and Analysis.” This will be a lightning-fast summary of the booklets' contents plus my opinions about why audience members might care.
Gardening at Alaska Medical Library - freshens the air and delights our clients!
From a few scraggly survivors of the 2003 renovation, our staff have propagated and repotted their way to the present cornucopia of 30 plants. Not only do these condition the air and beautify the space, but they immediately break the ice and produce unusual gifts for surprised visitors - a natural marketing tool!
Comparative Effectiveness Research and the Librarian
As a medical librarian you are already familiar with meta-analysis,
systematic reviews and evidence based medicine; Comparative Effectiveness
Research is related to all of these, and has just seen a dramatic increase
in funding. I will to discuss the role of librarians in the support of
comparative effectiveness research, map this work to expert search
services currently provided by professional librarians and describe a
number of resources available to support both librarians and researchers
undertaking systematic reviews and comparative effectiveness reviews.
We’re on the Team!: Librarians and the Clinical Effectiveness Team at Seattle Children’s
The Clinical Effectiveness Team at Seattle Children’s Hospital works to develop standardized, evidence-based processes for the development of clinical care tools and guidelines across the institution. As members of the team, the librarians at Children’s serve as expert searchers and offer unique input to the work of the Team.
Health Enhancement for Rural Elderly: Engaging Seniors and Communities for Better Health and Well-Being
This pilot project involved a combination of three well-established, evidence-based practice programs utilized to enhance the health and well-being of rural seniors in Eastern Montana. Participants indicated positive outcomes and were motivated to improve their overall level of health literacy and self-care management.
Virtual Reference with No Budget: Using DimDim for Information