This 1 hour on-demand class introduces MedlinePlus Connect, and points to resources for implementing MedlinePlus Connect at your institution. MedlinePlus is a website of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, providing high-quality health information written for the general public. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals, and other applications. Working knowledge of MedlinePlus is suggested pre-requisite.
Need background knowledge and more information about features of MedlinePlus? See our MedlinePlus Tutorial for Librarians and Health Educators.
Following completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:
- Explain how MedlinePlus Connect makes MedlinePlus consumer health content available in Electronic Health Record systems
- Describe the role of standard terminologies in how MedlinePlus Connect works
- Define the structure of a URL request used in MedlinePlus Connect
- Consider whether you can facilitate the use of MedlinePlus Connect at your institution
Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.