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Browse recordings of past NNLM webinars from Jan 1, 2020 - current. To see curated playlists by topic, audience, or region, visit the NNLM YouTube channel.

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Empowering Your Community: Using Health Literacy to Help Patients Become Their Own Health Advocate

As your own patient advocate, you are an active participant, but to be effective you have to develop your own health literacy. That means knowing where to obtain credible and timely healthcare information, and then reading and understanding it so you can ask questions and make well-informed decisions directly impacting your health. By empowering community members through improving patient health literacy, overall health will improve along with quality of life.  The more you know the better you will feel.

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Date: April 19, 2022

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Making Sense of Numbers

Numeracy  is the ability to access, use, interpret, and communicate mathematical information and ideas, to engage in and manage mathematical demands of a range of situations in adult life. (CDC, 2021).  Numeracy literacy can be a challenge not only for individuals receiving health information, but also for those providing information. This 90 minute/1.5 credit hour webinar is an introduction to communicating numerical health information…
Date: April 12, 2022

NExT Steps: A Unique Nurse Librarian EBP Collaboration

NExT Steps: A Unique Nurse Librarian EBP Collaboration is a 1 hour live webinar presented Wednesday, April 6 at 3pm ET/2pm CT/1pm MT/12pm PT.

Nurses need to document and demonstrate that they engage in research and implement evidence based practice (EBP) to enhance healthcare quality, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs. However, despite the explosion of scientific evidence, evidence-based care is not standard of care.

The University of Illinois Chicago’s (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences and the College of Nursing have been…
Date: April 6, 2022

National Center for Data Services Internship Information Session

The National Center for Data Services (NCDS) of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) provides internships for people from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. These are paid opportunities to work in a guided environment on structured data-related projects as practical experiences outside of the classroom with mentoring. The goal of this program is to introduce students from historically excluded racial and ethnic groups to data librarianship within the health sciences and provide practical experiences that provide them with skills…
Date: March 24, 2022

Tech Talk with R2: 3D Printing For Health Care Applications

Innovators across VHA have an ambitious goal: for every VA Medical Center to have access to 3D printing services. The 3D Printing Network is bringing VHA closer to this reality, with 75 sites across the enterprise and counting. Expanding access to 3DP capabilities can address several current state challenges to scale and allow Veterans to have equitable access to innovative, timely, and personalized care. Emerging 3D printing technology is empowering the VHA 3D Printing

Date: March 24, 2022

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Working With Youth Impacted by the Child Welfare System

Devon Abejo is a teen services librarian with King County Library System in the Seattle, Washington metro area. She has had nineteen foster children in her care over the past six years. In 2021, she was honored with the Unsung Heroes Award from the Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families and the Stella Mae Carmichael Award from the Amara foster care agency. She earned a her MLIS from San Jose State University and BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has spoken about her work as a foster parent and librarian, and the impact libraries can…
Date: March 23, 2022

NIH Data Management and Sharing (Session 3). Practitioner Perspectives: Education

This is webinar number 3 in the series.

The webinar introduces the basics of data management and the new requirements for data management and sharing that will be in place beginning in 2023.

This webinar will provide “practitioner perspectives” – i.e., data librarians sharing their opportunities, barriers, methods, and successes as they work toward improving data management practices at their institutions.


Date: March 21, 2022

R4 Connections. Implementation of Telemedicine in Rural Public Libraries

Part of the R4 Connections Webinar Series. This session will feature guest speaker Dr. Pamela DeGuzman who will focus on telemedicine in rural public libraries and her research in this area.

Date: March 10, 2022

Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Food Sovereignty in the Chickasaw Nation


This presentation will begin with an introduction to traditional ecological knowledge (TEK); what it is and why it is important.  It will share a historical example of how TEK was used during a health crisis in the Navajo Nation with Navajo elders and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) working together to solve a problem in the 1990s. The changing environment for First Americans will be discussed as tribes were removed from their homelands in the 1800s to Oklahoma. TEK is now being used as we add back…
Date: March 9, 2022

Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Sexual and Reproductive Health

Title: Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Sexual and Reproductive Health
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 10am-11am PT/ 11-noon MT/ noon-1 CT/ 1-2pm ET

Description: Healthcare providers often make incorrect assumptions about the reproductive and sexual health needs of their transgender and gender-nonbinary patients. In this webinar, participants will learn the principles of taking a transgender-inclusive sexual health history. We will also review evidence-based counseling…
Date: March 8, 2022

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