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Upcoming Classes

Impactful Partnerships: Working with Faculty to Enhance Visibility and Dissemination of Research

Guest Speaker: Karen Gutzman, Impact and Evaluation Librarian at Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University

Aug 9, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter

Despite recognition of addiction as a health condition, terminology used in both layperson and scientific publications is often inaccurate and stigmatizing. National and international efforts are now afoot to encourage the use of terminology that can improve accuracy, reduce stigma, and even improve care. Dr.

Aug 3, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NER CHIS DIS

Teaching Topics: Successes, Flops, and Far-Out ideas

This one-hour session profiles five teaching projects from health science libraries across the United States. Presentations include:

1. Teaching interns to incorporate PubMed subsets in alternative medicine searches - Q. Eileen Wafford, MSt, MLIS, Research Librarian, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Aug 10, 2017
2:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NTO

Public Health Digital Library Drop-In Session #4

Please drop by and get all your latest questions answered by the Education Coordinator of the PHDL!

Aug 15, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NPHCO CHIS DIS

Public Health Digital Library Drop-In Session #3

Please drop by and get all your latest questions answered by the Education Coordinator of the PHDL!

Aug 4, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NPHCO CHIS DIS

Online tutorials, videos, and other instructional materials


Results for: Date Last Revised From 21-Aug-2016 To 17-Feb-2017 .

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11. Display Options in the UTS Metathesaurus Browser
Description: A video tutorial that describes the Display Settings tool in the online version of the UMLS Metathesaurus Browser. The tool allows limiting the displayed atoms list to only atoms from terminologies that are of interest to the user, as well as to define whether to include obsolete or suppressible atoms in the search results.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

12. Exporting Value Set Data
Description: This tutorial demonstrates how to use VSAC to export a value set into various formats such as Excel, XML, and delimited text.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

13. Importing Multiple Codes Into Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to import many codes into a value set at one time.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

14. Leveraging UMLS Synonymy to Extract Nursing Terms from SNOMED CT
Description: The video demonstrates how to use the Metathesaurus to find CUIs and extract concept-level synonyms between SNOMED CT and other nursing terminologies.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Nursing, SNOMEDCT, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

15. Manually Adding Codes to Value Sets
Description: A video that demonstrates how to manually add codes to your value sets in VSAC.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

16. Pre-packaged Value Set Downloads
Description: The video illustrates the pre-packaged Clinical Quality Measure value sets published annually by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The video demonstrates how to access and download these prepackaged value sets in different formats.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

17. PreBuilt Workflows in RxMix. Finding Drugs that May Treat a Disease
Description: The tutorial features the library of pre-defined workflows in RxMix. These workflows are created by RxMix experts based on frequently occurring use cases. The tutorial shows how to return a list of RxNorm drugs that may treat a disease by utilizing a two-step workflow in which the first function queries NDF-RT component of RxNorm for a matching disease concept name, and the second function finds related reverse-role NDF-RT concepts, i.e., drugs related to the matched disease concept.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Drugs and Chemicals, RxMix, RxNorm, Terminology
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

18. Searching and Navigating Through Drug Classes Using RxClass Application
Description: A video tutorial that describes major interface elements and functionalities of RxClass, a web application that allows users to explore drug classes and the drugs that are members of these classes. RxClass also links the drug classifications to drug information in RxNorm, the National Library of Medicine’s standardized drug terminology. The application also provides a browser interface for navigating the hierarchies of drug classes, as well as a search mechanism for locating specific drug classes or drugs.
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Drugs and Chemicals, RxClass, RxNorm, Terminology
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

19. Updating Value Sets
Description: A video that shows how to perform updates to published value sets.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

20. Drug Information @NLM
Description: The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides a variety of informational databases on drugs and herbal supplements.
Format: PDF / Pamphlet
Subjects: Drugs and Chemicals, MedlinePlus, Toxicology
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 01-Jan-2017