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Upcoming Classes

How to Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy Throughout Your Organization

Guest Speaker: Alison Caballero, Director of Programs and Services, and Christopher Trudeau, Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Center for Health Literacy

Dec 13, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Online Region/Office: SCR

Navigating WebEx

Join Annette Parde-Maass (MCR Education and Outreach Coordinator) for a special December Breezing session as she demonstrates how to interact in WebEx using annotation tools, chat, and other resources.

Dec 20, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MCR

Keeping up with PubMed- On Demand Online

This class is offered continuously on demand. If you have any registration questions, please contact Ashley Cuffia at acuffia@hshsl.umaryland.edu

Repeats every month until Sun Dec 30 2018.
Nov 14, 2017, Dec 1, 2017, Jan 1, 2018, Feb 1, 2018, Mar 1, 2018, Apr 1, 2018, May 1, 2018, Jun 1, 2018, Jul 1, 2018, Aug 1, 2018, Sep 1, 2018, Oct 1, 2018, Nov 1, 2018, Dec 1, 2018 Location: Online Region/Office: SEA CHIS DIS

2018 MeSH Highlights

On January 5, 2018, join NLM staff for a highlights tour of the 2018 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). A 20-minute presentation will feature the change of contraindications from subheading to MeSH heading; new publication types; updates to classification of isotopes and radioisotopes; additional terminology for viruses, smoking, and sugars; and restructuring in plant and animal taxonomies.

Jan 5, 2018
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: NTO CHIS DIS

Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, & the Question of Research Impact

What does it mean for research to be meaningful? How do metrics help and hinder our understanding of research impact? This session addresses the history and evolution of meaningful metrics in higher education.

Jan 17, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online Region/Office: PNR CHIS DIS

Moving from Data to Health Equity Action: County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

Join MAR and County Health Rankings and Roadmaps to learn about Moving from Data to Health Equity Action!

Jan 10, 2018
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Online Region/Office: MAR

Keeping up with PubMed- On Demand Online

This class is offered continuously on demand. If you have any registration questions, please contact Ashley Cuffia at acuffia@hshsl.umaryland.edu

Repeats every month until Sun Dec 30 2018.
Nov 14, 2017, Dec 1, 2017, Jan 1, 2018, Feb 1, 2018, Mar 1, 2018, Apr 1, 2018, May 1, 2018, Jun 1, 2018, Jul 1, 2018, Aug 1, 2018, Sep 1, 2018, Oct 1, 2018, Nov 1, 2018, Dec 1, 2018 Location: Online Region/Office: SEA CHIS DIS

Online tutorials, videos, and other instructional materials


Results for: Subjects = Unified Medical Language System (UMLS).

Display 1 to 10 of 42 results.


1. UMLS REST API: Paging through results.
Description: A video tutorial showing how to perform paging through data retrieved using the UMLS REST API when results are contained on more than one retrievable page.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 27-Sep-2017

2. UMLS REST API: Authentication and Calling
Description: A video tutorial showing how to authenticate credentials with the API Key in order to retrieve UMLS content using the UMLS REST API.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, UTS, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 15-Jun-2017

3. Adding Queried Codes To a Value Set
Description: A brief video that shows how to add selected codes from the search table to the code list table. Specifically, codes can be selected using check boxes and then added to the code list using the 'Add to Value' Set button. Another method involves dragging and dropping individual codes
Format: Flash Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), VSAC
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

4. Connecting to a Database using MetamorphoSys
Description: A video tutorial describing how to configure UMLS's MetamorphoSys tool to connect to a database.
Format: MP4 Video / Video Tutorial
Subjects: MetamorphoSys, Terminology, Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)
Archived: No
Date Last Revised: 10-Jan-2017

5. Deleting Selected Codes
Description: A video that explains how value set authors can delete unnecessary codes from the 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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