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Continuing Education and Events: 04/12 - PubMed and Beyond

This guide contains current and upcoming events of interest to librarians, archivist, library staff, and others in Capital District Region.

PubMed and Beyond:

Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
CDLC Offices, 28 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206
Presented by
Kate Flewelling, Outreach Coordinator
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine-Middle Atlantic Region

Taught by an experienced medical librarian, this presentation will introduce free bedside information resources for the busy clinician.  Resources presented will include Clinical Queries in PubMed/MEDLINE and free drug, patient education, and evidence-based information. 


By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Find patient education information using MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth and Genetics Home Reference.
  • List 2 ways clinicians can promote MedlinePlus to patients.
  • Access drug information using Drug Information Portal.
  • Find clinical trials by condition and limit to those with results in
  • Find systematic reviews in PubMed Health and PubMed/MEDLINE.

Course Materials

  • pubmed beyond.pptx
  • exercises.docx

Continuing Education

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Presenter Bio:

Kate Flewelling is the Outreach Coordinator at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-Middle Atlantic Region. Funded by the National Library of Medicine and based at the University of Pittsburgh, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine promotes the access and use of reliable health information by health professionals, educators, and the public. In her position, Kate develops health information outreach programs to health professionals in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Kate has a BA in history and education from Mount Holyoke College and a MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Kate was a National Library of Medicine Associate Fellow from 2007-2009. Before joining the National Networks of Libraries of Medicine, Kate was Coordinator of Instruction and Reference Librarian at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.

This event is free but registration is required
by Tuesday, April 5th.

Students will get the most out of this workshop if they bring a laptop or tablet.

Due to a limited number of seats, if you register and are unable to attend, please contact Chris Tosh at

Additional Resources

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