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Continuing Education: Saturday, May 16

MLA is retooling the MLA '20 website to update it with new information for a fully virtual conference. Since onsite CE courses are planned with face-to-face instruction, we do not expect to offer these courses immediately online or as part of the new CE passport. Registrants for CE courses will receive direct communication in the next few weeks regarding CE course options.

We appreciate your understanding. Please contact Debra Cavanaugh or Kate Corcoran if you have an urgent information need.

Course information listed below includes course registration fee. Additional information such as learning outcomes and instructor bios can be found in MEDLIB-ED.

8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

CE102 Effectiveness and Efficiency in Exhaustive Searches expert searching.pnghands-on.png
Cost: $400 (nonmember: $700)
Attendance maximum: 25

Learn a new, efficient, and effective method for conducting exhaustive searches! Demonstrations and exercises introduce you to the method. Practicing in a database of your choice under the guidance of an experienced information specialist helps you hone your skills. You will leave able to create complex searches checked for completeness and translated in different databases much faster than with traditional methods. Aimed at experienced searchers.

Instructors: Wichor M. Bramer, Biomedical Information Specialist, Medical Library, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Melissa L. Rethlefsen, AHIP, Associate Dean, George A. Smathers Libraries, and Fackler Director, Health Science Center Libraries, University of Florida–Gainesville

CE103 Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Bootcamp: Prepare to Teach EBP at Your Institutionevid based prac.pngbring your own device.png
Cost: $320 (nonmember: $570)
Attendance maximum: 30

Have you been asked to teach evidence-based practice (EBP)? This interactive course will give you a solid understanding of EBP and the tools to teach it in a variety of clinical and educational settings.

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructors: Megan von Isenburg, Associate Dean, Library Services & Archives, and Sarah Cantrell, Associate Director, Research and Education, Library & Archives, Duke Medical Center, Durham NC; and Connie Schardt, AHIP, FMLA, Adjunct Faculty, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill



8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

CE104 Advanced Search Techniques: Identifying Terms, Conceptual Breakdowns (Beyond PICO), Tips, Pitfalls, and Resources expert searching.pngevid based prac.pnghands-on.png
Cost: $345 (nonmember: $615)
Attendance maximum: 25

In this advanced course in searching to support systematic reviews and other major projects beyond problem, intervention, comparison, outcome (PICO) questions, you will learn how to identify resources appropriate to a review question, search beyond MEDLINE/PubMed with a focus on Embase, search for citations, and learn how to avoid common and not so common pitfalls.

Instructors: Julie Glanville, MCLIP, Associate Director, York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, York, United Kingdom, and Carol Lefebvre, HonFCLIP, Independent Information Consultant, Lefebvre Associates, Oxford, United Kingdom

CE105 Teaching Users about Grey Literature and How to Search for It expert searching.pngbring your own device.png
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 25

End users may ask you how to search for all the grey literature on a topic. You can help them find the grey literature that is most essential and relevant to their questions. You will learn how to give guidance on structuring searches and evaluating grey literature research and sources. You will find out about learning sources for grey literature and grey literature tools for research and instruction. In short, you will learn how to help patrons end their grey literature searches with a bright smile!

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructor: Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, ON, Canada

CE301 Real World Teaching: Using Teams, Cases, and Critical Pedagogy to Create One-Shot Classesbring your own device.png
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 30

Update your teaching approaches to incorporate techniques increasingly used by health sciences faculty. Learn how to incorporate team-based learning, real world cases, and critical pedagogy into your classes.

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructor: Margaret Henderson, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian, SDSU Library, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

302 Move Your Teaching Forward by Designing Your Instruction in Reverse
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 30

Want to create presentations that engage your audience and help them remember and use what is important? Backwards design offers you a step-by-step approach to creating personalized, effective learning experiences!

Instructor: Alexander J. Carroll, AHIP, Librarian for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Research, Science and Engineering Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

CE502 Evaluating Research in the Health Sciences Literature data mgmt.png
Cost: $265 (nonmember: $490)
Attendance maximum: 25

This course gives you the skills you need to evaluate research and assess quantitative and qualitative studies on their own merits. You’ll learn how to identify and evaluate basic health science research methods and their use, apply data literacy concepts, and incorporate your new skills into your work with clinicians, faculty, and students. Part of the course is devoted to fundamentals and part to hands-on analysis of case studies. The course ends with a journal club exercise.

Instructors: Abraham Wheeler, AHIP, Librarian, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Flint Research, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Chana Kraus-Friedberg, AHIP, Liaison, Program in Public Health, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and College of Osteopathic Medicine; and Carin Graves, Librarian Liaison, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Human Development and Family Studies; Michigan State University–East Lansing



8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

 

CE401 Explore Your Identity to Improve Your Practice: An Introduction to Critical Health Sciences Librarianship diversity.pngbring your own device.png
Cost: $130 (nonmember: $285)
Attendance maximum: 20

Health sciences librarians are increasingly called upon to address the intersection of identities and cultures in their institutions. This workshop introduces you to critical librarianship through an examination of identities. You will complete a creative assignment related to your identity and craft a plan to incorporate critical librarianship into a selected area of your work.

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructor: Xan Goodman, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian, Lied Library, and Associate Professor, University Libraries, University of Nevada–Las Vegas

CE503 Survey Insights: Advanced Survey Techniques
Cost: $130 (nonmember: $285)
Attendance maximum: 25

Deepen your knowledge of effective survey design and gain skills in advanced survey techniques. Topics that will be addressed include sampling methods, development of a survey analysis plan, pretesting questionnaires, ethical issues, and common errors in survey research. This course is for librarians and information specialists who want to develop their evidence-based practice research skills.

Instructor: Deborah H. Charbonneau, Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI



10:00 a.m.–noon

 

CE402 Using Cultural Humility to Improve Your Health Sciences Librarianship diversity.pngbring your own device.png
Cost: $130 (nonmember: $285)
Attendance maximum: 20

Learn how to use the tool of cultural humility to develop and implement diverse, inclusive, and equitable strategies that improve your instruction and your workplace. Cultural humility involves a commitment to lifelong learning, the pursuit of humility in human interactions, the recognition of power imbalances, and involvement in a service community.

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructor: Xan Goodman, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian, Lied Library, and Associate Professor, University Libraries, University of Nevada–Las Vegas

Continue to CE Courses: Friday, May 15

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