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MLA Webinar, Sept 28: Precision Medicine

Helping Patients and Health Care Consumers Understand Precision Medicine
http://www.medlib-ed.org/products/1300/helping-patients-and-health-care-consumers-understand-precision-medicine

Date of Live Event: Thursday, September 28, 8:00 am-9:30am at JABSOM Health Sciences Library (Quiet Reading Room)

With the rise of precision medicine, more patients and health care consumers
will require access to information about genetics that they can understand,
and health information professionals will need to take steps to improve
consumers’ ability to understand how their genetic information can be used
in their treatment. The webinar will provide participants with guidelines and
tools for creating and evaluating consumer health materials and equip them
with a concrete understanding of how to apply health literacy and learning
style principles in the creation and communication of consumer-friendly
precision medicine information. Hospital and academic librarians will gain
the practical knowledge needed to help patients and health care consumers better
understand precision medicine and help researchers communicate their
findings to a lay audience. The websites and tools introduced during the webinar will be immediately very useful to all attendees.

Objectives
.Discuss the use of best health literacy practices to enhance patients’ and
health care consumers’ understanding of precision medicine concepts relevant
to their care.
.Gain familiarity with guidelines and tools for creating and evaluating
consumer health materials.
.Learn how to apply health literacy and learning style principles to create
patient-friendly information about precision medicine.

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September 27, 2017 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

Save the Date! 2017 Chapter Annual Meeting on MARCH 29

The HPCMLA annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Health Sciences Library.

Kay Deeney and Judy Consales will be coming from NN/LM PSR as well as Michelle Kraft, MLA Past President who will present on the “Evolving Librarian” and about new technologies.

Further details, including an agenda will follow soon! Please stay tuned!

March 2, 2017 at 7:44 am Leave a comment

MLA Webinar, Jan. 31: Flexing Your Powerhouse Librarian Muscles

Information below for those who want to participate in the live webinar:
http://www.mlanet.org/blog/flexing-your-powerhouse-librarian-muscles-the-foundations-of-effective-project-management?source=5

Date & Time: January 31, 2017
9:00 a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time

Location:
Health Sciences Library
John A. Burns School of Medicine, UHM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101
http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/location.html

Parking:
http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

*Participants receive 1.5 contact hours that you can apply toward the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)

MAHALO to the staff of the JABSOM Health Sciences Library for serving as the host site, and to the Chapter for funding this webinar.

Please contact Walter Benavitz, Continuing Education Chair, for answers to any questions.

January 24, 2017 at 12:35 pm Leave a comment

Chapter Holiday Lunch Today

The Board hopes you can all join us at Bravo Restaurant in Aiea today for our annual holiday social!

Where: Bravo Restaurant (Private dining room)
When: TODAY, December 8
Time: 11:30 a.m.

We wish everyone a joyous and safe holiday season for 2016!

Mahalo!

 

December 8, 2016 at 6:56 am Leave a comment

MLA Webinar: “Demystifying R” on OCTOBER 5

Information below for those who want to participate in the live webinar:

Time: Wednesday, October 5, 1p.m.-2:30 p.m., central time = (i.e., 8:00
a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time)

Location: Health Sciences Library of JABSOM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525
http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/location.html

Parking: http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

Certificate: MLA CE contact hours for all participants (1.5 MLA CE contact hours)

If you have further questions in regards to the content of the webcast, please click on the following link: http://www.mlanet.org/blog/demystifying-r-an-introduction-for-librarians
MAHALO to the Health Sciences Library of JABSOM staff for serving as the host site/refreshment site, and to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for generously funding this webinar!

Walter
Continuing Education Chair

September 29, 2016 at 7:22 am Leave a comment

Announcement: MLA Kronick Traveling Fellowship

David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship

Do you have a project in mind that will take you on the road?
Consider applying for MLA’s David  A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship!

Established in 2002, this grant awards one $2,000 fellowship each year to
cover the expenses involved in traveling to three or more medical libraries
in the United States or Canada, for the purpose of studying a specific
aspect of health information management.  Activities that are operational in
nature or have only local usefulness will be considered.  The award winner
is required to submit a report to MLA on the results of the project, that
may be published in appropriate health information journals.

ELIGIBILITY

* The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library science.

* The applicant must be a practicing health sciences librarian with at least
five years of professional experience.

* The applicant must be an individual member of the Medical Library
Association.

* The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in
either the United States or Canada.

* Consideration will be given in exceptional cases to an outstanding
candidate not meeting the criteria above.

The completed application form must be received at MLA headquarters
byDecember 1, 2016.

Learn more about the application process on MLANET.ORG at
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=308 <
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/p/cm/ld/fid=308 >

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Johnson, Jury Chair,
atrobertej@usc.edu < Caution-mailto:robertej@usc.edu >

If you’re ready to submit an application, choose the 2017 Kronick Traveling
Fellowshiponline application form <
Caution-http://www.mlanet.org/e/sx/tk/eid=26 > .

September 29, 2016 at 7:16 am Leave a comment

REMINDER: MLA webcast Tomorrow, AUG 10 at JABSOM

Please join the Chapter as it hosts an MLA Webcast

Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?

featuring Connie Schardt,  AHIP, FMLA, retired Associate Director for Research & Education for the Medical Center Library & Archives at Duke University in 2013.

Location: Health Sciences Library of the JABSOM
651 Ilalo Street, MEB 101, Honolulu, HI 96813-5525 http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/location.html
Local Time: 8:00 a.m., Hawaii-Aleutian Time
Parking information: http://hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/libinfo/parking.html

If you have further questions in regards to the content of the webcast, please click on the following link:
http://www.mlanet.org/blog/are-all-systematic-reviews-created-equal

A big MAHALO to NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region for funding this webinar.

HPC-MLA Continuing Education Chair
Walter Benavitz III

 

August 9, 2016 at 7:54 am Leave a comment

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