MLA Webcast 4/20 @ AT Still University & AHSL Tucson: Shifting Skills to Navigate the Changing Horizon…

Please join me for the upcoming MLA Webcast, Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 @ 11:00am-12:30pm, hosted at A.T. Still University in Mesa.  This webcast has been sponsored in our area by the NN/LM PSR.

  • Review the great agenda topics below!
  • Lunch will be provided and a CABL meeting will follow the webcast.
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MLA’s Educational Webcast:

Shifting Skills to Navigate the Changing Horizon: Finding Our Way in New Biomedical Research and Health Care Environments

Part I: Overview of the Changing Horizon: Brief history, Definitions and Driving Forces (e.g. funding sources, legal requirements)

  •  eScience
    New data sharing – data sharing in the cloud
  • Data curation
  • Mandates for public access to data (NSF, NIH data sharing plans)
  • Scholarly communications / scholarly publishing
  • Institutional, domain, researcher repositories
  • How institutions play a role
  • Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs)
  • Building collaboration, new roles for researchers
  • Systematic reviews and librarians
  • What is the role of the library?
  • How to locate and be involved
  • Electronic Health Records (Meaningful use)
  • Look at changing requirements
  • Consumer information
  • MedlinePlus Connect and other patient-integrated tools
  • HL7 info buttons, integrating clinical resources into the EHR
  • How to talk to vendors
  • Regional Extension Centers
  • Community College training networks – new jobs, skills

Part II: New and/or Expanded Opportunities Available

  • What has been done?
  • Examples

 Part III: New and/or Enhanced Skills and Tools Needed

  • What new skills are needed: people, business, research, computer/technology and teaching?
  • What you can do now with your current tool set?
  • Panel discussion/question and answer session
  •  Part IV: What and who is out there to help? Where to get training?
  • Training opportunities to re-tool yourself
  • Additional training options
  • Association-sponsored and/or regionally funded professional development opportunities
  • Regional initiatives, e.g. NN/LM NER eScience Initiative

 Part V: Conclusions


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