Ellen Hall, MLS, AHIP
Interim Director, Dana Medical Library
University of Vermont-Burlington
Elizabeth R.Warner, MSLS, AHIP
Coordinator, Information Literacy Programs Academic Information Services and Research
Scott Memorial Library
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
What: Allied Health Professions: Information Issues and Resources
Approved for 8 MLA CE
This course is designed for those health science information professionals who serve non-nursing allied health professionals and students. Learn about the distinctive characteristics and information needs of this group of health professionals and students . Discuss historical developments, current controversies, and future changes. Examine contemporary issues and trends in healthcare which have an impact on allied health and its literature.
Assess information resources and services, including books, journals, and Internet databases, and consider special concerns of allied health information access. Compare and contrast the literature access of the allied health professions, including databases, terminology and techniques, with that of medicine and nursing.
Examine the roles of professional associations and government agencies in regulatory matters, and in assisting the allied health professions in meeting their goal of joining and contributing fully to the emerging healthcare delivery systems.
When: Monday, October 16, 2000 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The New York Academy of Medicine, Rm 441
103 Street and Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Directions at: http://www.nyam.org/info.html
Cost: $100 members; $115 non-members
Walk-in registration permitted.
Allied Health Professions: Information Issues and Resources - Approved for 8 MLA CE
October 16, 2000
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Please make check payable to: New York-New Jersey Chapter MLA
Mail registration and check to:
Long Island University
Flatbush Avenue Extension
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Fax: (718) 780-4027
Kathel Dunn, Chair