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Registration is still open for "At Warp Speed:  Retooling for the Future"
and most of the CE oppurtunities, April 28 - 30, 1996, in Lake Geneva, WI
 
CE still open on Tuesday, April 30, includes:
 
Developing a Hospital's Information Management Plan
 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; approved for MLA CE Credit.  $95
Instructor: Christiane Jones, Chief of Library Services, VA Medical Center,
Biloxi, MI
Prepare yourself for a leadership role in the development of your hospital's
multidisciplinary information management plan.  In this course, you will
examine the 1996 JCAHO standards for the management of information and
devise strategies to meet the standards for the new integrated health
information environment.  This course is valuable for all members of the
information management team.
 
About the instructor:  Mrs. Jones has twenty years of experience as a
hospital librarian with both the Department of Veteran Affairs and the
Department of Defense.  She served as member of the JCAHO Information
Management Task Force and now serves as clinical faculty for JCAHO.
 
Clinical Pathways and the Librarian  $40
1 to 4 pm; approved for MLA CE Credit
Instructor:  Ruth Holst, Director of Library Serivces,Columbia Hospital,
Milwaukee, WI
This seminar addresses the process of developing and implementing clinical
pathways in a hospital setting and the library's participation in the
process.  Ms. Holst is responsible for coordinating this function at her
institution.
 
CE still open on Sunday, April 28 includes:
 
PDQ and NIH/NLM Cancer Information Resources - $50
9 a.m. to  1 pm; submitted for MLA CE Credit.
Instructor:  Dorothy Anne Earley, Data Access Enterprises, Inc.
Searching for cancer resources?  This course will review the oncologic
databases available from the National Cancer Institute and NLM, and teach
effective searching techniques.
 
Information Sources in Alternative Medicine  $50
2- 6 p.m.; approved for MLA CE Credit.
Instructor:  Dorothy Anne Earley, Data Access Enterprises, Inc.
Review what's involved in "alternative medicine" and where to find
information on non-traditional therapies.  Online, Internet, and print
resources are all covered in this course.
 
About the instructor:  For over twelve years, Ms. Earley has been training
MEDLARS users to effectively use NLM/NCI online resources.  She has used
Cancerlit and other databases to field oncology reference questions in in
urban and rural hospital libraries, public libraries, and academic
libraries, and has been searching for alternative medicine information on
MEDLARS and other databases for over sixteen years.  From 1986 to 1990 she
taught MEDLARS classes in the twenty-one state Midlands Online Region for
the National Library of Medicine.  Currently she is an Embase instructor,
adjunct instructor in the Library and Informational Science Program at the
University of Missouri (Columbia) and Information Services Coordinator for
Data Access Enterprises.
 
A registration form follows the program overview.
 
The meeting will be held at the Gran Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
For reservations, call 800-558-3417
Those arriving by air can fly to Milwaukee or Chicago.
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At Warp Speed.... Retooling for the Future
    presented by
Health Science Librarians of Illinois and Wisconsin
           Meeting Program
 
Sunday, April 28 - CE and
"Login Brothers presents New Media Products,"  2-5 p.m.
WHSLA and HSLI Board Meetings, 7-9 p.m.
 
Monday, April 29
 
7-9 a.m.  Illinois COuncil Meeting
7:30-9 a.m. Continental Breakfasr
9:00        Welcome
9:15        Motivation for Change - Erica Nelson, Cassis Group, Wheaton, IL
10:30       It takes all types:  Keys to understanding and valuing our
            differences - Mary Jane Scherdin, Edgewood College, Madison
            (Myers-Briggs analysis; personalized scored inventory available)
Noon        Business Luncheon Meetings
 
1:45        Perceptions of Health Science Librarians:  Who and Why
            Mary B.  Blackwelder, Director of Libraries, Medical College of WI
2:15        Keynote:  At Warp speed
            Speaker:  Michael Gorman, Dean of Library Services, CA State Univ
             with response from four panelists.
            Is the virtual library futuristic dreaming and madness?  Can
            libraies embrace advanced technologies while still retaining a
            service-oriented role?
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Registration - print and mail with check to address at end.  CE only does
not require meeting registration fees.
 
Name:                                Daytime pone:
Instituion:
Address:
City:                           Atate:                   Zip:
Social Security Number:               (for CEUs only)
 
Registration fee - includes Monday program, continental breakfast & business
luncheon, coffee, breaks, and exhibits
 
WHSLA/HSLI Member                  $100_____
Nonmember                          $125_____
Student (no luncheon)               $45_____
 
CE Courses
 
PDQ and Cancer Resources            $50_____
Alternative Medicine                $50_____
Information Management Plan         $95_____
Critical Pathways & the Librarian   $40_____
 
Myers-Briggs Inventory & Scoring     $5_____
 
Late fee (postmark after April 1)   $10_____
 
Total amount - please include check
with registration                     $_____
 
No refunds after April 1.  Mail with check payable to WHSLA:
     B. Keppel
     McKay Memorial Library
     Community Memorial Hospital
     P.O. Box 408
     Menominee Falls, WI  53052
 
For special dietary concerns, contact B. Keppel at (414) 251-1002, ext.
3440, on April 2 or April 10 or later (she will be on vacation, 4/3-4/9)
 
posted by Peg Allen, CE Chairman, (715) 687-4976; [log in to unmask]