Monthly Archive for December, 2007

Making Your Printed Health Materials Senior Friendly

FYI: The National Institute on Aging has prepared a publication for professionals to use when writing health materials for older adults.

Online Membership Renwal for 2008!

It’s that time of year again, and we’re pleased to announce that Online Membership Renewal for 2008 is now available.

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“Finding the Evidence: Evidence-based Practice in Nursing,” A Review of the Workshop

Librarians Dolores Judkins and Patrice O’Donovan presented a 4 hour session, “Finding the Evidence: Evidence-based Practice in Nursing” at the New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center, Princeton, New Jersey on Wednesday, November 28, 2007. Dolores Judkins is the Head of the Research and Reference Department at the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon. Patrice 0’Donovan is the Portland Campus Library Director, Linfield College School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Portland, Oregon.

102 medical librarians and nurses attended this very informative session. While most of the attendees came from New Jersey, there were attendees from New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

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MLA PHIL NEEDS YOU!

The Board of Directors is looking for a Leader to fill the position of Chair-Elect for 2008-09. If you are interested in a Leadership opportunity We Need YOU. Whether you are a new member or a seasoned member, take this opportunity to help the Chapter. The keyword is opportunity. This is an opportunity not only to help the Chapter, but to broaden your professional experience, earn credits towards AHIP certification, learn about the governance of the Chapter, and of MLA as a whole. “Leadership development is self development”. John G. Agno.
If you are ready to be a Leader, contact Jackie Knuckle or Nina Long.

Save the Date

April 17, 2008
1:00 pm

Join your colleagues for an afternoon of networking at our Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon. This year’s event will be held at Thomas Jefferson University, Alumni Hall, Eakins Lounge, 1020 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19107.