MLA Competencies for Lifelong Learning and Professional Success
Course-1Examination of the healthcare environment and professional roles. Consideration of internal and external factors: finances, regulations and legislation. Exploration of various healthcare settings, research and grants, evidence-based practice, patient-centered focus, and information technologies used by healthcare professionals.
Course-2Selection, collection and access to print and electronic library and information resources and services in the healthcare environment. Budgets and justification of selections, vendor relations, licensing, and scholarly holdings management. Examination of technologies used in health sciences library settings.
Course-3Examination of reference services with special focus on evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews and meta analyses, instructional and consulting services, imbedded, clinical and liaison services. Library services to special populations in the healthcare environment.
Individual Research Project
Individual research project to provide the student with an opportunity to experience the research process.