Informatics for Librarians: Peeling the Onion

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) will offer a CE course entitled “Informatics for Librarians: Peeling the Onion” at the Charles M. Baugh Biomedical Library on the main campus of the University of South Alabama on May 21, 2013, from 10 am to 1 pm, Room 222. The course will begin with a history and overview of clinical informatics, followed by a presentation on the impact of federal government reforms on healthcare information technology. Other topics covered include informatics in relation to care delivery and the preparation of future informaticians.
The course will be taught by PJ Grier, Outreach and Access Coordinator for the National Library of Medicine. In addition to being a medical librarian, Mr. Grier recently earned a graduate certificate in Clinical Informatics from the Johns Hopkins University.
Although there will be computers available, it is suggested that participants bring their own laptops. To register, please contact Trey Lemley at (251) 460-6888 or
For information about the course, see
For a campus map, see The Charles M. Baugh Biomedical Library is Building 14 on the map.