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NLM Announces New Online Course

April 8, 2019

The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of NLM is pleased to announce the newly revised tutorial, Finding and Using Health Statistics. Designed to introduce librarians and students to the basic terminology and principles of health statistics, the course also provides a useful outline of the various U.S. sources for important statistical data. The course is eligible for 3 CE hours from the Medical Library Association. A certificate is also available upon completion of the course.

Information about the course is available in the March-April 2019 (#427) issue of the NLM Technical Bulletin. You can access the course at

Since its founding in 1836, the National Library of Medicine has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice and is a leader in information innovation. NLM is the world's largest medical library, and millions of scientists, health professionals and the public around the world use NLM services every day.


Last Reviewed: April 8, 2019