Continuing Education Courses (CEC)

The CEC topics selected for EAHIL 2018 are directly informed by a survey of delegates at the 15th EAHIL Conference. Responses were also received from an online questionnaire sent to healthcare information professionals.

Results from these responses showed the top 10 training needs of medical and healthcare librarians:
  1. Information retrieval techniques
  2. Internet searching techniques
  3. Critical appraisal skills
  4. Use of reference management software
  5. Copyright and licensing issues
  6. Current awareness/keeping up-to-date
  7. Use of social media
  8. Knowledge of emerging technologies
  9. Marketing skills
  10. Innovative teaching skills

We invite you to submit an abstract for CEC at EAHIL 2018

  • CEC abstract should relate to one or more of the above categories from the survey findings or on the conference theme
  • CEC maybe structured as a 3-hour session in duration and will run in parallel sessions at the conference
  • CEC workshop should be interactive and practical hands-on learning that will keep participants interested
  • The CEC and IPC Committee may at its discretion move an accepted submission into another presentation category.