CLHIN Member Services

Member Services

The Circuit Librarian Health Information Network (CLHIN) provides ready access to medical library services, continuing education opportunities to nurses, and workshops on evidence based practice to all participating hospitals’ physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and administrative staff. HOLIDAY SERVICE HOURS 2014: From Monday, December 22nd through Friday, January 2nd, service will not be available through CLHIN. Requests submitted for articles will be processed after January 2nd. Requests for searches related to patient care emergencies should be sent to askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu. This email account will be monitored by on-call librarians periodically between December 22nd and January 2nd.

Request Items

CLHIN Library services provide immediate access to medical library services in the absence of a fully staffed and equipped in-house library. Articles are provided from UT Health Science Center Libraries’ collection of over 4,000 journal titles and searches are conducted by professional librarians on MEDLINE and other medical databases.

Education

Continuing Nursing Education

We teach courses on health information resources that are approved for 1.0 CNE contact hour. Nursing contact hours have been approved through the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Contact us to have a class taught at your organization.

Ask a Librarian

The CLHIN Staff is here for you. When you have questions or would like guidance on information resources on topics ranging on anything from health care reform to historical and current events in health issues to research trends, the CLHIN staff is here to assist you. We are also available to offer instructional programs on or demonstrations of MEDLINE and other healthcare databases. For questions about any of the Circuit Librarian Program’s services contact us at 800-421-2432.

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