(September 7, 2012) The Knowledge Is Power education series, held in conjunction with the Ochsner Learning Network, will present “Copyright at Work” on Tuesday, September 25
. Publishing Services Supervisor Kathleen McFadden will discuss the basics of copyright law, including the concepts of fair use and the public domain; explain the categories of information that are and are not protected by copyright; show how to obtain permission to use copyrighted works; and explode some myths and misconceptions about copyright in the digital age. You will want to attend this class to ensure that you are operating on the right side of copyright law. Date
: Tuesday, September 25 Time and Location:
12–1 pm, Burns Room, Brent House Conference Center Presenter
: Kathleen McFadden, Publishing Services
Please feel free to bring your lunch.
In October, two courses will be offered through the Knowledge Is Power series.
On October 9,
Academic Community Outreach Senior Administrator Allison Sharai will teach attendees about the basic principles of a successful mentor/student relationship in the context of K-12 students and allied health, medical, and nursing students; the range of opportunities for mentoring students at Ochsner and how to access them; and best practices in mentorship through interaction and discussion of experiences with their colleagues.
On October 11,
feature Kelly Fogarty of Patient Education Systems will present “Health Literacy.” He will define health literacy, explain how levels of health literacy are determined, teach attendees how they can assess a patient's health literacy skills, and identify strategies for combating low health literacy.
To learn more about the Knowledge Is Power series, contact Mallory Lindsly at 504-842-7394 or email@example.com
. To sign up for the September 25, October 9
, or October 11
training sessions, register through the Ochsner Learning Network.
After logging in, click to the Catalog page and type the words Knowledge Is Power in the search box to access the registration page.