Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop | Vancouver

Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop | Vancouver

Support Patient Care – Using Online Resources to Your Advantage

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Physicians with access to library services through the College of Physicians and Surgeons BC.

Course Format: Computer, hands-on workshop with catering. Up to 20 physicians. 0830-1230
Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Computer Lab 1350 Vancouver BC
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Overview

This half-day 08:30-12:30, interactive workshop will teach physicians to conduct effective internet searches to find credible and evidence-based medical information. Practice online literature searching using various resources (e.g., Ovid MEDLINE, BMJ Best Practice, apps, e-books and clinical practice guidelines). Locate the full text of online articles. Know how to find authoritative patient information using MedlinePlus and other high-quality websites.

Prerequisite: General familiarity with a computer (i.e. use of a mouse and limited typing) is required.

This workshop also provides:

  • Classroom support to maximize learning and minimize frustration
  • Time for practice and Q & A

Note: Computers provided. Please bring your CPSBC ID. 

Testimonials

Great little course. | There’s so much to learn! | This is a very helpful workshop. | The instructors were extremely knowledgeable, accessible, available, friendly and helpful. Very supportive in the learning process. | Excellent! Best workshop I have been to all year.

Skills Gained

  • Conduct efficient and refined literature searches
  • Apply search tools to find reliable health information and evidence-based medical literature
  • Obtain the full text of journal articles through electronic resources or document delivery
  • Find authoritative patient and drug information.
  • Compile appropriate bibliographies in print and electronic form

Cost

Regular Rate: $179.00 (add $10 fax/phone/mail registration)

Includes course materials and catering.

Cancellations and Refunds

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All healthcare professionals.

Location:
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Target Audience:

 Family physicians working in British Columbia who have patients in the Screening Mammography Program (SMP) or may refer patients in the future.

Location:
Online: anytime, anywhere on any device
Online Module from Vancouver  British Columbia  V5Z1M9
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Contact

Sarah Tajani

sarah.t@ubc.ca

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