Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop - Vancouver

Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop - Vancouver

Supporting Patient Care – Using the internet 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. Up to 20 physicians.
SFU - Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver
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Overview

This half-day 0830-1230, 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, 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

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.

Key Speakers

Robert Melrose, MLS, Librarian, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Paula Osachoff, MLIS, Librarian, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

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

$189.00 (add $10 fax/phone/mail registration)

Includes course materials and catering.

Cancellations and Refunds

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Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Specialists, Community and Hospital Pharmacists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals

Date: Oct 23, 2015 to Oct 24, 2015
Location:
Surrey Memorial Hospital
13750 96 Avenue
Surrey  British Columbia  V3V 1Z2
Canada
Target Audience:

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

Location:
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Canada

Contact

Nina Zoric

nina.z@ubc.ca

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