Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop | Vancouver

Finding Medical Evidence - Computer Workshop | Vancouver

Support Patient Care – Using Online Resources to Your Advantage

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 10 physicians. 0830-1230
Library Services, College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
669 Howe St
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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. 


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


Registration limited to 10 learners.

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

Includes course materials and light catering.

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