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TRAINING

We have a range of training sessions which focus on searching various evidence-based resources.  To book a small group or one to one session contact Liz, elisabeth.lourandos1@nhs.net

For other enquires please complete the Ask the Knowledge Specialist Form

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HEALTHCARE INFORMATION AND LITERATURE SEARCHING

  • Learn to search for journal article abstracts or citations using quality healthcare databases, including Medline, BNI (British Nursing Index), CINAHL, PsycINFO, or HMIC (Health Management Information Consortium) 

  • Learn how to access over 2,000 full-text journals 

  • Good for evidence-based practice, research, audit, or guideline writing 

  • Databases for all disciplines including medical, nursing, psychology and the therapies 

  • Requires some internet experience 

Duration: 60 minutes. 

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Bite sized training based on the Munch and Learn sessions below can be found on Moodle. Guest access is available so you do not need to register. 

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EVIDENCE SEARCHING TIPS.

Do you need to find evidence to support your work or training needs? Come along to this bite sized training to get tips on where to search, combining terms, applying limits etc:                

19 Sept 2023     12:30-13:00

12 Oct 2023       13:00-13:30

28 Nov 2023       13:30-14:00

ACCESSING AND USING ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Find out more about how to access and use resources such as e-journals, e-books, BMJ Best Practice provided by Health Education England in this bite sized session:  

20 Sept 2023      12:30-13:00

19 Oct 2023        13:00-13:30

28 Nov 2023        13:30-14:00


CRITICAL APPRAISAL TIPS

Come along to a bite sized course to get an introduction/refresher on critical appraisal skills like why it is important and some tools to support you:  

27 Sept 2023     12:30-13:00

1 Nov 2023        13:00-13:30

7 Dec 2023        13:30-14:00

TWITTER TIPS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Find out about how to use Twitter in this bite sized course. Get an understanding of Twitter language and how else you can use Twitter:   

28 Sep 2023     12:30-13:00

7 Nov 2023       13:00-13:30

7 Dec 2023       13:30-14:00

GETTING STARTED WITH BMJ BEST PRACTICE

An introduction on how to get started using BMJ Best Practice:

4 Oct 2023          12:30-13:00

14 Nov 2023       12:00-12:30

14 Dec 2023       13:30-14:00

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