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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 2 9/18/18 - PubMed & ILLiad Resources

This guide provides links to information resources that can be utilized in course in-class activities and assignments.

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In-Class Session

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 2

September 18, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Basic PubMed training: Complete the training if you are not an experienced PubMed user. Information from the training may be covered on the EBM I exam. Advanced training will be held during next today’s class. If you log-in to the videos, you will be asked questions at the end of each tutorial. These questions are similar to questions that may be on the exam.
  • Sign up for ILLiad
  • Optional Tertiary Resources assignment help session -  September 24th from 12-1 pm in room F-118.
  • Bring clicker to class on September 25th.
  • Quiz today – Topics include PubMed, your literature review topic, finding and citing your literature review articles.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Turn in the tertiary resources assignment and the literature review assignment via your drop box in the EBM I AIMS site.
  • Tertiary Resources Assignment due at 5 pm on September 25th
  • Literature Review is due at 5 pm on October 16th
  • Statistics/research design quiz on October 16th

Hour 1

TOPIC 1: Health Sciences Tertiary Resources lecture

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Differentiate between primary, secondary, and tertiary resources
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of utilizing tertiary resources
  • Evaluate the quality of tertiary resources
  • Identify tertiary resources utilized by pharmacists and physicians to answer clinical information questions
  • Discuss the components of the drug and herbal monographs
  • Differentiate when clinical guidelines or journal articles should be consulted
  • Differentiate when drug monographs or journal articles should be consulted

Tertiary Resources Assignment Information:

  • You must use the resources in the Tertiary Resources assignment guide to complete your assignment.
  • Your tertiary resources assignment is in your EBM I AIMS drop box.
  • Tertiary Resources Assignment due at 5 pm on September 25th. You can turn in the assignment early.
  • Turn in your assignment via your EBM I AIMS drop box. Your graded assignment will be returned to you via your drop box.
  • Assignment remediation: Any student receiving less than 70% on the assignment must remediate the assignment. They will be given ten additional questions to complete.
  • Mac users – See the note in the assignment guide about converting the document form.

Test Your Knowledge: Tertiary Resources assignment.

Tertiary Resources Assignment FAQ:

  • Where can I find my assignment? The assignment is in your EBM I drop box.
  • What resources should I use for the assignment? See the tertiary resources assignment tab of this guide.

Test Your Knowledge: Practice questions will be placed in the class session folder in AIMS. These questions are for your own self-study and will not count toward your grade.

TOPIC 2: Use of PubMed in Clinical and Research Settings Part I

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Utilize MeSH to search for medical concepts
  • Use the Filters to narrow a PubMed search
  • Use P-PICO to create a clinical question
  • Search PubMed and find relevant articles
  • Download and order any articles needed for their literature review assignment
  • Submit your paper topic and article citations

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

  • Greenhalgh’s How to Read Paper, Chapter 2

 

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Use of PubMed in Clinical and Research Settings Part II

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Utilize MeSH to search for medical concepts
  • Use the Filters to narrow a PubMed search
  • Use P-PICO to create a clinical question
  • Search PubMed and find relevant articles
  • Download and order any articles needed for their literature review assignment
  • Submit your paper topic and article citations

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:
Greenhalgh’s How to Read Paper, Chapter 2

CLASS RESOURCES:

COMPLETE TODAY:

  • Test Your Knowledge: Complete today’s quiz. The quiz will be placed in the folder with today's PowerPoint presentation. Place the quiz in your EBM I drop box when completed.

ASSIGNED READINGS FOR NEXT WEEK’S CLASS: none