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Primary Care Training Enhancement

Conducting A Literature Review Session Overview

In this session, you will be introduced to commonly used approaches to conduct a literature review. As a result of this session, you will be able to conduct a rudimentary literature search, distinguish between commonly used study designs within human subjects medical research, and also explain important differences between human subjects and non-human subjects research. 

Session Length: 60 minutes

Prerequisite(s): None

Learning Objectives

  • Explain important differences between human subjects and non-human subjects research

  • Conduct a literature search on a topic

  • Distinguish between different types of research

  • Identify research gaps in the literature

ACGME Milestones

  • Family Medicine – PBLI-1: Locates, appraises, and assimilates evidence from scientific studies related to patients’ health problems

  • Internal Medicine – PBLI-4: Learns and improves at the point of care; PROF-4: Exhibits integrity and ethical behavior in professional conduct

Author:  Rebecca Fischbein, PhD, and Diana Kingsbury, PhD

School: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)

Conducting a Literature Review - Session Facilitator Guide

Presentation - Conducting A Literature Review