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Course Description

MEDLINE and Beyond will introduce you to practical techniques for improving your search skills related to looking for trustworthy medical, nursing and health care information online.  How to use concepts such as the reference interview to shape your approach to a web search will be covered.  We will explore different ways to craft a MEDLINE search using the free website PubMed.  Other free data-rich sites posted by government agencies, professional societies and other reliable sources will be explored.  How to evaluate the quality and authoritativeness of medical journals and health care websites will also be covered.  Homework will consist of hands-on research assignments that will culminate in the opportunity to create a writing sample at the conclusion of this short course.

Online self-paced”: Refers to course start and end dates. “Online fixed date” Refers to synchronous session schedule fully available under “Section Notes”

Notes

 NOTES: Members of select professional associations are eligible for tuition discounts. 

Instructors

  • Rachel Wedeward

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
MEDLINE and Beyond: Medical Research Databases
Type
Online, self-paced
Dates
Nov 13, 2023 to Dec 16, 2023
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Nov 18, 2023 to Dec 16, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,475.00
Instructors
  • Rachel Wedeward
Section Notes

Synchronous sessions are conducted on Saturdays from 10-11:30 am CST.
Specific dates: November 18, 21*, December 2, 9, and 16. * To avoid the Thanksgiving holiday, the sync session runs on Tuesday on this day.

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