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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 15, 2021 to Dec 18, 2021
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 11:30AM
Dates
Nov 20, 2021 to Dec 18, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,440.00
Instructors
  • Rachel Wedeward
Section Title
MEDLINE and Beyond: Medical Research Databases
Type
Online, self-paced
Dates
Mar 07, 2022 to Apr 06, 2022
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
W
Time
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Mar 09, 2022 to Apr 06, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,440.00
Instructors
  • Rachel Wedeward
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