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Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

Jan
27
Thu
Finding the Evidence: Searching EBSCOhost CINAHL @ Virtual
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the EBSCOhost CINAHL database. The training is delivered using a mix of facilitator presentation and live search demonstrations.

This session covers the following:

  • Formulating your search question using PICO
  • Searching CINAHL using keywords and subject headings
  • Applying limits to a search
  • Exporting results
  • Saving searches/creating email alerts
Feb
7
Mon
Appraising Research Papers for Beginners – Quantitative @ Virtual
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – Feb 13 @ 3:30 pm

This course is for Trust staff only. Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

Not all published research is reliable! If you want to be confident reading and utilising published research you need to understand its content and be able to objectively assess its quality.

Run as two separate training sessions (either quantitative or qualitative), the appraising research papers for beginners sessions will equip learners with the basic theory and knowledge of how to appraise quantitative (randomised controlled trial) or qualitative research papers using a mixture of presentations and practical group work.

Learners are required to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied.  No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required.

The session covers the following:

  • Overview of the critical appraisal process
  • Key features of qualitative/quantitative research
  • Interpreting statistics (for quantitative research)
  • Using the CASP checklists to appraise research papers
Feb
10
Thu
Appraising Research for beginners( Qualitative) @ Library, Education Centre
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Due to social distancing all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams. The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

Learners are required to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A
copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied. No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required.
The session covers the following:
 Overview of the critical appraisal process
 Key features of qualitative/quantitative research
 Interpreting statistics (for quantitative research)
 Using the CASP checklists to appraise research papers.

Feb
15
Tue
Finding the Evidence: Searching Ovid Medline @ Virtual
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the Ovid Medline database. The training is delivered using a mix of facilitator presentation and live search demonstrations.

This session covers the following:

  • Formulating your search question using PICO
  • Searching Ovid Medline using keywords and subject headings
  •  Applying limits to a search
  • Exporting resultsSaving searches/creating email alerts
Feb
23
Wed
Finding the Evidence: Searching EBSCOhost CINAHL @ Virtual
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Due to social distancing, all training is now delivered online using Zoom/MS Teams.The library also offers a number of virtual one-to-one or small group training sessions. To book your place on a course contact the Library.

This session will equip learners with the skills to formulate an effective database search strategy and to search for evidence using the EBSCOhost CINAHL database. The training is delivered using a mix of facilitator presentation and live search demonstrations.

This session covers the following:

  • Formulating your search question using PICO
  • Searching CINAHL using keywords and subject headings
  • Applying limits to a search
  • Exporting results
  • Saving searches/creating email alerts

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