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Nursing: Evidence-Informed Practice Ask Module

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Module 1: Ask an answerable question (Step 1)

Complete this module to learn how to ask questions more clearly to improve your search results. The module will take approx. 30 mins to complete, not including additional readings.

Video 1: Background versus foreground questions (18:29 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will help you understand where to look for answers and how to recognize the best information to answer your questions.

Video 2: Asking answerable questions (14:08 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will help you ask questions more clearly so you can find the information you need.

Voir aussi : Définir son sujet de recherche (vidéo 5:46 mins)

Important: you must watch both videos in order to complete the Ask Module.

Readings & Resources:

  • Practice Scenario;
  • Interactive question formulation concept map;
  • Types of research studies;
  • Certificate of library workshop attendance
More information:


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