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Nursing: Evidence-Informed Practice Search Module - Basic

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Module 2: Basic searching using keywords (Step 2 A)

Complete this module to learn how to plan a successful search in resources that can be searched using keywords. The module will take approx. 1 hour to complete, not including additional readings.

Video 1: Using the search strategy worksheet- KEYWORDS (22:37 mins) 2022 UPDATE

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will help you plan your search so that you can more effectively search for the information you need. You will also learn about keywords and Boolean operators (AND, OR) which you can use to combine your keywords.

Voir aussi : Combiner les mots-clé (vidéo 6:17 mins)

Video 2: Searching Medline via Pubmed using KEYWORDS (10:35 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search Medline via Pubmed using keywords.

Voir aussi : Pubmed: information de base (Page web crée par les bibliothèques de l'Université de Montréal) et Introduction à l'interface et recherche par mots-clés (video 6:39 mins)

Video 3: Searching Cinahl Basic using KEYWORDS (34:17 mins) NEW FALL 2022

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search Cinahl using the basic search interface.

Video 4: Searching UpToDate using KEYWORDS (2:02 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search UpToDate

Important: you must watch all four videos in order to complete the Search Basic Module.

Readings & Resources:

  • Practice Scenario;
  • Search Strategy Worksheet
More information:

Circle of seven arrows illustrating the 7-step Evidence Based Practice (EBP) model. The arrows form a circle around the image of three male human icons side by side and slightly overlapping. Black on a white ground. The first arrow at the top is pink and represents step 0: Cultivating curiosity. The second arrow towards the right is orange and represents step 1: Asking answerable questions.  The third arrow is yellow and represents step 2: Searching the evidence. This level is highlighted. The fourth arrow is greyed out and represents step 3: Appraising the evidence. The fifth arrow is greyed out and represents step 4: Integrating evidence into practice. The sixth arrow is greyed out and represents step 5: Evaluating practice change. The seventh and last arrow is greyed out and represents step 6: Disseminating results of evaluation.

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