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Nursing: Evidence-Informed Practice Search Module- Intermediate

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Module 3: Intermediate searching using subject headings (Step 2 B)

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- SUBJECT HEADINGS (24:06 mins)

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 subject headings.

 

Video 2: Refining your search in TRIP database (1:05 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching this video will show you how to search  TRIP database to find practice guidelines.

 

Videos 3-4: Searching Ovid Medline using SUBJECT HEADINGS (7:47 mins + 6:46 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching these 2 videos will show you how to search Ovid Medline

Voir aussi: MEDLINE : Information de base (Guide - aide à la recherche) et l'outil HonSelect pour traduire les termes MeSH et voir leur définition.

 

Video 5-7: Searching Cinahl using SUBJECT HEADINGS (5:44 mins + 5:53 mins + 4:55 mins)

Key learning outcomes: watching these 3 videos will show you how to search Cinahl

Voir aussi: Effectuer une recherche par sujet dans CINAHL (video 5:09 mins)

 

Important: you must watch all videos in order to complete the Search-Intermediate 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. This level is highlighted. 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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