UHNM staff

For the latest information about training courses and dates, send a request to library.healthlibrarytrainers@keele.ac.uk to join our email bulletin.

Bite-sized courses offer a 30 minute introduction or refresher for a topic:

CourseDate

How to find the full-text of a journal article

Wednesday 6 May 2020 15:30-16:00

 

Monday 18 May 2020 12:00-12:30

 

Thursday 4 June 2020 15:30-16:00

 

Thursday 11 June 2020 16:00-16:30

All courses are held within the Health Library (library IT training room GF45b) in the Clinical Education Centre. Sessions are open to NHS staff and students on placement. Find out how to get here.

HEALTH LIBRARY INDUCTION

Introduction to facilities, services and resources; can be tailored to your department or professional team. Arrange with a member of the training team.

10 MINUTE PRESENTATION

We'll visit you at work to deliver a bite-size bit of information about the Health Library, our resources and how you can access them. Arrange with a member of the training team.

MEDLINE LITERATURE SEARCHING

Introduction to the principles of literature searching using primary healthcare databases such as Medline

DateTime

Thursday 9 April 2020

15:30-17:30

Wednesday 22 April 2020

14:00-16:00

Wednesday 13 May 2020

9:00-11:00

Thursday 4 June 2020

13:00-15:00

Monday 15 June 2020

10:00-12:00

Monday 22 June 2020

11:00-13:00

Tuesday 30 June 2020

15:00-17:00

 

POINT OF CARE TOOLS

Learn about BMJ Best Practice and Dynamed for up-to-date, accessible summaries of evidence available

DateTime

Friday 3 April 2020

11:00-12:00

Monday 20 April 2020

13:00-14:00

Thursday 28 May 2020

15:30-16:30

Wednesday 10 June 2020

15:00-16:00

Thursday 25 June 2020

15:30-16:30


COCHRANE LIBRARY

How to search the databases of the Cochrane Library, for systematic reviews, as well as other reliable evidence-based resources (TRIP, Clinical Key)

DateTime

Monday 6 April 2020

10:00-11:00

Friday 24 April 2020

12:00-13:00

Thursday 21 May 2020

12:00-13:00

Wednesday 24 June 2020

9:00-10:00

 

CRITICAL APPRAISAL FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

An introduction to critical appraisal, providing you with the basic skills for assessing the quality of the article you are reading

DateTime

Wednesday 8 April 2020

10:00-11:30

Wednesday 15 April 2020

10:00-11:30

Tuesday 5 May 2020

15:00-16:30

Monday 11 May 2020

15:30-17:00

Tuesday 16 June 2020

15:00-16:30

Friday 26 June 2020

13:00-14:30

CRITICAL APPRAISAL FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS: RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIALS

An introduction to critical appraisal to help you to develop the skills to assess the quality of an article; focusing on a randomised controlled trial (RCT)

DateTime

Thursday 2 April 2020

15:00-17:00

Thursday 16 April 2020

15:30-17:30

Monday 4 May 2020

14:00-16:00

Friday 19 June 2020

12:00-14:00

Be-spoke group or individual sessions at your workplace are available on request. You can also ask for be-spoke sessions to be delivered at the Health Library. The Health Library is able to book a training room, which includes 15 computers. Please contact the training team.

Book an individual session if you need specialist subject guidance, or if you cannot attend a session on a scheduled training course. Contact our training team to arrange a convenient time.

This is not held at the Health Library however, UHNM R&I hosts statistics drop-in clinics (for County and Royal Stoke researchers), in collaboration with the Health Services Research Unit, Keele University. Please contact academic.research@uhnm.nhs.uk for more information.