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Lunch & Learn: Beyond Google – Searching for the Evidence - 22nd Nov


Bedfordshire Health Libraries

COMET Room 1

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Beyond Google – Searching for the Evidence
Session duration: 1 hour 
Learn about ‘Levels of Evidence’, high quality evidence such as systematic reviews and the concept of ‘Best Evidence’. Practice searching through online resources to quickly identify high quality resources, including guidelines and evidence summaries usable both in personal research and clinical work. You will be provided with an iPad or laptop for the duration of the training however if you feel more comfortable with your own device you are welcome to bring it. 

1. Understand the concept of 'evidence-based practice'
2. Become familiar with the evidence pyramid & the different types of evidence
3. Learn to formulate useful research questions
4. Practice using NHS Evidence and BMJ Best Practice

This skills session is restricted to the following Organisations : Bedford Borough Council Public Health, Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group, Keech Hospice Care, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Luton Borough Council Public Health.

This skills session is restricted to the following departments at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust: Accident & Emergency, Anaesthetics, Audiology, Bedfordshire Integrated Community Diabetes Service, Bedfordshire Integrated COPD Service, Bereavement Service, Cardiology, Chaplaincy Services, Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Colorectal Nursing Service, Dermatology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Elderly Care and Dementia, Endoscopy, Finance, Gastroenterology, Gynaecology, Hepatology, Human Resources, Maternity, Neurology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Health, Operating Theatres, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial, Orthotics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Plastic Surgery, Research and Development, Speech and Language Therapy, Three counties laser and skin clinic, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Urology, X-Ray and Medical Imaging.
This skills session has no job role restrictions