Using the internet effectively to support evidence based health pracitce
Are you missing key evidence to support practice?
Would you like to feel confident in finding the appropriate evidence?
This new study day provides skills development in using the internet to support evidence based practice in Allied Health Professionals.
Course Leader: Hannah Spring and Jill Wickham
Length of course: One day study day
Level and Credit: Study Day
(NB It is possible to gain credits (up to 30 credits at Level 3) towards further study by taking the Post Registration Practice Module alongside any study day.
The study day will cover common problems and barriers experienced by health professionals in using the internet to locate evidence and how to overcome them, introduce a wide range of information and evdience resources, how to access, search and use them, and how to avoid the pitfalls of common search engines such as Google to make your searches more effective.
How will it benefit my work?
This study day will help to improve the information skills of the attendees which it is anticipated will lead to better use of evidence for the purposes of evidence based health service delivery.
Who should attend?
Allied Health Professionals
What will I learn?
- An awareness of high quality information and evidence sources that are relevant to evdience based practice.
- The skills to carry out effective searches for evdience.
- The skills to use web based technologies appropriate for keeping up to date with new evdience.
- Have an understanding of web based information quality and its relationship with evdience based practice.
Course leader biography:
Hannah Spring is a Senior Lecturer at York St John University. Prior to this she held a variety of posts in the Department of Health and NHS settings. By background Hannah is a clinical librarian and her most recent post before coming to York was as a Knowledge Manager at Airedale NHS Trust.
At York St John Hannah teaches across a broad range of health related undergraduate and postgraduate modules. She specifically takes the lead on information literacy issues for evdience based health practice, teaches research methods and supports research capacity development within the Faculty advising and leading on systematic reviews and other research projects.
Jill Wickham - during her time at York St John University Jill has successfully engaged with a variety of projects and innovations; she has reflected on each role and developed transferable skills to enhance total delivery. External partnerships have included a 2 year half time with the Open University writing a Foundation Degree for Assistant Practitioners and a long term contract with a National Publisher to provide weekly continuing development material. In 2010 Jill worked collaboratively with partner organisations to develop a module to enhance 14-19 Diploma learner progression opportunities transition into University.
If you have any queries about this or any of our other dates please contact us.
www.yorksj.ac.uk/healthcpd | email firstname.lastname@example.org | 01904 876431
When & Where
Faculty of Health & Life Sciences CPD
This invitation comes from the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences at York St John University.