Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians (EBCP at Dartmouth)

From Connie Schardt:

Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for
Medical Librarians <http://www.dartmouth.edu/~biomed/institute2009/>

When: Monday, August 3rd, 5:00pm – Thursday, August 6th, noon
Where: Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (an easy two-hour drive
from Boston and many other New England locations; easy access from airports
throughout New England).

PLEASE NOTE: THE ALL-INCLUSIVE FEE HAS BEEN REDUCED TO $700 THANKS TO A GENEROUS GRANT FROM THE NNLM-NEW ENGLAND REGION. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THEIR SUPPORT IN THESE TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES

What: This is an intensive, introductory, 2.5 day course designed for
medical librarians by medical librarians. Through large group interactive
lectures, small group discussion, and hands-on, case-based learning, you’ll
acquire skills needed to support and teach evidence-based clinical practice
(EBCP). 20 MLA CE credits pending.

Who: The Institute is for medical librarians who want to learn
evidence-based medicine concepts in order to comfortably support and teach
EBCP at their institutions. Attendance will be limited to 32 participants
to maximize individual learning.

Why: After completing this Institute, students will be able to:
* Identify and explain the concepts, issues and process of evidence-based
clinical practice.
* Recognize study designs and understand their strengths and limitations.
* Create well-built, answerable clinical questions.
* Use the clinical questions to find the best evidence in the literature
about the diagnosis and treatment of disorders.
* Identify and explain the criteria for judging the internal validity of
randomized controlled trials (RCTs), systematic reviews, and diagnostic
studies.
* Identify roles that librarians can undertake in providing EBCP training
and support to health care professionals.

Course Directors:
Connie Schardt, Duke University
Karen Odato, Dartmouth College
Additional Faculty:
Pamela Bagley, Dartmouth College
Janene Batten, Yale University
Heather Blunt, Dartmouth College
Jan Glover, Yale University
Jeff Mason, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, Canada
Angela Myatt, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

How much:
$700 – ALL INCLUSIVE! (fee includes tuition, housing [Monday-Wednesday
nights], and all meals [Monday dinner – Thursday lunch])

Registration opens:
Monday, March 30, 2009, 12 Noon EDT
<http://www.dartmouth.edu/~biomed/institute2009/>
Please register promptly to avoid disappointment; last year’s Institute
filled within the first 15 minutes. Enrollment is capped at 32
participants.

For more information:
<http://www.dartmouth.edu/~biomed/institute2009/>
or contact Erin Branch (erin.branch@dartmouth.edu or 603-650-1661)

Please note:
Attachment can be posted or forwarded.
(See attached file: 2009 save-the-date.doc)

Connie

Connie Schardt
Medical Center Library
Duke University
DUMC Box 3702
204 Seeley Mudd Bldg
Durham, NC 27710
919-660-1124 (voice)

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