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Nutrition Care Manual & Evidence Analysis Library
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2760 966 8455 password: SDrkXUX?323 
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 1:00 to 2:00 eastern
Audience: Dieticians, Dietetic Interns and Nutrition & Food Service Staff
Description: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Nutrition Care Manual (NCM) is a diet and professional practice manual, featuring evidence-based nutrition care information for 100+ diseases, conditions, and topics. Included are patient education handouts, meal plans and calculators. Use the NCM along with the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL), which contains research on nutrition, nutrients, and foods used to promote health throughout the human life cycle, including evidence-based nutrition guidelines to treat diseases and conditions. 
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PsychiatryOnline & DSM-5-TR
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2763 382 0303 password: huKma83n3z? 
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 1:00 to 1:50 eastern
Audience: Mental Health Staff
Description: PsychiatryOnline is a web-based research portal from the American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. providing online access to the DSM® Library, including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - DSM-5-TR, and the American Journal of Psychiatry, among additional resources for mental health practitioners.
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Sanford Guide Web Edition
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2760 024 5518 password: WSfAAPs$863 
Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 from 1:00 to 1:50 eastern
Audience: Clinical Staff
Description: The Sanford Guide Web Edition provides focused, evidence-based treatment recommendations for bacterial, fungal, mycobacterial, parasitic, and viral infections with comprehensive anti-infective drug information, immunization recommendations, prophylactic antimicrobial therapy, and comparative tabular data.
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STATdx (rescheduled from January)
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2764 381 0491 password: uNbCnYv@783 
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 2:00 to 2:50 eastern
Audience: Radiology Staff
Description: STATdx is a point-of-care diagnostic decision support system for radiologists. It provides evidence-based decision support to help radiologists check diagnoses and analyze complex or unusual cases.
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AORN Tools
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2823 361 2182 password: smFh5Hys48$ 
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 1:00 to 1:50 eastern
Audience: Operative Care Nurses and associated staff
Description: The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) tools that are available VA-wide include the AORN Accreditation Assistance for Joint Commission Standards, and the AORN eGuidelines. This webinar will cover these tools, which provide access to guidance on Ambulatory, Critical Access, Hospital, and Sterile Processing standards, as well as other integrated resources to help facilities and individuals more effectively implement evidence-based patient care in the operative care setting.
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ClinicalKey for Nursing
Join Webex meeting Meeting number: 2821 520 3002 password: 9PxnSTf2g8? 
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 from 2:00 to 2:50 eastern
Audience: Nurses
Description: ClinicalKey for Nursing offers a wide variety of full-text books, journals, evidence-based nursing monographs, lab values, nursing scales, images, clinical practice guidelines, and care planning tools.
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