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ClinicalKey for Nursing
Join Adobe Connect meeting VANTS phone line: 1-800-767-1750 code: 04928#
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:00 eastern
Audience: Nursing Staff
Description: ClinicalKey for Nursing offers drug information, patient education, professional journals, reference ebooks, current news, clinical practice, evidence-based content and care planning tools.
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Health Business Elite and Health Policy Reference Center
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Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:00 eastern
Audience: Administrators
Description: Health Business Elite provides comprehensive full-text journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. Health Policy Reference Center is a full-text research database providing full-text publications and journal articles covering all aspects of health policy.
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ClinicalKey
Join Adobe Connect meeting VANTS phone line: 1-800-767-1750 code: 04928#
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:00 eastern
Audience: Clinical Staff
Description: ClinicalKey is a clinical medicine search engine of Elsevier-published full-text ebooks, journals, guidelines and multimedia. ClinicalKey incorporates content from FirstConsult. ClinicalKey incorporates content from FirstConsult and ProceduresConsult. Users of ClinicalKey are given full-text access to over 600 of Elsevier's journals, 1,000 books, and 9,000 medical and procedural videos. A selection of filtering tools are available, including by journal or textbook, clinical guidelines or clinical trials, First Consult reviews, images, or the US National Institute of Health's MEDLINE database (of journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature). Users can also export citations, images and copyright information into PowerPoint presentations.
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Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Database
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Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 1:00 to 1:45 eastern
Audience: Nursing Staff
Description: Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), one of the world’s leading evidence-based practice (EBP) organizations, helps healthcare professionals and institutions strive to provide the highest quality care to their patients based on the latest evidence from research, healthcare professional expertise, and patient preference. An overview will be provided of content and tools that will help to implement evidence-based practice systematic reviews, recommended practices, evidence summaries, and more.
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Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination
Join Adobe Connect meeting VANTS phone line: 1-800-767-1750 code: 04928#
Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020 from 2:00 to 2:30 eastern
Audience: Nursing, Allied Health, Students
Description: This is a collection of physical assessment videos that present a “patient-first” approach to the physical exam featuring a range of diverse patient profiles. These videos are designed to help prepare students for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) by testing their clinical reasoning skills covering typical/common complaints.
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Ovid Clinical EDGE
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Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 eastern
Audience: Clinical Staff
Description: Ovid Clinical EDGE (formerly OVID MD) is designed specifically for clinicians and provides instant access to a vast amount of bibliographic full-text content via an intuitive, easy-to-use biomedical search and delivery platform that delivers precise, integrated search results so you find what you’re looking for quickly. Earn CME by simply researching a clinical topic. Access UpToDate and Ovid content together.
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Ovid MEDLINE
Join Adobe Connect meeting VANTS phone line: 1-800-767-1750 code: 04928#
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:00 eastern
Audience: Clinical Staff
Description: OVID Medline covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. This course will highlight the unique structure of this database (including MeSH and the Tree) and includes a detailed review of specific limits, fields and search tips for this resource.
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