Performing and Making Sense of a Literature Search #271

 

SUN, 30 OCT // 1:30 – 5:30 PM

Primary Content Focus:  Other (Research Literature Search and Methods Overview)

The course is open to any interested physicians, therapists, nurses, or other healthcare professionals who seek to enhance their literature searching skills. Participants will define searchable topic terms related to a clinical research question, demonstrate the ability to find published articles from peer-reviewed journals relevant to that specific clinical research question in PubMed, and describe research methods that are key to quality evidence-based literature.  The instructors will provide hands-on demonstration time for participates to apply what has been discussed in the course.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Define searchable topic terms related to a clinical research question
  2. Demonstrate the ability to find published articles from peer-reviewed journals relevant to that specific clinical research question in PubMed
  3. Describe research methods that are key to quality evidence-based literature

KEY WORDS

  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Methods
  • Rehabilitation Research

FACULTY

Ms. Christine Willis, MLIS
Director of Knowledge Management & Learning Resources, Shepherd Center

Christine Willis is the Director of Knowledge Management & Learning Resources at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA where she oversees the Noble Learning Resource Center.  Christine obtained her MLIS from Kent State University and has earned a Certificate of Advance Study in Health Sciences Librarianship from the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include library services for people with disabilities, furthering research in clinical practice, and outreach services.

Dr. Mark Sweatman
Data Analyst, Shepherd Center

Dr. Sweatman is a skilled professor, researcher, and data analyst with four years of experience teaching sociological and methodological topics at the undergraduate level and over twelve years of experience collecting, managing, and analyzing data, and disseminating results in disciplines ranging from Sociology and Gerontology to health, illness, and disability. He has over five years of experience managing large grant-funded research projects. He is well versed in developing metrics for data collection and conducting multiple types of quantitative and qualitative analyses. Dr. Sweatman trained in community-based field research, including participant observation, quantitative  surveying, and qualitative open-ended interviewing. My quantitative analysis experience ranges from descriptive statistics to advanced growth curve analysis. My qualitative analysis experience includes ethnography and Grounded Theory.

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