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UBC CPD FAST EVIDENCE Finding Answers: Systematic, Timely, Evidence-Based

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Fri, 2019-11-22 08:30 - 12:30
Simon Fraser University Computer Lab 1350
515 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3

FAST EVIDENCE is a half-day, interactive course that teaches physicians how to conduct effective internet searches in order to find credible and evidence-based medical information from a variety of databases and other credible online sources. Designed for a small group of up to 12 learners, the course is facilitated by two CPSBC Librarians who provide learners with hands-on learning support in a computer lab setting. To support ongoing learning and application, this program incorporates post-program activities, including check-in and coaching sessions following the live workshop.


Key Speakers:

Karen MacDonell, PhD, Director, Library Services, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC Niki Baumann, MLIS, Librarian, College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC


Skills Gained:

  1. Conduct efficient and refined literature searches
  2. Apply search tools to find reliable health information and evidence-based medical literature (e.g. MEDLINE, point of care tools, ebooks, and multimedia)
  3. Obtain the full-text of journal articles through electronic resources or document delivery
  4. Find authoritative patient and drug information



$340 (add $10 fax/phone/mail registration) This includes all course materials, half-day workshop and half-hour coaching call (approx. 6-weeks post-workshop).




Contact: Hadas Haft (