Annual Training Programme

Annual Training Programme

Please click on the links below to explore what is on offer and to book your place this year.

Dynamed Plus SuperUser Training - On Demand

Dynamed Plus (Point of Care Tool) – Super User Training

On Demand  - just give us a call to arrange  a date and time.

DynaMed Plus (point of care tool) is an evidence-based information resource used by medical staff around the world to answer clinical questions quickly and easily (similar to UptoDate).

You are invited to attend training with the purpose of:

  • Learning the key features
  • Get the best from the tool

For more information, please see the summary of the key features

Login with your East and North Herts NHS Athens account now.

For further information please contact the library staff:

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e-mail: librarylister.enh-tr@nhs.net

Critical Appraisal - Day 1 of a 2 Day Workshop - Run Annually

This introduction to Critical Appraisal, with John Blenkinsopp is for all staff who need to learn how to appraise primary research.

Course Tutor

Clinical Effectiveness Advisor and Deputy Clinical Effectiveness Manager at North Tees and Hartlepoole NHS Foundation Trust, John has been teaching Critical Appraisal for 15 years, originally as a tutor at the residential courses run by Durham University and also for the BMA since 2002.

He used to be a business researcher for the Financial Times and the BBC before moving into academic librarianship where he started using his business information skills within healthcare.  His work has been published extensively and include writing a new critical appraisal course for BNF editors and a number of NHS Trusts.

The course

No preparation is needed for this course but participants may like to have a look at Trisha Greenhalgh's 'How to Read a Paper' if they need some bacground before the day.  Copies of this book are available for loan in the Library.

How to Apply

Places are limited and free of charge.  However, a charge of £100 will be made if you fail to attend on the day or cancel without providing 48 hours notice. 

Please contact the library for the dates of the next course.

 

 

 

 

Critical Appraisal - Day 2 of a 2 Day Workshop - Run Annually

This advanced Critical Appraisal workshop, with John Blenkinsopp is for all staff who need to learn how to appraise primary research.

Course Tutor

John is a Clinical Effectiveness Advisor and Deputy Clinical Effectiveness Manager at North Tees and Hartlepoole NHS Foundation Trust.

He has been teaching Critical Appraisal for 15 years, originally as a tutor at the residential courses run by Durham University and also for the BMA since 2002.

He used to be a business researcher for the Financial Times and the BBC before moving into academic librarianship where he started using his business information skills within healthcare.  His work has been published extensively and include writing a new critical appraisal course for BNF editors and a number of NHS Trusts.

The course

No preparation is needed for this course but participants may like to have a look at Trisha Greenhalgh's 'How to Read a Paper' if they need some bacground before the day.  Copies of this book are available for loan in the Library.

How to Apply

Places are limited and free of charge.  However, a charge of £100 will be made if you fail to attend on the day or cancel without providing 48 hours notice. 

Please contact the library for the dates of the next course.

 

How to Write a Scientific Paper and Get it Published - Run Annually

The course tutor, Olivia Timbs, has written about medicine and health for The Times, The Observer and The Independent and she has edited many medical and health publications - most recently she was editor of The Pharmaceutical Journal. She has been delivering training for the past two years and has a number of clients -  Guardian Masterclasses, Cardiff University, the Wales Blood Service and the Greater London Authority among others.  See www.timbscomms.com for further details.

Please contact the library for the dates of the next course.

Effective Writing and Communication - Run Annually

The course tutor, Olivia Timbs, has written about medicine and health for The Times, The Observer and The Independent and she has edited many medical and health publications - most recently she was editor of The Pharmaceutical Journal. She has been delivering training for the past two years and has a number of clients -  Guardian Masterclasses, Cardiff University, the Wales Blood Service and the Greater London Authority among others.  See www.timbscomms.com for further details.

Please contact the library for the dates of the next course.

e-Learning Drop-In Sessions every Wednesday at Lister

The library is running ESR e-learning drop in sessions every Wednesday from 9am - 4pm.  These are not taught sessions but offer a quiet place in which to do your e-learning with staff on hand to support you if you run into difficulties.

If you're need to do some e-learning away from work or if you are experiencing problems with your smart card or enrolling onto a course, why not drop in on Wednesdays and our friendly staff will do their best to assist you.

If Wednesdays aren't convenient, just give us a call or e-mail us to arrange an alternative day.

x5520

librarylister.enh-tr@nhs.net

Information Skills Training - on request

Need to search for journal articles on a particular topic?  Need to search more effectively?  Want to know more about the electronic resources available to you from the library?

Call us to arrange a one-to-one or small group session.  You can come to us or we can come to you.

Can't find what you need - just contact us and we'll do our best to help you.

x5520

librarylister.enh-tr@nhs.net

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