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EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE

 

LIBRARY CARD AND NETWORK ACCOUNT

Library Card Application  You need a library card to access databases from home, checkout laptops, use textbooks on reserve

Network Account  You need a network account to use Cabrillo computers or Wi-Fi on campus

 

FINDING EVIDENCE: RESEARCH & APA CITATION

What is Evidence-Based Practice?

 

 Comparing Evidence:  look for information on parent views of immunization from the following sources:

  • Google
  • MedlinePlus
  • SuperSearch
  • CINHAL:  Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature
  • Book Catalog

Who has the best evidence?  

Using CINHAL   Advanced search features

Using Citations to find more information

APA Citation & Formatting

 

FINDING EVIDENCE: RESEARCH & APA CITATION

What is Evidence Based Practice?  

Comparing Evidence  look for information on parent views of immunication from the following sources:

  • Google
  • MedlinePlus
  • SuperSearch
  • CINHAL ( Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature):  systematic review, practice guidelines
  • Book Catalog

Who has the best evidence (provide criteria)?  

What source would you use for a research paper?  A report?  For a patient who has questions?

Using CINHAL

BREAK:  librarians, study rooms, computers, printing

Using Citations to find more information

"Latino Parents' Perceptions of the HPV Vaccine for Sons and Daughters":   references, cited by and related articles in Google Scholar, Interlibrary Loan

APA Citation

  • cite an article, a website
  • paper formatting
 

N44 Psychosocial Written Assignment

1.  Write down 5-10 keywords related to the psychosocial issue or psychiatric disorder you are researching

2.  Search for articles in SuperSearch:  Allied Health.  Send yourself at least 4 articles.  2 must be from scholarly journals 

3.  Identify your best source.  Cite at least one quote or fact from this source using APA citation

4.  Create your reference list using APA citation

To get started, please open the "Library Assignment" document below.

 

N24 Theory Paper

1.  Write down 10 keywords related to the patient, physiologic adaptation, and health learning need you are researching

2.  Search MedlinePlus for websites

3.  Search for websites using Advanced Google Search

4.  Select your best website.  Use the checklist below to explain why you believe this is a quality, relevant website.

5.  Create your APA reference list

To get started, please open the "Library Assignment" document below.

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