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Nursing Orientation

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.