Training Sessions

Training is available to help you identify and appraise information to support your practice and professional development.

Unfortunately we are not running any group sessions at present.  We hope to resume courses later this year [updated 08/02/17].  If you would like to book a one-to-one session or arrange departmental training please contact us.

 

How to Do a Literature Review (Session length: 2 hours)

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a focused research question
  • Develop, record and document a search strategy
  • Write up search methods effectively
  • Learn where to go for further information and support

Evidence-based Information Resources (Session length: 2 hours)

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Plan a search strategy
  • Carry out a subject search effectively
  • Find and identify information which is evidence-based

Critical Appraisal: Quantitative Research (Session length: 2 hours)

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to carry out a critical appraisal
  • Identify the major features and terminology of quantitative research
  • Appraise a quantitative research paper using the appropriate checklist:  RCT appraisal tool.pdf [pdf] 59KB

Critical Appraisal: Qualitative Research (Session length: 2 hours)

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to carry out a critical appraisal
  • Identify the major features and terminology of qualitative research
  • Appraise a qualitative research paper using the appropriate checklist:  Qualitative Appraisal Tool.pdf [pdf] 60KB

Managing Your References with RefWorks

  • Drop into the libraries at Lewisham and QEH and find out how to import and organise your references and create a bibliography using online reference management software RefWorks.

How to do a Literature / Database Search

  • Book a one-to-one appointment with one of our experienced, professional trainers and learn how to do an effective search of the literature using healthcare databases on a topic of your choice.

Contact us for more information or to book a place

Lewisham site: LH.library@nhs.net or 0203 192 6454

Queen Elizabeth site: LG.QE-library@nhs.net or 0208 836 6742

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Contact Us

Queen Elizabeth Hospital site:

General Enquiries

Tel: 020 8836 6748
Fax: 020 8836 6744
Email: LG.qe-library@nhs.net

University Hospital Lewisham site:

General Enquiries

Tel: 020 3192 6454
Fax: 020 8333 3247
Email: LH.Library@nhs.net