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Library Training Modules

Library instruction series to improve evidence-based practice and research skills among students, faculty and staff of ATSU

Module Description

In this self-paced, asynchronous module, participants will learn how to transform a clinical research question into the PICO format and how to combine PICO terms with Booleans to perform an Advanced medical database search for evidence.

No prior research experience is required.  

For more information, check out the LibGuides linked below.

Please Ask A Librarian for any questions or additional assistance. 

Module Objectives

Participants in the Research Question Development & Advanced Search Training Module will: 

1. Identify the components of a well formed clinical research question (PICO format). 

2. Combine the PICO terms, Booleans and Synonyms to perform an advanced search within a medical database.

Library Training Module: Research Question Development & Advanced Search

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