Many of us are doing wonderful work in expanding our presence in the hospital, medical schools and communities. During the second paper session on Wednesday, October 29, Moonlight E there were a number of idea generating papers presented. I am presenting my notes on three.
Medical Students Making an Evidence-Based Impact - Emily Brenanan - MUSC
- Evidence Based Practice Center is a collaboration between the Library and Quality Improvement Dept in the Hopsital
- To make EBP more relevant to the students a 12 week interprofessional EBP course was motified for a semester long course for medical students
- 10 clinical topics choosen based on current hospital needs
- 2-6 PICO questions available per clinical topic
- Clinical scenarios are developed based on the clinical areas of need and assigned to small groups of students.
- Student groups create the PICO, do the search of the litearture, appraise findings and present to the hospital quality improvement.
- Librarian oversees all aspects to ensure quality work, by meeting with student groups, monitoring RefWorks account, etc.
- Finished projects will be turned into order sets in the Electronic Health Record
Curriculum 2.0 Redesign: A Library's Participatory Approach to Evidence Integration - Megan Clancy - Vanderbilt
- Librarians involved in two weeks of new curriculum, began this Fall 2014
- Spend time teaching about indexing and controlled vocabulary to help students understand how PubMed searches differently then Google and what they will receive as results.
- Using JAMA Evidence as base for teaching Evidence-Based Medicine
Construsting a Role on a College of Medicine's Rural Clinical Rotation - Rick Wallace -
- Required community rotation for medical students
- Librarians visit every six weeks to review statistics data, etc
- One hour evidence training class
- Students are required to participate in health fairs
- Library became involved in health fairs to help distribute information
- Information grant received to support clinic in the area