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Effective Literature Searching for Clinical Practice

Streamline your searching practice! We will:

  • Review the basic tenets of EBP and how database searching fits into the bigger picture of Knowledge Translation;
  • Take apart your clinical questions and construct search strategies that retrieve relevant and current results;
  • Practice navigating the CW Library website and learn how to access and request full-text articles.

Register on the LearningHub.

C+W KT Design Collaborative

is a cohort-based learning curriculum that provides point of care clinicians, educators, quality and safety leaders, practice leaders and other change champions at CW the opportunity to:

  • Select a gap between knowledge and action they they wish to address as their change/KT initiative

  • Apply evidence-informed KT principles and tools to develop a targeted plan for change

  • Learn together and build on their toolkits for supporting change

Learn more and apply here!

Passwords for offsite use of resources

Working offsite and need to access library resources? If you are not using Citrix, you will need the usernames and passwords to use library databases and ejournals. If you log onto the network using Citrix or remote desktop, you will not need the passwords. For information on how to get the updated information, visit the Offsite Access to Resources page.

Try this series of Evidence-Based Practice learning modules to refresh your skills in gathering evidence for practice:

  1. Introduction
  2. Ask the question
  3. Acquire the evidence
  4. Appraise, Apply and Assess the evidence

This series of online modules is provided by the Clinical Information Access Portal (CIAP) in NSW Australia.

SHOP is the central access point for BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre Electronic Policies, Order Sets, Procedures and Standards. 

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The Joanna Briggs Institute creates evidence syntheses to support implementation of research into practice through:

  • Evidence Summaries
  • Recommended Practices
  • Best Practice Information Sheets
  • Systematic Reviews 

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Contact Us

The Study & Learning Commons  (4th floor SHY) is open. Access to the space 24/7 with PHSA ID card. More information on the POD page  

Librarian services are available; please email for assistance. 

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F4, Shaughnessy Building
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

PHSA LogoBC Children's & BC Women's are programs of British Columbia's Provincial Health Services Authority. Library & Knowledge Services are provided through New Knowledge & Innovation (NKI) at BC Children's & BC Women's. NKI is here to provide you and your team with education and professional development resources to enable excellent patient care and to support your life-long learning.