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Training & Tutorials

One-to-One or Small Group Training

The library and information service provides free specialist information skills training for all UHBristol staff and students. Our one-to-one or small groups training provides hands on experience in information searching and critical appraisal. We also provide regular drop in clinics, or alternatively you can just stop us in the library or on the ward for a more informal chat. Please contact Library@UHBristol.nhs.uk to find out the latest drop in clinic dates or to arrange a session for yourself or a group of colleagues. See below for a list of available sessions:

Literature Searching

An in-depth guide on how to search the evidence base. Useful for anybody who wants to find the best and quickest way to source articles.

Click here for the Literature Searching training slides

How to Understand an Article (Critical Appraisal)

How to assess the strengths and weaknesses of published articles. Examining bias and validity.

Click here for the How to Understand an Article training slides

Medical Statistics for Beginners

A basic introduction to the key statistics  in medical articles. Giving an overview of stats that compare risk, test confidence, analyse clinical investigations, and test difference.

Click here for the Medical Statistics training slides

Reflective Writing for Nurse Revalidation

A hands-on session covering the essentials of reflective writing, with the opportunity to appraise examples (these can be your own) and to put the theory into practice by constructing your own reflective piece.

Click here for the Reflective Writing training slides

 

Lunchtime Drop-in Sessions 2016

July-December 2016 schedule

The days and timings of these sessions vary to give you the best possible opportunity to attend. All sessions are one hour long. Email Library@uhbristol.nhs.uk to book a place. If none of the times are suitable for you please contact us and we'll do our best to fit in a one-to-one or small group session around your work pattern.