Point of Care Tools: ACP SmartMedicine vs. Essential Evidence Plus vs. FirstConsult vs. UptoDate
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This course is part of the Des Moines University Library Nerdfest Series.
Des Moines University faculty and staff.
This class will introduce you to the key elements you and your students need to know to help you accomplish your clinical, research, and educational goals.
Designed for the busy clinician at the point of care, ACP Smart Medicine, UptoDate, FirstConsult, and Essential Evidence Plus are all helpful resources for the student and clinician alike. But how are these resources alike? How are they different? And where do they fit into the EBM universe?
By the end of class participants will be able to independently explain key concepts and/or perform the following skills as indicated by the observation of the instructor and student’s self‐assessment:
- Identify four point of care tools provided by the DMU library: ACP Smart Medicine, UptoDate, FirstConsult, and Essential Evidence Plus.
- Practice utilizing resources such as compare coverage of key topics, compare search interfaces, and mobile access options in point of care scenarios.
- Summarize the evidence for these resources serving as evidence-based practice resources.
- Identify how to locate further information about access to library resources at: http://lib.dmu.edu/db/clinicalkey/firstconsult; http://lib.dmu.edu/db/uptodate; http://lib.dmu.edu/db/statref; and http://lib.dmu.edu/db/eep.
Rebecca Hines, MLIS
Education Librarian, Des Moines University
Ms. Hines indicated she has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
ACRL Information Literacy
- Standard Two: The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently (5)
Osteopathic Core Competencies for Medical Students (2012)
- Evaluation of Health Sciences Literature (X.1)
National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Health Leadership Competency Model
- Information Seeking (L11.5)
MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS OF PHYSICAL THERAPIST GRADUATES AT ENTRY-LEVEL BOD G11-05-20-49 [Guideline]
- Evidence-Based Practice (2)
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants: Competencies for the Physician Assistant Profession
- Practice‐Based Learning and Improvement
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health: MPH Core Competency Model
- Communication and Informatics
Continuing Education Credit
- DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).
- Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Can't get enough Nerd?!
Library Appy Hour - 2 remaining Friday's in July from 2-3pm in SEC #281
- 1.00 AOA Category 1A
- 1.00 CPME
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)