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Topics in OB/GYN: Getting Started

This guide includes objectives, resources, and assignments for Topics in Obstetrics and Gynecology


Welcome to Topics in OB/GYN!

Over the next few weeks, we'll hone your search skills, become familiar with new databases, and create excellent presentations to practice the 10 minute teaching moment and learn about some of the 25 top topics!

This guide was designed to help you be successful with course assignments and your case presentation. Reference it often to review objectives, resources and assignments.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, students will:

  • effectively and efficiently search evidence-based information to help answer clinical questions
  • appraise evidence-based resources for use in clinical and research scenarios
  • teach an evidence-based approach to an assigned clinical case

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Course Overview

Brief overview of weeks 1-5 (see Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3 tabs for additional materials and information)

Week 1:  PubMed searching

Week 2:  Evidence-based resources and website evaluation

Week 3:  Using PowerPoint to effectively present information

Week 4:  Professor's Rounds presentations

Week 5:  Professor's Rounds presentations (continued)

Finding Full Text

Looking for the full text of an article you've found? 

Use the Citation Linker tool on the Library's homepage to see if we have access to it. This video shows you how!

If the Library doesn't have access to the full text of the article you're looking for, you can request an interlibrary loan. This service is FREE for students and articles are usually available within 24 hours of being requested! Watch this video to learn how to request an interlibrary loan:

Facilitator's Goals

The faculty facilitator has three primary goals for the next five weeks. At the end of this course, students will:

1. Understand how to search more proficiently

2. Teach other students one of the top 25 topics in Ob/Gyn

3. Practice the 10-minute teaching moment, which can be used in both academic and clinical experiences

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