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Accreditation

How do our services and resources support accreditation?


 

NT HEALTH POLICIES & GUIDELINES - We support patient safety

Search the Policy and Guidelines Centre (PGC) for clinical / non-clinical guidelines, policies and procedures. Access is available via the desktop of all NT Health PCs or through the library website.

eLIBRARY - We support clinical decision making

The very latest evidence-based resources are available 24/7 via the eLibrary to support clinical decision making, research and education including: 

  • UpToDate
  • ClinicalKey
  • Australian Medicines Handbook
  • Australian Injectable Drugs Handbook
  • Therapeutic Guidelines

ABORIGINAL HEALTH COLLECTION & SUBJECT GUIDE - We support health advocacy

The Library ensures that various types of research and other information are readily accessible to staff working and studying in the area of Indigenous health. This collection supports the health advocacy of  professionals working in the Northern Territory:

  • To consider and allow for the impact of social, economic, political, cultural differences and spirituality, on patient health and illness in the Northern Territory.
  • The potential impact of cultural differences in the acceptance of treatment for common conditions and work within those parameters.

We provide access to the best, up-to-date research in order to support the translation of knowledge into policy and practice. Resources range from the latest journal articles, to CommDoc: Community Consultation Language App which assists health professionals to communicate with their patients.

CLINICAL LIBRARIAN - We support the development of clinical expertise

Our Clinical Librarians are specialist librarians who conduct research and training for clinical staff.

eLEARNING LIBRARIAN - We support teaching

The eLearning Librarian is a specialist librarian who provides support to trainers and educators, such as providing research articles that educators can use and include in their Education Packages. 

RESEARCH SUPPORT - We support scholarship

  • Literature Searches

Support for staff requiring help with finding relevant information for work related purposes.

Support for staff developing clinical / non-clinical guidelines, policies and procedures.

  • Evidence Based Practice

Clinical Librarians support evidence based practice (EBP).  We also provide Evidence-Based Practice sessions that allow staff to maintain their critical appraisal skills, to formulate clinical questions for research purposes, and provide journal club support.

  • Literature Review Writing

We can help you with selecting a topic, searching and analysing the literature, refining your search and writing the review. See also our help guide on Literature Review Writing.

  • Systematic Literature Review Writing

The Library also provides support on developing search strategies for those health professionals undertaking a Systematic Literature Review.

Learn how to develop good search strategies that clearly identify the scope of your research before you begin and keep in mind the quality and relevance of the research as you proceed.

  • Training and Orientation

Training on the effective use of library resources can be delivered in the library, workplace or remotely via the web.

  • Research Consultation 

If you would like help with doing your own research database searching for work or study purposes you can Book a Librarian.  We can help you through the search process.

Accreditation

This information is available in a printable brochure through the link below: