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Training

Come along to one of our scheduled library training workshops, held in our Darwin and Alice Springs libraries. Workshops can also be booked for small groups or individuals and delivered in the library, at your workplace or online via your computer and phone linkup. Training content and schedule can be customised to your needs.

The 2017 training schedule includes:

Back to Basics Guideline Writers  
Evidence-Based Practice Health Statistics  
Finding Images & Multimedia PubMed  
Finding Research for Postgraduate Study Videoconferencing & Collaboration Tools  
Going Mobile    

Back to Basics

Whether you’re a new staff member or just want to brush up on the basics, you’re invited to attend one of our upcoming workshops designed to help you get the most out of the library’s services and resources

In this workshop you will find out how to:

  • Join the library
  • Search for books, ejournals, ebooks and journal articles
  • Borrow or request books and journal articles
  • Find the right database or point-of-care tool for your needs
  • Find a Subject Guide or HelpGuide

Session times

  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 1st February 2017, 1pm-2pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 10th February 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 10am - 11am
  • [Darwin] Friday, 28th April 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 1-2pm
  • [Darwin] Friday, 4th August 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday, 19th October 2017, 12-1pm

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Call 8922 8961 to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

Evidence Based Practice

This workshop is in 2 parts designed enhance your research literature skills in evidence-based practice with a strong focus on asking structured clinical questions, finding the best research literature and critical appraisal.

Part 1: Finding the Evidence

  • Formulating answerable questions using PICO
  • Developing effective search strategies
  • Understanding levels of evidence in the research literature
  • Search and find the best evidence in different resources

Session times

  • [Alice Springs] Monday 6th March 2017, 12:30-1:30 pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 16th March 2017, 12-1 pm
  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 30th August 2017, 1-2pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 15th September 2017, 12-1pm

Part 2: Critical Appraisal

  • what critical appraisal involves
  • the relationship between EBP and critical appraisal
  • common critical appraisal tools
  • appraising a research article example

Session times

  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 13th September 2017, 1-2pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 6th October 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Finding Images and Videos

This session is aimed at trainers, educators and any other staff who need to find and use images and videos for work purposes.

We will show you how to:

  • Find free-to-use images & videos within electronic library resources
  • Find free-to-use images & videos on the internet
  • How to use images & videos without breaching copyright

Session times

  • [Alice Springs] Friday 17th March 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 24th March 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 7th September 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Finding Research for Postgraduate Study

This class focuses on the EBSCO research databases - Medline and CINAHL, to find research information for assignments

Hands-on workshop

  • Search strategies using your keywords to find the best research articles
  • Using filters/limits to refine a search
  • Saving, printing and exporting your references to EndNote
  • Setting up your own account and creating email alerts to keep up to date

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 3rd February 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Alice Springs] Friday 10th February 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 9th August 2017, 1-2pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 11th August 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

 Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Going Mobile

Learn how to connect to our resources on your mobile device . Bring your iPhone, iPad or Android and we can show you how.

Resources available for mobile include:

  • UpToDate
  • MIMS
  • Micromedex
  • ClinicalKey and more

Session times:

  • [Darwin] Monday 30th January 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Alice Springs] Monday 30th January 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Alice Springs] Wednesday 15th February 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Tuesday 28th February 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 7th April 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 20th July 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Wednesday 30th August 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Monday 6th November 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Book a Librarian

Guideline Writers

This workshop is for health professionals involved in writing guidelines and that would like to know more about the PGC system, searching and appraising the literature.

Hands-on workshop

  • Using the PGC system for writing and editing your Guidelines
  • Templates and formatting
  • Clinical versus Administrative documents
  • Implementation of your Guideline
  • Getting help to find best research literature to use in your document
  • Referencing and filling in the Evidence Table

Session times

  • [Darwin] Tuesday 13th December 2016, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Wednesday 8th February 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Monday 13th March 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 4th May 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 1st June 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Tuesday 25th July 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 24th August 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Monday 18th September 2017, 12-1pm
  • [VC to Alice Springs] Wednesday September 20th 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 26th October 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 to register

Want a one-to-one session? Request support.

Health Statistics

An introductory workshop designed for health professionals who need help with finding health statistics for clinical work, research or study.

This class will cover:

  • Searching for health statistics in the ABS website
  • Navigating your search results - understanding the ABS tabbed product pages
  • Downloading ABS data cubes
  • Navigating the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) website
  • Subscribing to new releases

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 3rd March 2017, 12-1pm 
  • [Alice Springs] Thursday 20th April 2017, 12 -1pm
  • [Darwin] Friday 13th October 2017, 12-1pm

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

PubMed

A workshop designed for health professionals who need help with finding information for clinical work, research or study.

Hands-on workshop

  • Search strategies using the MeSH headings and filters
  • Setting limits to refine your search and find the fulltext articles
  • Setting up your own account and email alerts

Session times

  • [Darwin] Friday 24th February 2017, 12 -1 pm 
  • [Alice Springs] Friday 24th February 2017, 12 -1 pm
  • [Darwin] Thursday 17th August 2017, 12-1pm
  • [Alice Springs] Tuesday 25th July 2017, 1-2pm

Call 8922 8961 or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Where you see this icon, it means that the session is available for you to join in from your desktop wherever you are, using Microsoft Lync. To find out how to join the session via MS Lync, contact us on 8922 8961.

Videoconferencing & Collaboration Tools

Learn which videoconferencing and collaboration tools you can use across NT Health, how they work and what they are used for.

This class will cover:

  • Microsoft (MS) Lync

- Features of MS Lync
- Creating individual or group meetings 
- Use for virtual training with others or a quick meeting

  • Cisco Jabber (Video Conferencing)

- Features of Jabber
- Booking a virtual room
- Equipment requirements
- Use for virtual clinical service delivery or virtual team meetings

  • Cisco WebEx

- Features of WebEx
- Activating the software
- Creating individual or group meetings
- Use for meetings with NTG and non-NTG employees

Session times

  •  [Darwin] Friday 25th August 2017, 12-1pm

 

Call 8922 8961 [Darwin] or 8951 7965 [Alice Springs] to register.

Want a one-to-one session? Request support.

TRAINING OPTIONS

Can't make it to one of the scheduled training sessions?

We also offer individual or small group training in the library or your workplace. We can even provide training direct to your desktop using Microsoft Lync.

Request a personalised training session now.

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