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May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Professionals who are intentional about reflecting on their personal strengths and passion for their work often discover a rich source of inspiration. Join us for an opportunity to reflect on what energizes you and rekindle your passion and energy for your role. The session will be led by Dr. Jon Sexton, Senior Vice President of Culture and Leadership Development at Vibrant Credit Union. Lunch provided. Sponsored by the CPH Staff Council.

May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019

7:15 AM - 4:15 PM

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Goals: To educate Iowa’s health care providers about the importance of providing culturally responsive and competent care; to improve access to quality health care; and to reduce health disparities. Intended Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Public Health Professionals, Dentists, Health Educators, Health Administrators, Health Science Students. All personnel who provide health care services to diverse populations. The fee is $195 for physi...

Jun 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.

Jun 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references.  

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Twitter is more than just a social media tool. It has developed into a vibrant real-time information network used by health care providers, scholars, and scientists. Come to this hands-on session to learn the basics of twitter, advanced techniques such as searching, and examples of its use in the Health Sciences.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references. NOTE: We suggest that “Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review” be take...

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed. Students must bring their own laptops.

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

All Day

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The NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC) is accepting applications for the 2019 cohort. The goal of CTMC is to help investigators develop scientifically rigorous, yet practical clinical trial protocols. The focus is on investigators who have not previously designed their own prospective, interventional clinical trials. The residential part of course will be help from July 22 to 25 in Iowa City, IA. Funding for travel (within the U.S.) and accommodations will be provided for pa...