If you haven’t noticed the Search UpToDate feature from within OvidSP yet,
check it out the next time you are searching in one of the Ovid databases. Search
UpToDate links appear as an option for every result record in Ovid. Clicking on the
link will generate search results in UpToDate on the article’s title and related terms.
This provides a quick and easy link between the two systems.
Keep in mind that in order to accrue CME units in UpToDate you will need to
login with the username and password you designated upon registering for a CME/
Offsite account. If you are accessing Ovid from outside of the hospital’s wireless
network with a username and password login (instead of via Cerner) you will also
need your login information for UpToDate.
To request off-site access to Ovid and other hospital & library resources use our
Request Off-Site Access form.
Access any of UpToDate’s “What’s New” topics within UpToDate by selecting “What’s New” from the tool bar (online); home page menu link (mobile); or by searching “What’s New” in the search box.
“What’s New” is a compilation, selected by our editors, of the most important updates related to recently published articles.
“Practice Changing UpDates” highlights those updates likely to have an immediate impact on clinical practice.
Select a “What’s New” topic below to learn more:
Learn how research enters into UpToDate through a rigorous editorial process.
Topics in UpToDate are revised whenever important new information is published, not according to any specific time schedule. Updates are integrated carefully, with specific statements as to how the new findings should be applied clinically, and after extensive peer review.
In this webinar you will learn:
Join this informative webinar to learn how the findings of new studies may be incorporated into UpToDate topic reviews and recommendations.
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A number of library and hospital online resources offer free CME credits for searching and/or reading about clinical topics in the literature for point-of-care. A personal login account must be set up in order to start accruing CME credits. Contact the Library to request account set up. Here’s a list of what’s available:
UpToDate® offers Internet Point of Care CME. Physicians conducting structured searches on clinical topics may claim a half (0.5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™/CFPC MainPro®-M1 credit for documented completion (either at the point of care or later) of the three-step learning cycle. An UpToDate Anywhere account is required to accrue CME. See the UTD CME Help FAQ for more information: http://www.uptodate.com/home/help-faq-cme-ce
Physicians may earn 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for each search conducted through ClinicalKey. CME credit is provided by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education. A ClinicalKey Personal Account is required to access this content. See the CK CME page for more information: https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/cme
Hospital affiliated physicians and nurses can now obtain 4 CME/CE credits for completing the tutorials and quizzes for all four levels of “Become a Journal Articles/eBooks Power Searcher on OvidSP.”
Clinicians in the community and other areas of practice are approached by many patients for questions on complementary and alternative medicines (CAM). High utilization herbs and supplements are popular topics. Confusion exists amongst healthcare professionals on the role of natural products in integrative care. The Natural Medicines/Natural Standard Continuing Education programs are aimed at addressing the evidence of benefit or lack thereof and safety concerns surrounding the use of various CAM herbs & supplements. For a listing of Continuing Education courses visit: https://naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com/continuing-education.aspx
For more information and to request account set up, contact the library or visit Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For self-service request forms and resource links, visit our website at http://huntingtonhospital.libguides.com.
The CDC reports that as of January 1st, 2015, there have been 102 cases of measles reported. A majority of those were in California due to an amusement park outbreak in late December. The number of measles cases in 2014 rose to 644, the greatest number documented since its elimination in 2000. According to the CDC, a majority of the cases were unvaccinated individuals.
The library has a number of authoritative online resources (click for our mini-guide) to assist with the diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and control of measles.
The UpToDate Anywhere App now allows you to have access to UTD where ever you have an Internet connection.
To access UpToDate from off-site and to earn and track continuing education credits:
Learning Forum Webinar Coming Soon:
Don’t miss the January 27th 30 minute UpToDate Learning Forum Webinar on Earning and Redeeming Continuing Education Credits with UpToDate.
To read a full description and register, click on a session time that works for you:
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|UpToDate Throughout Your Care Team|
|Dear Colleague,We invite you to join us for UpToDate Throughout Your Care Team, the next session in our Learning Forum Webinar series.Join us to learn how nurses, medical students, interns, residents and fellows are using UpToDate in clinical patient care, as well as a valuable educational resource in their continued training.
This session features two special speakers sharing their experiences in using UpToDate in nursing and medical education.
Please register for the session that works best for you:
This valuable session will help you and your colleagues encourage the expanded use of UpToDate throughout the healthcare delivery team. We look forward to your attendance.
Register TodayWhen: October 28
This complimentary session is being offered worldwide.
Not sure what time it begins in your local time zone? Click the time below to find out.
Duration: 40 minutes
|Tip: Clinicians across specialties can benefit from new palliative care content in UpToDate|
|New Specialty: Palliative CarePalliative care is a growing interdisciplinary specialty focused on patients’ quality of life and relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness. Many hospitals are developing palliative care programs to support patients and their families.This newly launched UpToDate specialty integrates the most current information on palliative care into recommendations that span many disciplines. Content includes comprehensive information on clinical and psychosocial issues and evidence-based recommendations for assessing and managing pain and non-pain symptoms.UpToDate in Palliative Care includes:
To view the archive of “UpToDate’s Drug Information & Drug Database” webinar at your leisure, click here. Login with your email address (if you’ve previously registered) or register first.
How does UpToDate highlight new recommendations and updates that may impact practice? Join UpToDate from the comfort of your own computer to learn about the What’s New and Practice Changing UpDates features, designed so clinicians can find key updates quickly. Dr. Nancy Sokol, Senior Deputy Editor and Director for Editorial Projects for UpToDate, will discuss the criteria for inclusion in What’s New versus Practice Changing UpDates, as well as the editorial process behind both. Also, Kate Feeney, Senior Manager of Social Media, will offer tips on following our content updates through “What’s New Tuesday” on Facebook. This webinar is designed to help you and your colleagues take full advantage of UpToDate.
· Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00am (Pacific)
· Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30pm (Pacific)
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