The third in a series of courses designed to aid the student’s transition into the medical profession which serves as an introduction to multiple professional practice issues. This course will guide the student in developing problem-solving skills to apply to the medical decision-making process. The course will include instruction to prepare students to search, interpret and evaluate medical literature to include its application to individualized patient care. Instruction will include lecture as well as small group exercises and/or problem or case-based learning.
• Recognize and construct well-formulated, clinically relevant questions.
• Access appropriate current literature of the highest level of evidence relevant to a clinical question.
• Utilize Medical Reference Library consultants effectively.
• Interpret the results from published literature.
• Appraise the validity and strength of evidence of the literature selected.
• Summarize the results for an audience of their peers, faculty mentors, and community clinicians.
• Synthesize the literature in a written document.
• Follow instructions for authors for scholarly writing.
• Produce a publication ready document of their findings.
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For departments offering graduate programs that require or have an optional final project for graduation, the following process should be followed for preservation of the work in the UoTIR.
Please review this guide. We are happy to include any specific information from your department in the guide.STEP TWO:
Departments should add the following language to the catalog description of curriculum and graduation requirements of the program:
After departmental approval, students are required to submit an electronic version of their thesis, dissertation, or final project to the Macdonald-Kelce Library for inclusion in the digital repository, which is accessible on the Internet.
Embargoes restricting access of full text to only the University of Tampa community may be selected for 1 or 2 years, before the work is released freely on the web through the repository. Students also have the option to release the work for immediate access worldwide.
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