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Continuing Education as a Catalyst for Inter-Professional Collaboration

Published on Apr 28, 2005in Medical Reference Services Quarterly
· DOI :10.1300/J115v24n03_08
Margaret(Peg) Allen1
Estimated H-index: 1
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Susan Kaplan Jacobs6
Estimated H-index: 6
(NYU: New York University)
+ 3 AuthorsAnnelle Tanner6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Northwestern State University)
Abstract
ABSTRACT Do nurses have access to the tools and resources they need for evidence-based practice? Are librarians prepared to work with nurses to provide access to appropriate resources and services, and teach the needed information literacy skills? The authors work with professional library and nursing organizations to present interdisciplinary continuing education to improve the information literacy of nurses and the ability of librarians to provide resources and services that meet nurses' information needs. This article reviews behavioral and practice changes reported by nurses and librarian participants in symposia on evidence-based nursing in March 2001 and May 2003.
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