drawing of a working on a computer   Module 1 – Unit 8:  Project Work

Researching Online Professional Resources

1. General Health Directory

The following webpage is from the Yahoo Health Directory, which features many links to medical information, education tools, databases, news, and journals. These are ordered by popularity.

http://dir.yahoo.com/health/medicine

Explore links that are of interest to you. List the most useful links you found in your field. Note how you can make use of each site.

USEFUL LINKS

HOW IS THE SITE USEFUL?

   
   
   

2. Online Publications

Search online publications to find ones that are relevant to your health care field and of interest to you. Check which ones offer free access and which ones require a subscription. Write the name of one article for each online publication(s) you find most interesting and accessible to you.

American Hospital Association News
American Medical News
Annals of Internal Medicine
CNN – Health Page
Health Affairs
Health Services Research Journal
JAMA  
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Journal of Health Services Research & Policy
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Journal of the National Medical Association
Journal of Public Health Policy
Lancet, The
Literature and Medicine
MEDLINE
Modern Medicine
New England Journal of Medicine
Nurse Week

http://dir.yahoo.com/Health/Medicine/Journals/

ONLINE PUBLICATION

FREE ACCESS?

TITLE OF ARTICLE

     
     
     
     

Search the following website that offers daily news and developments in the health care field. Find an article from today’s news that interests you.

http://www.ttmed.com/highlightsEng.cfm?id_cou=25

Title of News Article: _____________________________________________________

3. Courses and Conferences

Choose one of the following tasks:

  1. Explore websites that offer courses or other continuing education activities in your field. List a course that you would be interested in taking.

Website

 

Title of Course

 

Institution

 

Schedule

 

Topics Covered

 

Cost

 

Registration Procedure

 
  1. Explore websites that list and describe conferences in health care. Choose a conference that you would be interested in attending.

Website

 

Title of Conference

 

Theme & Content

 

Dates

 

Location

 

Cost