Scientific Documentation: What Is It, How It Has to Be Evaluated, and How It Can Be Used?
Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)
Palo Alto, CA
This 2-hr webinar will provide a review on scientific documentation. It will provide a complete understanding of the rationale of scientific documentation, how to find information, how to read and evaluate a publication/information, and how to use it.
Why Should You Attend:
Do you understand what information can be published? Do you understand which parts of an article/abstract are really important for your purposes? Do you understand how to evaluate if the information provided are really innovative and useful?
If you do not know the answer to one or more of these questions, attending this 2-hour webinar will help you to be better informed about clinical research.
This session will review the field of scientific documentation. The discussion will focus on:
- General topics (e. g. what can be considered a scientific document), why not all information available about a drug, a disease etc. can be considered a scientific information.
- How to search an information (mainly in internet), strategies for a quick and useful research.
- Most important and reliable websites were information can be retrieved.
- Examples of information retrieved both in publication and in Internet, how to read and understand the content, how to evaluate its importance and if this could be helpful for own activities.
- Why information could be misunderstood by people not working on the topic (e. g. common people not working in scientific environment) and how to discuss with these people their understanding, explaining which the real meaning of information is and if this could be important for them.
- Understanding when particular care could be needed, e g. impact of information in normal practice when this is available to public could lead to a misunderstanding.
At the end of this webinar, participants will understand how to find information, how to evaluate them and how to use them in daily activities.
Areas Covered in The Webinar:
- General meaning of documentation and scientific documentation.
- How and where reliable information can be found.
- Understanding relevance of information retrieved for own needs.
- How to read a publication.
- How to avoid misreading, i. e. how to understand if data are really important and innovative.
- Evaluation of quality of data reported.
- Importance of information for daily activities.
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