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Guides for Veterinary Students, Faculty, Staff

Guide to books for courses by year, plus publishing, pre-veterinary career information, access after leaving UTK, etc.

Purpose

To support learning to search for evidence effectively, an AVMA clinical competency 9:

 "Searching effectively for and critically appraising evidence applicable to clinical and diagnostic cases"

WHY LEARN TO SEARCH EFFECTIVELY FOR BEST AVAILABLE EVIDENCE?

Because veterinary students are evaluated on searching effectively

    See "AVMA Competency 9: Appreciation for role of research (searches effectively for evidence
applicable to clinical and diagnostic cases)" on UT CVM ABLE rubric--PDF here:

Other reasons to learn to search effectively for evidence:

HOW WILL SEARCHING EFFECTIVELY FOR BEST AVAILABLE EVIDENCE HELP ME IN PRACTICE?

 “In an age of misinformation, evidence is a competitive advantage.”

             ~ Dr. Ron Larson, Kansas State CVM, featured speaker at UT CVM CE conference 2015

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Acquire: searching effectively is one of 5 key skills of Evidence-based veterinary medicine practice

Ask, Acquire, Appraise, Apply, Assess : EBVM Key Steps  from RCVS

ASK: Asking an answerable clinical question

ACQUIRE: List of databases to search for veterinary evidence

Suggested list of all databases to search for veterinary clinical questions. 

Tip: Develop your own list of databases based on your practice focus, access to databases,  and experience searching for evidence.

ACQUIRE Tutorials: how to search for evidence

Help

 

 

 

Help with accessing electronic books and journals

 e-books

https://libguides.utk.edu/ebookguide
off-campus access https://libguides.utk.edu/eres
   

Attribute to:  Ann Viera

Contact:  agvetlib@utk.edu

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