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Wednesday, April 06, 2005

IFM Healthcare Study Day - 19 April 2005

- Good news: it's not too late to book - places are still available!

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Meeting the challenge of evidence-based health management: the information professional's role
King's Fund, London

Tuesday 19 April 2005
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By popular demand IFM Healthcare is holding a Study Day on the information professional's role in evidence based practice for health and social care managers.

The study day will be looking at:
  • how information professionals can better communicate with managers: taking a professional approach
  • an example of a "real life" approach - the challenges faced by information professionals providing information services for managers
  • how health managers make decisions
  • their use of the evidence base to influence practice
  • can information professionals' experience of supporting clinicians in evidence-based practice be transferred to managers? If so, how?
The study day will be a mix of presentations, group discussions and practical workshops.

Speakers include:
  • Lynette Cawthra, Manager, Information & Library Service, Kings Fund, London
  • David Naylor, Programme Director, Leadership & Development Programme, Kings Fund, London
  • Suzette Woodward, National Patient Safety Agency
  • Andrew Booth, Director of Information Resources, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield
  • Jacqueline Verschuere, Clinical Librarian, Clinical Sciences Library, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Sue Lacey Bryant, Independent Information Specialist

Cost:
Members/students £65+VAT (£76.37)
Non members £80+VAT (£94.00)
Non members + IFM Healthcare membership for 2005 £85+VAT (£99.87)

For more details see: http://www.ifmh.org.uk/studyday0405.html
Online booking form http://www.ifmh.org.uk/bookform0405.html
Word version of booking form: http://www.ifmh.org.uk/bookform0405.doc

If you have any queries about the Study Day, please contact the IfMH Study Day coordinators:

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