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The Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital Libraries regularly run the following training courses to assist staff and students with finding and using information resources.

  • EndNote Training DEV14044
  • Clinical Information Access Portal Overview of Medical Resources DEV14045
  • Making the Most of UpToDate Anywhere DEV14046
  • Clinical Information Access Portal Overview for Allied Health DEV14047
  • Improve Your Internet Searching DEV14050
  • Introduction to Evidence-based Practice DEV14051
  • Advanced Searching on Medline Using Ovid SP DEV14052
  • Searching for Nursing Resources DEV14053
  • Introduction to Searching Medline and Embase DEV14054
  • Searching for Drug Resources on the Clinical Information Access Portal DEV14055


All WSLHD staff are welcome to attend. Enrol through HETI Online via the Application tab. Search for the course via course name/code. For students interested in attending one of these courses, please speak to a member of the library staff to register your interest.


Month Date Session title Location Type Time
February 9 EndNote - DEV14044 MDH Computer Room Hands-on 1330-1530
14 EndNote - DEV14044 BH Computer Room Hands-on TBA
23 Introduction to searching MEDLINE and EMBASE- DEV14054 MDH Computer Room Hands-on 0930-1130
28 CIAP overview of medical resources - DEV14045  BH Computer Room Hands-on TBA

BH Computer Room and BH Multifunction Room are located in the Library, UWS Clinical School Building, Level 1, Blacktown Hospital.
MDH Computer Room is located on Level 1, Mount Druitt Hospital opposite the Chapel.

Additional Training

In addition to the scheduled training sessions the library provides individual or small group training, either in the library or in your workplace.  Please contact us to make an appointment and tailor a session to suit your particular needs.  Course content, length and venue are flexible.  For example, sessions may be a 15 minute overview on the ward, a brief presentation at your staff meeting, an in depth tutorial in the library multipurpose room or hands-on training in the Blacktown Library  computer room or Mount Druitt Library.

Tutorials and Guides

Click here for a list of online tutorials.  A range of resources are available on the library's Guide page

CIAP (Clinical Information Access Program)

CIAP provides access to clinical information and resources to support evidence-based practice at the point of care.
CIAP is available to all staff working in the NSW public health system.

Links to CIAP and CIAP training information


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