The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School has provided MakCHS with free access to the UpToDate database. The department will send representatives to conduct a preliminary training on the how the tool works, and share more information about it.
This is to invite all Faculty, students and researchers to come and attend a 1-hour training on the 14th August 2019 from 1-2PM. The venue will be the Computer Lab in Albert Cook Library. Students will attend on 15th and 16th August, same time, same venue.
Through the Better Evidence Program, all medical students and faculty can now access UpToDateⓇ, a clinical decision support tool authored by 6,900 world-renowned physicians who synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations accessible via the web or download, on a computer or a smartphone.
To register for your account:
Click “Register” in the top right corner
Complete the registration form to create a login/password
Click “Submit registration”
Log in to use UpToDate
What: UpToDate is a clinical decision support tool authored by 6,900 world-renowned physicians who synthesize the most recent medical information into trusted, evidence-based recommendations that Makerere university is able to offer for free thanks to a partnership with Harvard’s Better Evidence program
Where: Attend the UpToDate training on 14 th August between 1PM and 2PM to learn more about using this tool. Venue: Sir Albert Cook Library computer Lab
Why: UpToDate provides clinical information and actionable recommendations that can be used in the moment of care to improve patient outcomes
Who: Medical trainees and faculty
How: UpToDate can be accessed by computer, as well as phone or tablet through the mobile
app. Visit www.uptodate.com/online to register for an account