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Getting Started with BMJ Best Practice

Getting Started with BMJ Best Practice Online

Description: BMJ Best Practice is an evidence-based point-of-care tool for clinical decision support. It provides information on thousands of medical conditions, and includes diagnostic guidelines, treatment algorithm tables, clinical calculators, and procedural videos. This session will show you how to find and access BMJ Best Practice and demonstrate the available features.

Learning Objectives:

  • Find and access BMJ Best Practice
  • Understand the scope of the information provided by this point-of-care tool
  • Search BMJ Best Practice for specific medical conditions
  • Utilize the Comorbidities feature to generate a treatment plan

Recommended for: All health professionals seeking a trusted point-of-care tool.

Related LibGuide: Mobile Apps and Resources by Laura Mounce

Thursday, May 26, 2022 Show more dates
10:00am - 10:30am
Time Zone:
Atlantic Time (change)
All Zones
  30 Minutes or Less     Library Services     Point-of-Care  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Registration has closed.


This session will use Microsoft Teams. You can join the meeting on your computer or mobile app using the link you will receive in the Confirmation and Reminder emails. 

You can join a Teams meeting whether or not you have a Teams account. If you don't have an account, follow these steps to join as a 'Guest': 

  • Paste the Teams meeting link into a Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome browser address bar
  • On the web page that opens, select Continue on this browser
  • Enter your name and choose your audio/video settings
  • Click Join now

For more information on joining as a 'Guest', please go to: Joining a Teams Meeting without a Teams account*. 

For further information on joining a Teams Meeting, please check out: https://intra.nshealth.ca/UCS/BPS/SitePages/Teams.aspx*. The video, Join a Teams Meeting, found on this page provides useful information if you have not used Microsoft Teams before.

To participate in an online session, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have an audio output device connected (headphones or speakers) to be able to hear the instructor
  • If you do not have an audio input device (webcam or microphone), you may type in the chat window
  • Experience using chat
  • Experience copying/pasting text and URLs

If you do not meet the above requirements, please consider requesting a one-on-one consult.

*Internal link, you must be on the Nova Scotia Health network and use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Edge to access

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Laura Mounce

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