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040011Y-02 Medical informatics, module 2, literature retrieval, 1 ECTS cr 
Code 040011Y-02  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Medical informatics, module 2, literature retrieval  Abbreviation Medical informa 
Scope1 ECTS cr   
TypeGeneral Studies Discipline 
TypePartial credit   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Medicine 

Pentti Nieminen 

ECTS Credits  1 cr 
Timing  C2 
Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course the student will have practiced the following skills:
- search research articles using basic literature retrieval methods
- use bibliographic databases available at the Medical Faculty


1. Library information systems, 2. Medical and dental publications, 3. Scientific online journals, 4. Medline, 5. Medic, 6. Scopus, 7. Cochrane, 8. Electronic books, 9. Reference management software.

Learning activities and teaching methods  Lectures 4 h, group lessons in computer class-room 9 h and completion of  practical projects 10 h. 
Assessment methods and criteria  Regular and active participation in the small group lessons and completion of practical projects. 
Grading  Pass/Fail 
Person responsible 

Docent Pentti Nieminen

Other information  This course is a part of the studies in research skills. 

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