Using PubMed Effectively in Your Medical Scientific Translations

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Medical translation

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Start time:Jan 22, 2014 16:00 GMT     Add to calendar

Duration: 60 minutes.

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Language:English
Description
PubMed is an indispensable resource in the medical/scientific translator's toolbox. This free resource, which is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine, located at the National Institutes of Health, contains articles in English, as well as many other languages. PubMed currently contains over 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, online books and life science journals. The range of topics covered includes biomedicine and health, bioengineering and the behavioral and chemical sciences.

Actual examples will be used to show participants how to use PubMed effectively in their medical and scientific translations. We will go beyond simply searching for relevant articles to using PubMed for advanced translation tasks, such as terminology verification across languages and researching the clinical aspects of various treatments, which is invaluable if you are specializing in pharmaceutical translation. Participants will also learn how to download citations to their computer to use them again if needed.

All participants will receive a .pdf file of the PowerPoint presentation, as well as a handout containing additional resources.

Training program:

* How to locate relevant full-text articles using specific search criteria;
* The different types of searches that can be performed in PubMed;
* Search strategies to find the article you need;
* Verifying terminology across languages and saving citations to your computer to be used again.

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Target audience
The target audience is medical and pharmaceutical translators.
Program
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* How to locate relevant full-text articles using specific search criteria;
* The different types of searches that can be performed in PubMed;
* Search strategies to find the article you need;
* Verifying terminology across languages and saving citations to your computer to be used again.
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 – Leopard® or newer
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 4.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (2GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Required: Fast Internet connection (700Kbps or more recommended)
• Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
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Registration and payment information
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Trainer
 Carmen Cross    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Carmen Cross has been a professional medical translator of German and Arabic medical documents since 2005. She holds a Bachelor's and two Master's in Arabic language and linguistics, as well as an Arabic-English translation certificate from New York University. In addition to medicine and biotechnology, she is also interested in foreign language acquisition and linguistics. Like her page on Facebook
Comments about this course

Using PubMed Effectively in Your Medical Scientific Translations

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webinar access link missing!Jan 22, 2014

On this webinar page, top right, it says "You have registered and paid for this course, and have been signed-up for GoToWebinar. The webinar access link has been emailed to you." But it hasn't been e-mailed to me. Yes, I've checked the spam folder. Webinar starts now. Please advise.

 
webinar access link missing!Jan 22, 2014

Tanja Gullicher wrote:

On this webinar page, top right, it says "You have registered and paid for this course, and have been signed-up for GoToWebinar. The webinar access link has been emailed to you." But it hasn't been e-mailed to me. Yes, I've checked the spam folder. Webinar starts now. Please advise.


Hello Tanja,

I have resent an invitation to your email address.

Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


 

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