ICCR hosted a workshop at the North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Minneapolis, USA, May 2009.
Navigating the web-based world of CAM information
During the workshop, participants developed a personal guide to how to make best use of each of 5 national CAM information services (Australia, Denmark, Norway, UK and USA).
Several recent developments in constructing effective search strategies for individual therapies were demonstrated and participants received a short guide for use after the session.
Online sources of CAM research information were discussed and a preliminary guide to key resources was made available to participants.
Lessons learned about the presentation of CAM research to the public were addressed and participants had the opportunity to apply these principles in practice during the session.
After the workshop the participants were able to: