Searching for Learning Opportunities

Search and browse learning opportunities on BCM Clinician Resources using a powerful search engine and tools for refining and narrowing your query.

BCM Clinician Resources includes a powerful search engine to enable you to find helpful and relevant learning materials. In this video tutorial, we will describe the available search options.

You can start a search from anywhere on the site.

On the home page, you will find a search bar in the “Getting Started with Clinician Resources section.

Screenshot of the 'Get started with BCM Clinician Resources" search bar highlighted with a red line to differentiate it from the rest.

Also, you can go to each of the buttons to get more detailed information about the advanced search on How to use BCM Clinical Resources, Completing your Profile, More information for Learners and Contact BCM Clinical Resources Team.

You may also reach the activity search page by clicking on “Learning” or other pages in the site navigation, you can enter your query in the search bar in the upper right corner of the page, or in the site navigation dropdown on mobile devices.

Screenshot of the 'Learning' page where the search bar at the top right of the page is highlighted with a red line.

When using Clinician Resources on a smartphone or mobile device, you can find the search box by expanding the main navigation menu.

Screenshot of the mobile version of BCM Clinician Resources, where the search bar at the bottom is highlighted with a red line.

Search for Physicians, Clinical Trials, and Other Site Content

You can also use this search bar to search for Baylor Physicians, Clinical Trials, and other site content by expanding the grey drop-down menu to the left of the search bar.

Screenshot of the learning page, where a red line highlights the search bar located at the top of the screen and you can see the different search options (Learning opportunities, Baylor Physicians, Clinical Trials).

You can also go directly to these sections by clicking on the “Learning”, “Physician Directory”, and “Clinical Trials” link in the main navigation.

A screenshot highlighting with a red line on the upper left side of the screen the different search options: learning opportunities, Baylor Physicians, Clinical Trials

Reviewing and Refining Your Search Results

After submitting your search, you’ll be taken to the search results page. Here, you can click on a result to access the learning activity.

Screenshot of the Learning opportunities page where it is highlighted with a red line the different activities that BCM offers, after typing the word covid in the search bar.

Or change the order of the results.

Screenshot showing the search bar and the different choices for the user to have more precise information sort by: relevance, title, date of the presentation, date of the publication and date of the activity.

You can also enter a new query into the search bar on this page; as you type, you will see suggestions for relevant activities and health topics for which to search.

Image showing the suggestions that BCM offers when the user is typing a word, in this case examples obtained from the word COVID

To refine your search results, you can click on any of the faceted filters in the left column

Screenshot of the page where the different learning opportunities are filtered in the central left part of the screen and highlighted with a red line.

or above the results on mobile devices.

screenshot of the mobile version of BCM Clinician Resources, highlighting with a red line the different search filters

Each filter option is followed by a number indicating how many results match that term or category. The Health Topics filter will also allow you to drill down to more specific subcategories.

Click the “See more” link beneath a topic to see the available subcategories.

For example, in this search for “Covid”, we can expand the “Diseases” section and select “Bacterial Infections and Mycoses” filter.

Screenshot showing the different sections of one of the activities highlighted with a red line, in this case the "Diseases" section was expanded and the "Bacterial Infections and Mycoses" filter was selected.

As you review your results, you will see that they are drawn from many courses, series, and Grand Rounds from across the College and affiliated institutions.

Each activity in the results will be presented with the activity title, the date the presentation was recorded (or the date it was posted for some enduring materials that were not presented live), the series or course the activity is a part of, the length of the session, and the types and amount of credit offered.

Screenshot showing "Bacterial Infections and Mycoses" filter highlighted with red line, as search results

At the top of each result card, you will also see the availability status of the activity:

  • "Upcoming" activities are scheduled to be presented live in the future; these may be available either via live stream or in person

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  • "Live" activities are currently being presented; if a live stream is offered, you may join it

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  • "On Demand Coming Soon" activities have been recorded and will be available On Demand soon

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  • "On Demand" activities are recorded and available to watch at any time

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You may also see an indicator of the format in which a live or upcoming activity will be presented. These options include include:

  • "In person" activities are presented to a live audience at a specific locations

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  • "Livestream" activities are made available to watch online. In some cases, the live stream address will be provided; in others, you may need to contact the course director for access.

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Screenshot showing the different types of activities offered by BCM Clinician Resources

Each course or series has a key image that will help you identify its materials.

screenshot showing 3 different pictures that represent each one an activity. the first one shows people attending a seminar, the second one, three health professionals reviewing clinical diagnostic images on a computer and the third one, is a researcher in a laboratory practicing with laboratory elements.

Searching for Baylor Physicians

The search function can also be used to find physicians practicing at Baylor College of Medicine. Clicking on “Physician” option will take you to another page where you can view the specialist's details more clearly an even make an appointment. This search engine only contains physicians practicing in the Baylor Medicine system; some Baylor faculty also practice at Texas Children's Hospital, Harris the Health system, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, or other practice groups. To refer to these physicians, please contact the facility at which they practice.

Screenshot where the Physician directory page is highlighted with a red line, and shows the results in alphabetical order of BCM Physicians.

Searching for Baylor Clinical Trials

The “Clinical Trials” search engine allows you to identify federally registered clinical trials in which Baylor in the Lead Sponsor or Collaborator.

Screenshot where the Clinical trials page is highlighted with a red line, and shows some results sorted by newest first

Have another question?

Contact the Clinician Resources team for help