Getting Started Guides
Learn a new skill, find out more about a particular topic or expand your knowledge!
PHCRIS Getting Started Guides provide quick, easy to read, and simple to access summaries of the latest information in primary health care, for anyone looking to build on their existing skills, to find out more about primary health care, or for those wanting to expand their knowledge and understanding of a particular topic.
To get started, you can either view the Guides that everyone else is reading by choosing from 'Top' viewed or recently added Guides, or see below for targeted collections:
Understanding Primary Health Care
Want to know more about the world of primary health care? This collection of Guides focusses on what primary health care means, key sectors and organisations, concepts and philosophies, to assist you in better understanding primary health care and the framework that surrounds it.
Want to know more about the world of primary health care research? This collection of Guides focusses on research in the primary health care context, assisting you to better understand how and why it is important.
Policy and research
Are you involved in making, or supporting those who make, decisions about health policies and programmes? This collection of Guides offer useful resources to help you better understand and access the research evidence used to inform policymaking. It also provides an insight into the use of knowledge exchange as a bridge between research and policy.
Are you looking for information about how to access or find the research and evidence you need? This collection of Guides offers simple steps on how to find the research you’re looking for, in the format that best suits you.
Are you starting out as a researcher, or thinking about a research project for the first time? This collection of Guides will help early career researchers to navigate the different stages and processes of the research world, and to better understand research study design and why it is important.
Have you just completed a research project and are looking for ways to disseminate it? Or are you interested in increasing awareness and the exchange of knowledge and new ideas? This collection provides a number of skill building how-to Guides for sharing and communicating research and knowledge to a wider audience. From peer reviewed publication through to social media and conferences, choose the format that best suits you.
Heading to a conference
Ranging from practical guides on presenting a poster, delivering an oral presentation, or running a conference workshop, to tips on joining the conference activity on social media the following selection of guides provide useful information to help you get the most out of any conference.
Getting Started Guides are the product of a collaborative effort by PHCRIS staff, past and present, external contributors and invited authors and experts. For further detail and acknowledgement to those involved, see the authorship policy.
PHCRIS encourages feedback and contributions from its stakeholders.
PHCRIS produces a variety of Fact Sheets on similar topics to those presented in its collection of Getting Started Guides. Fact Sheets are available in PDF and can be useful resources for those wishing to share information in workshops and conferences.