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HEALWA Tutorial

This tutorial will allow you to learn how to use HEALWA resources at your own pace.



HEALWA is a health information portal for licensed health practitioners in Washington State. It provides online access to authoritative, up-to-date clinical information and educational resources through databases, ebooks, and ejournals. It also provides access to free continuing education credits.

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Goals and Objectives

By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • Understand the scope and content of HEALWA
  • Set up your UW NetID and password for access
  • Access and use:
    • databases
    • e-books
    • journals and full-text articles
    • continuing education opportunities


1. There is no additional fee to access HEALWA resources

2. You only need to remember one URL and one login to access hundreds of resources

3. Unlike information obtained from Google or Wikipedia, you can trust HEALWA's information to be reliable, accurate, and useful

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