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This tutorial gives a basic introduction to the principles of Evidence-Based Practice. Upon completion of this self-paced tutorial, you will be able to:
This tutorial includes five major units. We recommend that you go through them in sequence. They will give you an overview of the Evidence-Based Practice process as well as give you an opportunity to practice with new cases. The five units are:
|1. ASK||Asking Clinical Question – introduces you to a patient, illustrates the anatomy of a good clinical question, and defines the types of questions and studies.|
|2. ACQUIRE||Searching the Literature - constructs a well-built literature search based on the PICO and identifies potentially relevant articles.|
|3. APPRAISE -THERAPY||Evaluating the Evidence - identifies criteria for determining the validity of a study selected for our case.|
|4. PRACTICE||Testing your Knowledge - gives you an opportunity to practice the EBP process with several new cases.|
5. APPRAISE - DX, PX,
|Evaluating evidence from non-therapy studies: diagnosis, prognosis, harm and systematic reviews|
|Resources for Calculating Results,
|Additional sites for calculating results, continued study of the EBP process, and core literaturein EBP.|
|Feedback||Gives you the opportunity to provide feedback about this tutorial. We ask that you take the time to give us your thoughts and suggestions for improvement. All comments will be greatly appreciated.|
Within this tutorial, you have several opportunities to follow links to other Web sites. The external sites open in a new window. Close the second window to return to this tutorial.
We hope this tutorial will be easy to use as well as give you a foundation for Evidence-Based Practice (EBP).
Allow approximately 1 hour to complete the tutorial and 1 practice case.
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August 2016 Revised and Edited by PCOM Library staff
Credits: The template used for this tutorial was developed by staff at Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Others who wish to adapt the original template should contact Megan Von Isenburg (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lara Handler (email@example.com).