Registration has closed for the Fall 2013 course. Please e-mail Tiffany Harris to be placed on the interest list for the Spring 2014 course so you can be alerted when registration opens. The Fall 2013 offering of this course will run from August 25-October 18, 2013. The cost for this course will be $405 US dollars.
- Identify and explain the concept, issues and process of EBM
- Identify the parts of a well-built clinical question
- Identify and explain at least three basic criteria for judging the validity of studies on:
- Identify at least three roles that librarians can undertake in providing EBM training and support to health care professionals
- Suggest at least three ways to incorporate EBM training and support into what the library already is doing
- What is EBM?
- Why is EBM important?
- Is it reasonable to expect evidence from the literature?
- What are the controversial issues surrounding EBM?
- What is the librarian's role in EBM?
- Constructing a well-built clinical question
- Class Review 1 and Exercise 1
- Selecting resources
- Searching MEDLINE
- How to teach MEDLINE within context of EBM
- Class Review 2 and Exercise 2
- Role of the Librarian
- Appraising articles on Diagnosis
- Appraising articles on Therapy
- Appraising articles on Prognosis
- Appraising articles on Etiology/Harm
- Appraising articles on Overviews
- Class Review 3 and Exercise 3
- Roles for the Librarian
- Final Assignment (and Final Project for UNC SILS students only)
- Class evaluation
- Dual BS-MS Program
- Archives & Records Management Concentration
- Certificate Programs
- Post-Master's Certificates
- Evidence-Based Medicine
- Financial Information
- Field Experience
- School Library Media
- Youth Services