The Fall 2015 offering of this course will run from August 18 through October 13, 2015. The cost for this course will be $ 450 US dollars (Only Visa/MasterCard accepted). Please e-mail Cassie Ragan to be placed on the interest list for Fall 2015. You will be alerted when registration opens.
- 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