Evidence-Based Practice Bootcamp: Prepare to Teach EBP at Your Institution (CE103)

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Saturday, May 16, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Cost: $320 (nonmember: $570)
Attendance maximum: 30

Have you been asked to teach Evidence-Based Practice? This interactive course gives you a solid understanding of EBP and the tools to teach it in a variety of clinical and educational settings.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop focused clinical questions in order to inform search strategies
  • Differentiate between common clinical studies and describe their strengths and weaknesses
  • Apply criteria to assess the risk of bias in a randomized controlled trial
  • Identify and develop active learning exercises in order to engage participants
  • Develop and refine a brief instructional lesson plan

* Note: Attendees are required to bring a laptop computer or other device with WiFi capability to participate in interactive activities.

Instructors:

Megan von Isenburg, AHIP, is associate dean for library services and archives at the Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, co-director of the EBM course for medical students, and adjunct faculty at the University of North Carolina (UNC)–Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, where she co-teaches the “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian” online course with Cantrell.

Sarah Cantrell is the associate director for research and education at the Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives, liaison to the Graduate Medical Education programs at Duke Health, and co-director for Duke’s national EBM workshop for clinicians and librarians, and adjunct faculty at the UNC–Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, where she co-teaches the “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian” online course with von Isenburg.

Connie Schardt is adjunct faculty at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she taught the online course - EBM and the Medical Librarian from 1999 to 2017. Connie retired in 2013 as the Associate Director for Research & Education at the Medical Center Library at Duke University. At the Medical Center Library her main focus was to support the practice of Evidence-Based Medicine. She was one of the original co-directors of the Duke EBM workshop for clinicians and educators established in 2002. She is currently a co-director of Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence Based Practice for Medical Librarians, an annual 3 day workshop held in Denver, CO. and Co-Director of the annual Australian Evidence Based Practice Librarians' Institute.

MLA CE Credits: 6