Available Until 2/1/2025

From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health*

For more information or to schedule this course, please contact the NNLM Training Office at nto@utah.edu.

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explore the basics of EBPH and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention. The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define and describe evidence-based public health

  2. Identify a public health need and formulate an answerable question

  3. Locate and search applicable literature and resources

  4. Understand the importance of evaluation and locate helpful resources

Resource URLhttps://nnlm.gov/training/class-catalog/problem-prevention-evidence-based-public-health


Welcome/Introductions 12:00 – 12:05 p.m. 

Overview of EBPH 12:05 – 12:15 p.m. 

Community Assessment 12:15 – 12:25 p.m. 

Formulating the Question/Statement 12:25 – 12:35 p.m. 

Finding & Searching the Literature12:35 – 12:45 p.m. 

Evaluations of Interventions 12:45 – 12:55 p.m.

Questions/Wrap-up/Evaluation 12:55 – 1:00 p.m.

MLA CE Credits: 1