Evidence-Informed Practice Workshop Series

Incorporating evidence into practice is a challenge for all health care professionals in a workplace that increasingly demands that we do more with less. This workshop provides an introduction into the process of using evidence to inform decision making and how that can lead to meaningful change. The workshop is organized into four sections within this one day workshop.

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Level 1: Introduction to Evidence-Informed Practice

  • Introduce the concepts of evidence-informed practice.
  • Understand the hierarchy of evidence
  • Learn how to frame questions in a way that can be answered.
  • Explore the interaction of research evidence, resources, circumstances, patient preference and clinical expertise.

Level 2: Critical Appraisal of the Literature

  • Discuss tools used to critique various types of literature.
  • Review some common statistical terms found in quantitative research.
  • Explore strategies in determining flaws in research studies.
  • Conduct critical appraisal of an intervention study and a systematic review.

Level 3: Making Recommendations

  • Review the steps towards making practice recommendations using the GRADE process.
  • Discuss strategies to integrate the research evidence with resources, clinical situations and patient preferences.

Level 4: Implementing Practice Change

  • Explore the concepts in change theory and various approaches to managing clinical change.
  • Discuss assessment of the need for change.
  • Review the “Model for Improvement” to plan and implement a clinical change.

    PLEASE NOTE - The Introduction to Evidence-Informed Decision Making - Friday, June 15th, 2018 Session- HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Contact Doris Sawatzky-Dickson


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