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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 5 10/9/18

This guide provides links to information resources that can be utilized in course in-class activities and assignments.

Upcoming Tutoring & Assignment Help Sessions

Peer Tutoring Sessions:

  • Literature Review - Writing Help
    • October 12th from 12-1 pm in the Regula Training Room. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
  • Statistics Calculations
    • November TBD from 12-1 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
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Literature Review Help Session - with Professor McEwen

  • October 11th from 12-1 pm in room F-118.

Support Services for ESL Students

The Learning Center has hired a part-time ESL tutor from Kent State University’s Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) graduate program. This tutor, Amanda Balch, will collaborate with Learning Center staff, and faculty from both the COM and COP to offer one-on-one meetings to address students’ concerns with writing, communication, public speaking, field-specific vocabulary, and more.

 

Sessions will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings throughout the academic year.

  • You can sign up for a 30 minute session with Amanda, one-on-one, from 4:00-8:00 pm, while additional availability from 12-4 PM may become available as well. All sessions, including their specific location, are currently available for you to view and sign-up in AIMS.

We look forward to enhancing our support for ESL students throughout this semester and beyond. If you have any questions about these services, please contact Amanda Balch (abalch@neomed.edu).

EBM I Week 5 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 5

October 9, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Optional Literature Review help session on October 11th from 12 pm - 1pm in room F-118.
  • Optional Peer Writing Tutoring Session - October 12th from 12-1 pm in the Regula Training room. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
  • Quiz 2 Review Session with Dr. Baughman - October 15th from 12- 1 pm in the NEW Center Auditorium
  • Statistics calculations tutoring sessions
    • November TBD from 12-1 pm in room TBD
    • November TBD from 12-1 pm in room TBD
  • Exam Review session - during class in November 13th

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Literature Review is due at 5 pm on October 16th
  • Statistics/research design quiz on October 16th
  • Quiz is on October 30, 2018.
  • Exam is on November 20th

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HOUR 1:

TOPIC: Literature Evaluation

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Explain criteria for evaluating journals including impact factors and peer-review
  • Evaluate a research article for your literature review assignment
  • Apply FRISBEE to determine the validity of a research article
  • Summarize the drug clinical trial process and apply that knowledge when evaluating articles

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

ASSIGNED READING:

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

Optional: Greenhalgh’s How to Read Paper, Chapters 4-6, 9

CLASS RESOURCES:

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Discussing the Evidence with Your Patients

FACULTY: Joseph Zarconi, M.D.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Discuss the importance of an informed patient.
  •  List possible communication methods that clinicians can use to discuss the evidence with patients.
  • Explain the five communication tasks to address with patients.
  •  Discuss the patient scenarios discussed in class.

 

CLASS RESOURCES:

  • Evidence Based Medicine I course guide

 

SUPPLEMENTAL RESOURCES:

 

 

CLASS RESOURCES:

  • Evidence Based Medicine I course guide

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ASSIGNED READINGS FOR NEXT WEEK’S CLASS:

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE:

  • Professor McEwen’s lecture: The literature review assignment will help you assess your understanding of the topic.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENT

  • Quiz next week – Quiz covers Dr. Baughman’s lectures (9/25/18, 10/2/18)