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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 8 10/30/18

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

Links to Guidelines Activity Resources

Other Resources

POEM or DOE?

Ebell MH, Barry HC, Slawson DC, Shaughnessy AF. Finding POEMs in the medical literature. J Fam Pract. 1999;48(5):350-5. Article available via ILL.

EBM I Week 8 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 8

October 30, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Exam Review session – During class on November 13th

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

Quiz is TODAY

  • Exam is on November 20th  
  • Journal Club presentations are on November 27th  ____________________________________________________________________________

HOUR 1:

TOPIC: Clinical Guidelines  

FACULTY: Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Understand the use of clinical guidelines
  • Identify common website resources for Guidelines
  • Outline the EBM Pyramid
  • Select the most appropriate use for Critically Appraised Topics (CAT), including Guidelines
  • Demonstrate use of clinical practice guidelines for common medical conditions

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

  • Greenhalgh’s How to Read Paper, Chapter 10

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

Evidence Based Medicine I course guide ____________________________________________________________________________

TOPIC 2: Evaluating Clinical Literature: Introduction to Journal Clubs

FACULTY: Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

• Discuss the importance of journal clubs

• Describe the PP-ICONS approach to screening clinical literature

• Present the template and rubric for the Journal Club Assignment

• Review the Journal Club Assignment

Hour 2:TOPIC: Clinical Guidelines Activity (last 15 minutes of class after the quiz)

FACULTY: Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Understand the use of clinical guidelines
  • Identify common website resources for Guidelines
  • Outline the EBM Pyramid
  • Select the most appropriate use for Critically Appraised Topics (CAT), including Guidelines
  • Demonstrate use of clinical practice guidelines for common medical conditions

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

  • Greenhalgh’s How to Read Paper, Chapter 10

CLASS RESOURCES:

  • Evidence Based Medicine I course guide
  • Journal Club Example videos – Can be found in AIMS in the Resources folder --> Lecture Materials and PowerPoint folder --> October 31st folder
  • Journal Club Presentation resources guide

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: The guidelines activity will help you gage your understanding of the clinical guidelines topic. Practice questions will be placed in the EBM I session folder for the journal club lecture. These questions are for your own self-study and will not count toward your grade.

ASSIGNED READINGS FOR NEXT WEEK’S CLASS: Read your journal club presentation article. See AIMS for a link to the article.