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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 10 11/13/18

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

Statistics Calculation Tutoring Sessions

Statistics Calculations

  • November 13th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
  • November 16th from 12-1 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information

Resources for Studying for the Exam:

  1. The learning objectives for every class lecture/session - If a topic is mentioned in the learning objectives, you should understand that topic for the exam.
  2. Dr. Baughman’s quiz study guides
  3. Professor McEwen’s practice questions for her lectures
  4. Practice statistics calculations questions in AIMS
  5. Statistics Calculations Tutoring Session – November 13th and 16th - See the Learning Center AIMS site.
  6. Supplemental readings and resources mentioned for each week in the course guide - http://libraryguides.neomed.edu/EBM_I_Course
  7. PubMed tutorials ( http://libraryguides.neomed.edu/c.php?g=324154&p=2170780 ) – If you login to the tutorial, there will be questions to answer.
  8. A Simple Method for Evaluating the Clinical Literature article by Robert J. Flaherty, MD PP-ICONS article: Flaherty R. A simple method for evaluating the clinical literature. Fam Pract Manag. 2004;11(5):47-52.
  9.  Viva La Evidence YouTube Video - Song parody by James McCormack, Pharm.D. about EBM (Discusses some of the topics we covered)
  10. Zombies Ate My Evidence: The EBM Challenge to Save the World – Tutorial has practice stats questions
  11. The Economist's Clinical Trial Simulator
  12. View statistics quizzes in Academic Services
  13. Review session video: Lecture video for 11/13.
  14. Basic & Clinical Biostatistics  Supplemental e-book available via AccessPharmacy. You can use this supplemental book if you need more information about any of the statistics topics covered in class.
  15. How to Read a Paper: the Basics of Evidence-based Medicine - Supplemental e-book or print copy on course reserve in the library. This supplemental book has more information on the literature evaluation topics that we have covered in class.

 

EBM I Week 10 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE I

WEEK 10

November 13, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Statistics calculations tutoring session
    • See note in box above this box.
  • Exam Review session - during class in November 13th
  • Journal club help session – November 26th from 12-1 pm in room F-118. Stop by the room if you have questions about the assignment or your articles.
  • On November 27th, if you know your room location, please go directly to your assigned small group room. If you are unsure of your room location, please meet outside the NEW Auditorium at 12:45pm.
  • Your journal club presentation will be an oral presentation. There will be no PPT/Prezi component to your presentation. Handouts are optional. Professional attire is required for the session.
  • November 27th is a mandatory session.
  • Optional retake exam review session will be held on November 29th from 12-1 pm in room TBD.
  • The December 11th class is a virtual session. You are required to have viewed and learned the material prior to the EBM II exam in January.
  • Be prepared with questions for the exam review session. There will be no formal presentation but faculty will be available to answer your questions.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Exam is on November 20th 
  • Journal Club presentations are on November 27th  
  • Make arrangements prior to class on where your group will meet today.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • List exam topics covered on the exam.
  • Discuss the type of exam that will be given
  • Discuss the answers to review questions asked by students during the session

HOUR 1:

TOPIC: Exam Review Session
Faculty:
Kristin Baughman, Ph.D. and Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

Session will be filmed. See the lecture video section of the course AIMS site.

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Work on Journal Club Assignment – Meet with your groups in the lecture hall or anywhere on campus to work on your journal club assignment. Faculty will be available in the lecture hall to answer questions about the assignment or your article.

FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D. and Heather McEwen, M.L.I.S., M.S.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Critique their article and develop a journal club presentation with their fellow small group members

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop

Make arrangements prior class on where you group will meet. This is the only class time that is reserved for you to work on your presentation. You can work anywhere on campus including the lecture hall. Dr. Baughman and Professor McEwen will be in the lecture hall to answer questions about the assignment or your article.

ASSIGNED READING: Read your journal club article prior to class. See the EBM I AIMS site for your article information. Go to the resources folder --> Assignments folder --> Journal Club assignment folder --> Small Group Journal Articles and Group Information folder and choose the appropriate group document.

SUPPLEMENTAL READING: