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Evidence-based Medicine II Course Guide (Archived): Week 1 / Journal Club Assignment Information: 1/5/19

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

Readings for Week One

  • Read the assigned readings prior to class on January 5th.

ePSS Electronic Preventive Services Selector

Assigned Pre-Class Readings for the Panel Discussion on January 5th (These readings may change.)

Read prior to class on January 5th. There may be questions about the readings on the EBM II exam.

Journal Club Article Selection Checklist

Your article should meet the following criteria:

  • The article is a randomized control trial on humans
  • The article was published in the last 5 years
  • The article was published in the United States
  • The article is the not listed in the articles to avoid list in AIMS and attached below.
  • **First come, first serve- email article information to Professor McEwen**

PubMed & Library Resources

Journal Club Assignment Guide

EBM II Week 1 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE II

WEEK 1

January 5, 2019

 ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Mandatory class on January 5th.
  • Prior to class study the following resources:
    • Readings can be found in the Resources for Panel Discussion below.
  • You will be given time during the second hour of next week's class to work on your journal club presentation.
  • Journal club help session will be held from 12-1 pm on January 15th in room F-118.

 

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Turn in your group's journal club article by noon on Monday, January 7th.
    • Use the article selection checklist to choose an article.
    • Email Professor McEwen your article information.
  • Journal Club presentation on January 18th.
  • Exam is on February 1st.
  • Retake exam is on February 8th at 11 am.
  • Clinical Question presentations are on February 15th.

HOUR 1:
TOPIC: What to Do When Medical Literature is NOT Available.

FACULTY: Marguerite Erme, D.O., Justin Catlett, M.D., and Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • At the end of the presentation, students will be able to discuss practice-based research.  
  • At the end of the presentation, students will be able to discuss strategies for handling clinical scenarios when the medical literature is not available or unclear.

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:  See announcements section

CLASS RESOURCES:

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Introduction to EBM II

FACULTY: Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Students will be able state course and assignment requirements for the EBM II course.  

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop
ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING: None

CLASS RESOURCES:

  • EBM II Course Guide

BEFORE NEXT WEEK’S CLASS:

  • Turn in your group's journal club article by noon on Monday, January 7th.
    • Use the article selection checklist to choose an article.
    • Email Professor McEwen your article information.