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Evidence-based Medicine II Course Guide (Archived): Week 2: 1/11/19

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

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**

Journal Club Assignment Guide

EBM II Week 2 Session Guide

EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE II

WEEK 2

January 11, 2019

 ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Journal club help session will be held from 12-1 pm on January 15th in room F-118.
  • Exam review session will be during the second hour of class on January 25th.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Journal Club presentation on January 18th.
    • White coats and professional attire
    • Go directly to your small group room. Meet outside the NEW Center auditorium at 9:50 am if you need help to find your small group room.
    • Handouts are optional.
  • Exam is on February 1st.
  • Retake exam is on February 8th at 11 am.
  • Clinical Question presentations are on February 15th.


TOPIC: Statistics Review.

FACULTY: Bradley Dupont, P4 and Brian Hoffmaster, Pharm.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES (updated 1/11/19):

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

  • Identify data as nominal, ordinal, or continuous
  • Calculate 3 main measures of central tendency 
  • Describe normal distribution
  • Interpret inferential statistics
  • Differentiate absolute vs relative risk  
  • Utilize NNT/NNH calculations appropriately
  •  Describe how statistically significant results may or may not hold clinical significance

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop

After the lecture, you will be given time to work on your journal club presentation.

ASSIGNED READING: None

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

Evidence Based Medicine II course guide - 

BEFORE NEXT WEEK’S CLASS:

  • Prepare for journal club presentation