195072 Evidence-based Public Health: Know where to look for good quality information

Saturday, November 7, 2009: 10:10 AM

Cynthia Kahn, MILS, MPH, AHIP , Himmelfarb Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC
This section of the course will expose students to a range of quality sources to find interdisciplinary research, data sets, grey literature and statistics from trustworthy, online resources. Students will work in pairs to identify relevant databases and other resources to answer real work case study questions. Students will take home an annotated list of over 200 resources for future references.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to identify key information resources and distinguish between good and bad quality information Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to construct strategic and valuable search strategies Upon completion of the course, the participant will apply evidence-based principles in their daily practice

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I regularly instruct public health workers, faculty and students about the concepts of evidence based public health. Additional, I have written curriculum and created instructional materials for such classes.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.